Chief Development Officer Resume Samples

The role of a Chief Development Officer is to ensure the development and success of the organization by focussing on core duties such as – cultivating revenue streams, coordinating fund development, addressing development issues, and contributing to strategic planning. The most common work activities listed on the Chief Development Officer Resume include – formulating short term and long term goals, developing actionable strategies, structuring the resource development team, identifying top investment opportunities, tracking revenues and fundraising trends; planning and overseeing fundraising events, and cultivating relationships with major donors.

The successful applicant should possess these skills – proven track record of success in fundraising; strong business knowledge, demonstrable knowledge of developing strategies, social media campaigning and public relations; and ability to inspire trust and camaraderie in employees. A Master’s degree in nonprofit management or public administration or community development is commonly valued for the post.

Chief Development Officer Resume example

Chief Development Officer Resume

Summary : Accomplished business manager with history of positive growth Effective performer, both independently and in a team environment Intelligent, educated, and detail-oriented.

Skills : Donor Cultivation, Major Gift Asks, Staff management.

Description :

    1. Directed and managed all fundraising efforts to meet the revenue goals and objectives set forth by the Board of Directors and CEO.
    2. Generated revenue for both program and operating expenses ranging from annually.
    3. Planned, developed and executed the fundraising strategies including; direct mail, planned to give, an annual campaign, home sponsorship.
    4. Strategized, planned and prepared annual department revenue and expense budgets in addition to department reports.
    5. Recruited, supervised and mentored a team of development professionals.
    6. Extensive collaboration and interaction with city officials, corporate leaders, faith leaders, Board members in addition to all departments.
    7. Solicited, engaged and stewarded donors, investors, volunteers, and Board members which garnered/secured a renewed annual commitment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Development


Chief Development Officer/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Hard worker with a great desire to learn new skills and develop new projects. Team member, people person who enjoys developing lasting relationships with peers and others.

Skills : Corporate Turnaround, Leadership, Talent Management.

Description :

    1. Established the first strategic fundraising approach in the Academy's history that included an accountability system recording outreach efforts, personal visits.
    2. Created prospect portfolios of major, planned and capital giving donors for Board of Trustees, the President of the Academy and Development staff.
    3. Increased by a number of Sabre, Major and Capital Gift Donor solicitations.
    4. Acquired new foundation money for scholarship Redesigned stewardship program to properly acknowledge and record contributions.
    5. Created donor presentation packets with mission, vision, and needs.
    6. Coordinated annual donor recognition dinner for guests in which the cost of the event was secured through sponsorships.
    7. Planned and coordinated fundraising events including media and communications.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters


Chief Development Officer II Resume

Headline : Experienced relationship builder, engaging communicator, and award-winning manager with over 15 years of successful leadership in non-profit and public sectors.

Skills : Community Relations, Corporate Philanthropy, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for developing marketing strategies and cultivating and stewarding relationships that result.
    2. Redesigned the agency's funding model to decrease reliance on government grants and increase individual and corporate donations and alternative revenue.
    3. Developed a community engagement strategy to reach new and existing donors and partners in order to increase awareness.
    4. Represented the agency and its strategic priorities to county and city government, business executives, donors, the community and the media.
    5. Created a board member development plan that increased participation and resulted in a more engaged board.
    6. Board donations grew from members invested in both the annual fund and capital campaign.
    7. Crafted a new online strategy, which resulted in an increase in social media engagement.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Leadership

Chief Development Officer/Analyst Resume

Objective : Visionary, mission-driven, results-oriented senior executive with experience and expertise in nonprofit leadership and management. Demonstrated ability to manage organizational resources.

Skills : Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Benefits Administration.

Description :

    1. Directed the planning and execution of a resource development plan that resulted in securing annual operations and launching a capital campaign.
    2. Successfully met and exceeded the annual gala revenue goal, setting an event record in all areas.
    3. Created packaged sponsorship and named gift opportunities. Nominated and selected as the 40TH best place to work in the USA.
    4. Successfully launched Harlem RBI and DREAM's capital campaign, complete with an evolving campaign-specific brand and flexible communication.
    5. An enhanced formal relationship with New York Yankee, Mark Teixeira.
    6. The present position includes service on the executive officer team (CEO, CDO, COO) and responsibility for all aspects of financial development.
    7. Programs include direct marketing, annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation partnerships and disaster relief campaigns.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Finance

Chief Development Officer/Executive Resume

Headline : Management Executive With a Proven Track Record of Increasing Revenues and Client Bases; and Improving Internal Operations within Start-Up, Turnaround, and High-Growth Environments.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Established development office to oversee processes, protocols, and policies for fundraising, donations and planned to give.
    2. Tracked and secured in major gifts, provided stewardship and operationalized a new donor database for better trending and constituent relationship management.
    3. Facilitated strategic planning and direction to increase giving year over year and ensured programs demonstrated fundable metrics.
    4. Conducted consumer satisfaction survey and market research to determine trends to support opportunities for programs, operations and new lines of business.
    5. Increased organization's media profile and increased added values through public relations and strategic media partnerships.
    6. Increased social media values through creative community-based campaigns supporting missions and programs.
    7. Managed media buying, public relations, website, social media, and marketing staff, and vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA

Chief Development Officer/Technician Resume

Headline : Senior Non-profit Executive with demonstrated experience in management and leadership in results oriented environments. Effective in developing strategic business plans.

