Director Of Development Resume Samples

The primary responsibility of a Director of Development is to raise revenue for a non-profit organization. In order to execute this job description, the Director of Development Resume mentions the following duties as well – creating and implementing various development plans that will solicit donors and identify funding sources; discussing with senior leadership and board of directors about the development plans, executing the plans accordingly, providing oversight and leadership to followers, soliciting donors, and building strong relationships with key accounts.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in marketing or business. Other traits include public relations prospecting skills, business development, and negotiation knowledge and experience; persuasive skills, strong verbal communication skills, the potential to interact with executive levels and strong analytical skills. Working with not-for-profit organizations or fundraising experience is as well needed.

 

Director of Development Resume

Headline : An experienced Human Resource and Resource Development Professional with over 15 years of experience in event planning, volunteer management, human resources management, grant writing and fundraising.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Raiser's Edge, IMIS, Neon, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Planned, coordinated and administered activities of the Triangle Urban League's National Achievement Society that included over 1000 youth from the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill school districts.
    2. Assigned educational/youth programs that included developing, implementing, and supervising related procedures, processes, services and systems.
    3. Managed and conducted Corporate Diversity Training on behalf of the Triangle Urban League to fortune 500 businesses and corporations in the Research Triangle community.
    4. Generated financial resources for the organization through corporate & individual sponsorships, grants and special events totaling over $300,000.
    5. Developed, planned, coordinated and implemented activities including, seminars, conferences, workshops, short courses, public events and other related programs to promote academic achievement.
    6. Researched, developed and coordinated new ideas and concepts for program themes, materials and resources to supplement, expand or replace existing program components aimed at helping to close the academic achievement gap.
    7. Monitored and evaluated program effectiveness, investigate education trends, and recommend and implement modifications to improve program effectiveness.
    8. Represented assigned program on behalf of the President/CEO; served on various committees and attended professional meetings as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA


Director of Development & Event Resume

Headline : Track record of successfully developing and growing fundraising events and strategies. Versatile development leader within mental health, adult education, food security and community health environments, Seasoned relationship developer with individual, corporate and foundation donors, Positive and effective manager of cohesive, mission-driven teams.

Skills : An innate critical thinker and logical problem solver.

Description :

    1. Effectively built and managed a region of 9 schools to provide SES instructional programs within multiple school districts across Washington DC metro area through acquisition, registration, and quality program implementation.
    2. Promoted from Site Manager to Director within 3 months of being hired for exceeding targeted objectives.
    3. Successfully hired and trained 9 efficient Site Managers, 30 teachers, and 25 program aides within budget following strict guidelines mandated by DC Public Schools that resulted in servicing over 300 students.
    4. Collaborated with various stakeholders including principals, administrators, after school coordinators, and teachers in dynamic challenging environments, in effort to establish strategic partnerships.
    5. Ensured compliance with all Federal, State policies, and program requirements.
    6. Consistently maintained a program budget for program staff in line with revenue projections and actual.
    7. Interacted with teachers and parents on escalated issues and problems; acted as primary contact for principals, and anyone from respective school districts for all questions and concerns.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical Assistant


Associate Director of Development Resume

Headline : Sustainable non-profit organizations that address and alleviate social concerns, provide higher educational opportunities, and improve the lives of others. Specific areas of interest in philanthropy are at-risk youth, addiction/mental health, homeless assistance and domestic violence. My personal goals are to always to go above and beyond, remain humble and carry on.

Skills : Communications, Volunteer Management, Development, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Work as part of the executive team to facilitate relationships beneficial to the theatre company.
    2. Design and coordinate all annual giving campaigns: corporate, foundation and individual giving.
    3. Research, track and increase all opportunities for foundation based funding.
    4. Research, write and present compelling funding proposals to over 120 foundations per year.
    5. Meet with regional CEO's to advance the theatre's cause through corporate funding relationships.
    6. As part of the executive team, worked with officials, contractors and consultants to expedite an in-depth feasibility study and mount an $8m capital campaign to fund reconstruction of an historic theater.
    7. Designed and implemented an early online giving program.
    8. Designed and implemented a planned giving program.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master of Science

Director of Development And Communications Resume

Objective : An accomplished development and communications professional with more than 15 years of experience seeks a position within the nonprofit sector. Consistently meets organizational goals with enthusiasm, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit. Extremely successful at building positive relationships beneficial to the organization by creating an environment of trust, collaboration and professionalism among staff, leaders and vendors.

