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Equip, Inc.

Director of Development

Equip, Inc.
Marion, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 03/03/2016
Categories: Fundraising
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description for Director of Development


Reporting to and in partnership with the President, the Director of Development (Director) will spearhead development efforts as Equip International continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.


Responsible For:                   Creation of Development Plan

                                                Budget Preparation

                                                Public Relations


Primary Responsibilities:      Creation of Development Plan

  • Detail how Equip will solicit donors
  • Identify funding sources such as grants, in-kind donations, charitable events and marketing opportunities
  • Establish forecasts and prepare evaluations of fund-raising potential for Development activity by identifying and rating prospects, with special attention given to those prospects having the highest potential.
  • Develop calendars and action plans for each aspect of Development
  • Manage the implementation of Orange Leap and oversee staff responsibilities for data entry and gift processing

                                                Budget Preparation

  • Prepare annual budget for Development Plan that is realistic, consistent, and measurable
  • Provide detailed information on amount of money to be raised to meet Operating Budget criteria

                                                Public Relations

  • Creation of marketing materials, social media, and advertising campaigns
  • Responsibility for Branding


Secondary Responsibilities:  Represent Equip at various mission conferences, churches, and other meetings as needed

Assist other staff as requested/needed

Assist in care of facilities as needed

If interested in this position, please email George Foose at




Complete any other tasks assigned by the Equip President or Board of Directors