Director of Development

Hope's Legacy Equine Rescue, Inc.

Job Description


Collaborate with the Executive Director to create a fund development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization

Execute Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue’s annual fundraising plan

Develop a major gifts program and a planned giving program

Raise funds for the annual fund

grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements

Create annual fundraising newsletters (spring and fall)

Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations

Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors

Overseeing organization of special events

Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising


Must embrace the mission of Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue

Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills

Possess the skills to work with and motivate board members and other volunteers.

Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.

Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.

Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.

Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.

Posted 1 year ago
Afton, Virginia
Education Requirement
High School Diploma
Experience Requirement
1-5 years