Skills : Communications, Volunteer Management, Development, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Works closely with the VP/Strategy and Development to plan, develop, and maintain a comprehensive fundraising program on behalf of the agency and to enhance the organization's mission and vision.
    2. Identifies and acquires new public and private funding resources.
    3. Aggressively seeks new corporate and foundation funding sources.
    4. Cultivates relationships with current and past donors.
    5. Represents agency in meetings with potential funding sources.
    6. Administers the agency's grant proposal development and submission process.
    7. Manages the annual year-end giving campaign.
    8. Key Accomplishments: Created a grants manager position to maximize Development efforts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Broadcast Communications

Interim Director of Development Resume

Headline : An accomplished development and communications professional with more than 15 years of experience seeks a position within the nonprofit sector. Consistently meets organizational goals with enthusiasm, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit. Extremely successful at building positive relationships beneficial to the organization by creating an environment of trust, collaboration and professionalism among staff, leaders and vendors.

Skills : CompTIA A+, ORACLE Financials, HIPAA Trained, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll Processing, IT Helpdesk.

Description :

    1. Included developing a comprehensive business plan to implement proven fund-raising principles to effectively reach the desired Hospital's audience.
    2. Coordinated and supervised a staff of three.
    3. The business plan included coordinating Hospital events: Annual Gala Ball, Taste of Life, and Golf & Tennis Tournament.
    4. While overseeing and evaluating these programs and events the main responsibility was to identify, cultivate and solicit new donors for the Hospital.
    5. Conducted a comprehensive Planning and Feasibility Study that resulted in challenging the Hospital's constituency to raise $10 million.
    6. Other responsibilities included the careful and guiding watch over the Hospital's Advisory Council.
    7. As Executive Director of the Advisory Council, the fund-raising arm of the Hospital was to lead and advise the Council.
    8. More importantly, the function of Executive Director was to keep the Council informed of Hospital news through newsletters, mailings and personal visits so they could be better educated when reaching out to the community as a voice of the Hospital.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Marketing

Director of Development/Project Manager Resume

Summary : Young professional with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication, emphasis on Culture and Media, who is seeking a position where I can utilize my fundraising and event management skills. I am an enthusiastic, dynamic individual, with experience in non-profit development, event planning, marketing and leadership, with excellent verbal and written communication.

Skills : Computer Skills PC proficient in: All MS Office programs.

Description :

    1. Lead, designed, and coordinated all organizational annual fund raising events.
    2. Assigned and supervised staff during scheduled charitable events.
    3. Increased charitable giving by 41% in first year, and 46% in the second year as DoD.
    4. Presented to various businesses, churches, and schools to increase awareness and grow charitable revenue.
    5. Collaborated with Executive Director tracking and monitoring advertising and promotional costs to control annual expenses.
    6. Partner with local area Chamber of Commerce officials, churches, organizations and businesses to promote and secure interest in the center and community awareness.
    7. Recruit, hire and train new organizational staff.
    8. Participated in and observed various counseling sessions with clients and lead counselor.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Director of Development & Production Resume

Summary : An administrative leadership position that maximizes my professional expertise in administration and management, finance, fundraising, marketing and alumni relations, as well as communications, event planning and social media.

Skills : Customer Service, Contract Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Assisted Chief Development Officer in coordinating overall Foundation budget of $12 million.
    2. Developed and implemented a strategic vision, goals and objectives for a comprehensive annual giving program for over 30,000 individuals.
    3. Developed and maintained an effective communications plan to ensure that donors, prospects and volunteers are regularly apprised of campaign efforts.
    4. Directed Circle of Care Leadership Giving Level program for donors giving $10,000 or more.
    5. Responsible for portfolio of 120 current donors and prospects.
    6. Coordinated personal visits, made presentations and cultivated new prospects.
    7. Responsible for coordination of annual National Circle of Care Leadership Conference and Gala as well as local recognition and stewardship dinners for donors.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Journalism

Director of Development/Public Relations Resume

Summary : Demonstrated ability to implement brand standards and encourage policies and procedures that increase efficiency. Delivered exceptional sales results, which contributed to attaining weekly, quarterly, and yearly goals. Skilled in creation and execution of training directives to develop and retain effective personnel.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for developing and implementing annual fund program initiatives, revenue generating and non-revenue generating special events, and hiring, training, managing and evaluating key development staff.
    2. Strategically planned and managed the annual fund and special event budgets.
    3. Created structured and carefully strategized annual giving programs for the acquisition of non-donors and the renewal and retention of regular lapsed and long lapsed donors resulting in annual increases in alumni, parent, friend and faculty/staff contributions.
    4. Managed the annual fund phonathon resulting in a 67% increase in pledges and contributions through a carefully segmented program targeting alumni, parents and friends.
    5. Created and wrote all content for annual fund brochures, direct mail appeals, e-solicitations and phonathon scripts.
    6. Increased alumni participation in the annual fund from 2% to 10%.
    7. Increased matching gift revenue annually through tailored and comprehensive initiatives targeting alumni, parents and friends employed by matching gift companies.
    8. Increased contributions from seniors through the creation of the Senior Class Giving Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Advertising

Sr. Director of Development Resume

Summary : Enthusiastically do work that makes a positive impact in a fast paced atmosphere/environment. Enhance a team-centered environment with enthusiasm and pride in the brand and work that we represent. Utilize my creativity, problem solving skills and business development instincts in everyday duties.