Skills : Recruitment, Training, Human Resources.

Description :

    1. Lead introduction of major gift program with multi-year donors raising in its first year.
    2. Raised in the planned giving program by introducing a new lead generation program and integrating two donor databases.
    3. Created a "signature" event that raised by recruiting and training key community volunteers.
    4. Generated in the direct mail program by improving and expanding the number of segmentation and donor-specific messages.
    5. Lead and directed corporate sponsorship program resulting in revenue.
    6. Restructured the National Office infrastructure to better meet the needs of the organization including chapters and the department of staff members.
    7. Moved all strategic development projects in-house, hired and managed resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Chief Development Officer/Supervisor Resume

Headline : Over twenty years of proven leadership and expertise in financial and organizational management of nonprofits. Experience to include all aspects of operational oversight, leadership.

Skills : Payroll, Accounts Payable, Account Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for philanthropy with the organization, assuring that the organization's corporate culture, systems, and procedures support fund development.
    2. Lead staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within the organization.
    3. Plan, coordinate and assure implementation of strategies to develop donors and contributions to support the organization.
    4. Payroll for all staff Maintains accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources.
    5. Evaluate the effects of internal and external forces on the organization and its fund development plans.
    6. Ensure that programs support the organization's values, mission, and general objectives.
    7. Organize capital and annual campaigns, grant writing and special events.
    8. Communicate the YMCA's mission and goals to donors and potential donors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Human Services

Lead Chief Development Officer Resume

Summary : Proven fundraiser with a strong understanding of all aspects of marketing and strategic business development for organizations; a solid background in advertising, promotions.

Skills : Management, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Led the integrated development and marketing program for international NGO dedicated to curing the world of leprosy.
    2. Developed, trained and facilitated an organizational shift in fundraising culture from primarily direct response marketing to major donor engagement.
    3. Directed ten staff and five contract vendors to increase awareness and generate $6 million annually.
    4. Created innovative and sustainable marketing and revenue-generating programs.
    5. Increased annual major donor income by one year.
    6. Implemented a major donor relationship management system and personally managed a caseload of top prospects.
    7. Direct the cultivation of major donors in the SPFB service area.
    8. Work with the CEO to present funding requests to individual and business donors for ongoing pledges and support.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Education

Associate Chief Development Officer Resume

Headline : Results focused solutions leader with proven track record in delivering projects on time and under budget. Strong abilities to manage to financial targets whether it be top-line revenue growth.

Skills : Leading Skills, Quick Learner.

Description :

    1. Led all technology initiatives including intranet, eCommerce, extranet, distribution, and operations.
    2. Managed a million budget for resources, web, back-office, and proprietary technology development.
    3. Managed vendor relationships, negotiated contracts, and evaluated new technology.
    4. Established technology vision/roadmap, evaluated and recommended technologies and partnerships.
    5. Evaluated hosting options and moved operations to new data centers resulting in savings on an annual budget.
    6. Implemented Oracle applications for CRM, Financials, and Distribution under target.
    7. Achieved more than double revenue growth with website and back-office re-architecture.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA

Asst. Chief Development Officer Resume

Headline : Professional in Retail Business, with 15 years of experience, beginning as a sales associate and reaching top positions as Chief for Marketing, Commercial and Development departments.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for fundraising efforts in counties in South Carolina and counties.
    2. Highlights and accomplishments include: Serving as a member of the CEO's Administrative Team.
    3. Establishing annual fundraising goals and objectives for the staff of six.
    4. Raising total of through all avenues annual goal.
    5. Establishing a portfolio management system with major gift officers.
    6. Establishing nine new on-line microsites (an episodic employee-based donation system) with companies in the region.
    7. Moved all strategic development projects in-house, hired and managed resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Chief Development Officer Resume

Summary : Hard working energetic young man, background is one of perseverance. Goal is to add value to everyone come into contact with, And to leave any place a better place because of involvement.

Skills : Leadership, Accounting, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. The assignment was to develop our Team members from a customer service aspect.
    2. Reach the companies sales goals and objectives.
    3. Present and execute new ideas that will increase revenue.
    4. Track results of our team sales, in addition to creating a positive work environment conducive to our teammate's personal growth.
    5. Establishing corporate relationships, training marketing team, and closing difficult client sales.
    6. Bookkeeping, Data Entry Specialist, A/R and A/P along with Reconciliation.
    7. Customer Service Representative, Word, and Excel experience.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma