Director of Development


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Baltimore, MD 


CaregiverCaregiver / Health Care, Social Services, Training & Education


per year

Employment Type:

Full time



Job Description:

Position Description
The Director of Development reports to the Chief Executive
Officer, and works closely with the Chief Operating Officer and the
JOTF Board of Directors' Fundraising Committee to solicit and
secure public and private funds - with an emphasis on corporate and
individual donors - to support organizational operations. The
Director is responsible for crafting and implementing JOTF's
development campaign and strategies, will build and manage JOTF's
annual major giving campaign and fundraising events, and will work
with senior staff to craft and coordinate a strong development
campaign. The Director will be a self-driven, team player with a
keen ability to think and act strategically for the benefit of the
organization and its constituencies.
Major Responsibilities include but may not be
limited to the following

Working collaboratively with Executive and Senior level staff
and Board Members to develop and implement a comprehensive,
multi-year fundraising plan for JOTF
Developing targeted goals, objectives, outcomes and timelines
to achieve budgeted development goals.
Overseeing planning and managing of fundraising events and
donor database
Identify new strategic alliances that will increase
organizational funding support to amplify the organizational brand
and mission
Cultivate new and existing relationships, and coordinate
meetings with prospective and existing donors to build and increase
awareness of JOTF's brand and mission in partnership with the


At least five (5) years of experience in fund development and
event planning with proven success in raising public and private
funding for non-profit organizations
A strong commitment and passion for JOTF's mission
General understanding of issues facing disadvantaged
Marylanders, especially employment-related challenges of low-skill
men and women and the workforce needs of employers
Organized, detail oriented and can work effectively in both a
team and individually
Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate effectively
with diverse populations
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities
simultaneously and meet deadlines
Experience with fact checking and quick turnaround research of
Working knowledge of development best practices, fundraising
tools and technology, including donor databases, e-mail and online
campaigns, and donor research
Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal
Working mastery of computer programs including: Microsoft Word,
Power Point and Excel, and familiarity with donor databases

Position Details
This is a full-time position. The Director of Development
reports to JOTF's Chief Executive Officer and works closely with
JOTF's Chief Operating Officer. Work will be based out of our
downtown Baltimore office during regular business hours, with an
expectation of off-site meetings and after-hours or weekend events.
The ideal candidate will be able to provide his/her own
transportation for travel. Downtown parking and reimbursement for
business travel are included.
JOTF offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Benefit options including health insurance, matched 403(b) and paid
JOTF strongly values diversity and inclusivity in
the workplace.
JOTF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender
identity, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status,
religious or political affiliation or any other classification
considered discriminatory under applicable law.
To Apply
Please submit the following to with "Director of
Development" in subject line by April 26, 2019:
Cover Letter
Two (2) short writing samples (no longer than 2 pages each)
Salary expectations
Organization Info
Job Opportunities Task Force Inc

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