Skills : Fundraising, Strategic Planning & Development, Public Speaking, Event Management, Leadership Development, Microsoft Office, Quick Books, Program Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all grant writing which provided approximately $300,000 in annual funding and managed grant reporting process.
    2. Managed strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations, designed and implemented all fundraising activities, including annual giving, in-kind donations, campaigns, and special projects.
    3. Managed public relations and make community presentations.
    4. Managed the installation and implementation of Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge constituent management software.
    5. Established gift processing protocol and trained four (4) volunteers for day-to-day gift processing.
    6. Developed policies and procedures to streamline and guide data entry.
    7. Performed record audits to maintain data integrity.
    8. Directed production of all Women's Center publications and redesign of website.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Jr. Director of Development Resume

Objective : To continue to use my skills to assist people who are in need through resource procurement and therapeutic intervention.

Skills : non profit fundraising, special event co-ordination, grant writing, marketing, media, website management, small business management, experience in medical staff credentialing office/JCAHO/bylaws, media/PR, presentations.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all public relations, marketing, and campaign fundraising.
    2. Supervised the graphics/communications individual and the volunteer resource coordinator.
    3. Participated in strategic planning with other management staff and carried out fundraising activities.
    4. Engaged the community in New ways through social media, in-kind giving, and advocacy.
    5. Researched and planned New website project plan with a website company.
    6. Raised funds through Give for Good community day of giving campaign 2 years in a row.
    7. Managed successful designated funding campaigns for Back to School and playground cover.
    8. Skills Used Creative and strategic thinking and planning, improvement projects, fundraising, and supervision.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Social Work

Assistant Director of Development Resume

Summary : Responsible for funding, marketing, PR, Social Media, as well as Website manager. Multi-faceted manager, facilitator of corporate compliance standards, sales associate, media representative, and developer. Over five years of medical administrative experience, eighteen years of managerial experience. Nationally recognized franchise small business owner.

Skills : Fundraising, Public Speaking, Advocacy, Business Development, Customer Service, Database Management, Excel, Grant Writing, Marketing, Event Planning, Event Marketing, Networking, Research, Relationship Management, Strategic Planning, Word.

Description :

    1. Responsible for developing and implementing annual fund program initiatives, revenue generating and non-revenue generating special events, and hiring, training, managing and evaluating key development staff.
    2. Strategically planned and managed the annual fund and special event budgets.
    3. Created structured and carefully strategized annual giving programs for the acquisition of non-donors and the renewal and retention of regular lapsed and long lapsed donors resulting in annual increases in alumni, parent, friend and faculty/staff contributions.
    4. Managed the annual fund phonathon resulting in a 67% increase in pledges and contributions through a carefully segmented program targeting alumni, parents and friends.
    5. Created and wrote all content for annual fund brochures, direct mail appeals, e-solicitations and phonathon scripts.
    6. Increased alumni participation in the annual fund from 2% to 10%.
    7. Increased matching gift revenue annually through tailored and comprehensive initiatives targeting alumni, parents and friends employed by matching gift companies.
    8. Increased contributions from seniors through the creation of the Senior Class Giving Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Public Relations

Director of Development Resume

Summary : Committed professional with broad-spectrum of experiences in business development, marketing and public relations. Special areas of focus are donor/consumer development, relationship building, volunteer management and empowering others. Strong written and verbal communication skills with innate ability to relate to diverse personalities. Dedicated to growth, improving performance and furthering the vision of the entire team.

Skills : MS Office Certification.

Description :

    1. Secured $2.5 million annual fund-raising revenue.
    2. Created and administered annual development plan and budget.
    3. Selected, trained, and coached multiple levels of personnel.
    4. Cultivated and stewarded individual and corporate donors.
    5. Administered fund-raising events and eight direct mail appeals annually.
    6. Researched and prioritized government and foundation grantors; directed proposal development and follow-up.
    7. Administered agency marketing and public relations activities.
    8. Planned and administered the first fund-raising dinner in a decade, securing over $100,000 in revenue and hosting 400+ guests.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA In Management