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Goodwill Rescue Mission

Director of Development

Goodwill Rescue Mission
Newark, New Jersey, United States

Date Posted: 09/29/2009
Categories: Fundraising
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Do you have hands-on experience in growing a non-profit Development program? Do you have a track record of innovative approaches to financial development? Do you have the vision to develop a strategy to help men, women and children in an urban environment? If so, Goodwill Rescue Mission in Newark, NJ invites you to apply for the position of Director of Development.

Position Summary:
The Director of Development leads the board and staff in financial development planning and activities. In this role working closely with GRM’s Executive Director, board members, and senior program staff, the Director will implement and manage a total fundraising effort, including managing a support staff, online and offline solicitation, corporate sponsorship, local, state and possibly federal grants, special events, newsletter, website, advertising, public relations and major donor cultivation.

-Excellent writing and oral communicative skills
-Sound organizational abilities and a high degree of creativity and initiative are essential.
-Demonstrated ability to develop strategic plans, implement programs, as well as to organize, initiate, and motivate is required.
-5 or more years of successful Financial Development Program experience with consistent annual increases in overall income
-Proficiency with Blackbaud’s Raiser's Edge desired