Director of Development

Washington, District Of Columbia
Jun 03, 2014
Jul 08, 2014
Full Time

Director of Development
National Community Reinvestment Coalition

The Director of Development will work closely with executive and program staff to develop and carry out a
multi-faceted fund raising strategy to strengthen existing programs and to facilitate new initiatives. The
Director of Development will mobilize resources through new and existing relationships with major
foundations, government agencies, financial institutions, individuals and other sources.

· Create and implement a multi-faceted development strategy to obtain major grants (6 to 7 figures)
from foundation, corporate and government sources as well as through targeted and innovative
individual donor initiatives
· Cultivate funding prospects and build infrastructure to support a new individual donor solicitation
process with high growth potential
· Develop and maintain systems to streamline and manage the proposal process
· Work with executive staff to cultivate and maintain relationships with funders and partner
· Supervise the maintenance of a database of foundation, government, corporate and individual
· Oversee and ensure technical, grammatical and visual quality of proposals
· Assist with event fund raising and planning, including NCRC's annual conference
· Work with our CFO to manage portfolio of existing grants including reporting and renewal
· Work with program staff to ensure timely, complete and high quality interim and final reports are
generated for grants, as required
· Manage Development Department, including the development assistant and other staff to insure
timely and quality fund raising requests
· Monitor and employ advancements in the fund raising field and work closely with executive staff to
stay abreast of changes within NCRC's programmatic fields
· Additional responsibilities as needed

· Graduate degree, preferably in relevant fields, including those most relevant to the position (i.e.
non-profit management, marketing) and/or those related to NCRC's mission (i.e. public policy,
urban planning, community and economic development)
· Bachelor's degree and additional related experience can be substituted for advanced degree.
· At least five years of fund raising experience
· Demonstrated success in obtaining and managing major donations
· Strong analytical skills and capacity to facilitate internal decisions across multiple stakeholders
· Excellent oral, presentation and written communications skills, including advanced editing skills
· Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
· Proven project management skills, including planning, budgeting and the ability to balance multiple
tasks and projects
· Extensive experience in fund raising, foundation relations, cultivating and stewardship of donors
· Proven team management experience
· Strong computer skills, including experience working with Microsoft Office and fund raising
· Proven experience in database management
· Background in NCRC's programmatic priorities a plus

NCRC provides a competitive salary commensurate with experience and offers a comprehensive and
flexible benefits package, including generous vacation, health insurance, and retirement benefits.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (including a proposal) and salary expectations to All requested information needs to be submitted.

NCRC is an equal opportunity employer.