Director of Development (hybrid)

Center for Enriched Living

Job Description

What We Do

·         CEL’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by maximizing their opportunities for personal success, fun, friendship, employment, and community involvement. 


What We Aspire To

·         CEL empowers people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to realize their greatest potential, thrive within the community, and achieve their hopes and dreams.


What You’ll Do

·         Lead, develop, and motivate a high functioning development team in all facets of our philanthropy program

·         Drive CEL’s strategic philanthropy objectives to meet or exceed a $2.7M fundraising goal

·         Work closely with board to achieve fundraising goals

·         Create annual and long-term development plans and implement measurable objectives

·         Monitor and report out on budget and revenue targets to ensure positive outcomes

·         Develop new and nurture existing relationships that culminate in success

·         Serve as spokesperson for CEL and maintain strong community presence


What You Have

·         Bachelor’s Degree, with a minimum 7 years of firsthand, results-driven experience in fundraising

·         Experience in planned giving strategy and implementation

·         Strong working knowledge of RE/NXT or equivalent CRM database; understanding of Data points and reports to drive and meet targeted goals

·         Proven success in soliciting Major Gifts and Managing campaigns

·         Ability to build strong relationships within and outside of an organization

·         Demonstrated skill in donor prospecting, cultivation, and matching donor needs and interests

·         Experience in developing, overseeing, and measuring goals for Development team  

·         Highly effective and excellent communication skills with strength in written, interpersonal, conversational, and presentation skills 


What You’ll Get

·         Salary based on experience and demonstrated success: $115,000 - $135,000

·         Health, Dental, Vision, 403(b), Life Insurance, Disability Insurance

·         Generous amount of vacation, personal and sick time, plus holiday time off

·         The satisfaction of knowing you are part of an amazing team who is committed to ensuring that our vision and mission is accomplished every day 

·         A warm, welcoming, fun, and inclusive work environment, where work-life balance is valued

·         A flexible schedule where you can work both remotely and onsite as needed

Posted 1 year ago
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Requirement
5 - 10 Years