Job Title: Director of Development

Report to (title): Executive Director

Type of Position: Full-Time

Job Group: Fundraising/Administration

Position Details: Staff

FLSA: Exempt

Job Scope:

The Director of Development is responsible for researching, preparing, writing and submitting grant applications,­­­­­­ and managing a comprehensive donor base and fundraising data system. Additional job duties include executing and maintaining development procedures in the area of financial growth and sustainability. The Director of Development is also responsible for drafting monthly thank you letters to donors and developing the copy and content for special fundraising activities including but not limited to direct mailers and Capital Campaign collateral content. This position reports to the Executive Director. 

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • ·         Works with Executive Director to implement fundraising strategy for TEEM
  • ·         Researches, prepares, writes, and submits grant applications to sustain and enhance the mission of TEEM
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  • ·         Assists in organizing and executing community events and fundraising activities designed to raise awareness and build support for TEEM
  • ·         Prepares fundraising reports for Board of Directors
  • ·         Maintains current knowledge of community resources
  • ·         Identifies and develops caseload of funding prospects
  • ·         Evaluates existing funding strategy and submits annual updates to plan
  • ·         Coordinates solicitation and follow through of individual, foundation, and corporate donors
  • ·         Maintains healthy relationships with TEEM funders and partners
  • ·         Researches funding opportunities
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  • ·         Creates content for fundraising activities such as direct mail solicitation and Capital needs
  • ·         Drafts thank you letters and correspondence for donors
  • ·         Works with Communications staff to raise awareness of TEEM mission
  • ·         Assists with participant involvement, activities, instruction and supervision
  • ·         Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • ·        Proven experience in fundraising, networking, and grant writing
  • ·         Effective organizational skills
  • ·         Outstanding skills in written and verbal communication and community relations
  • ·         Demonstrates exemplary character
  • ·         Experience with Mac OS software and programs
  • ·         Experience using Salsa data base or similar donor management database
  • ·         Basic understanding of people in need and how to work with such individuals without enabling   them
  • ·         Ability to work with staff and participants in a positive and productive manner
  • ·         Ability to work independently and within a team
  • ·         Ability to receive and adhere to instruction and direction from supervisor
  • ·         Commitment to the TEEM philosophy, concept and program
  • ·         Desire to learn, develop and grow as a professional
  • ·         Willingness and ability to adhere to TEEM’s policies and procedures

 Education and Work Experience:

              Bachelor’s Degree required, but Master’s Degree preferred.

This document reflects only the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a complete or final description of the work requirements that may actually be inherent in the job.

EEO/AA: TEEM will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


To apply for this position please send a copy of your cover letter and resume to Courtnie Chaney at