Director of Development

The Learning Collaborative(Non-Profit Preschool) - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC (30+ days ago)

Job Description – Director of Development

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director will be responsible for building and executing our development/fundraising plan which will detail how to solicit and steward donors as well as identify marketing opportunities and funding sources such as: grants, foundations, in-kind donations, and charitable events.


  • Lead and manage overall development efforts to raise annual budget of $650,000
  • Create and implement annual development plan and strategy
  • Engage Board members to assist in achieving fundraising plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate & foundation sponsors as well as individual donors.
  • Develop and grow our individual donor base; manage annual giving campaign, cultivate major gifts
  • Oversee organization of special events
  • Manage the implementation of eTapestry for gift processing and donor tracking
  • Track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Develop and implement comprehensive marketing and public relations strategy to include use of website, newsletters, and social media.
  • Prepare annual Development budget and oversee expenses for marketing/fundraising
  • Lead Development Committee Meetings and participate in Board Meetings
  • Connect potential volunteers to staff members for meaningful engagement
  • Dedicate on-going attention to personal professional development.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Development: 10 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Charlotte, NC


  • Certified Fundraising Certificate