Director of Development-Social Services

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Connecticut, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 10, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time



Director of Development


The Director of Development is responsible for building and executing the fundraising strategy for the organization to maximize levels of contributed revenue.

Reporting to and in partnership with the CEO, the Development Director will lead all development initiatives. This is a new position; the successful candidate will have the opportunity to build the function and develop the organization’s fundraising strategy going forward.




  • Develop and execute JFSGNH annual fundraising plan and devise a development calendar of supporting activities
  • Manage CRM database, overseeing data input and ensuring timeliness and accuracy of reports and donor communications
  • Solicit financial support from small, medium and large individual donors, as well as from corporations and foundations
  • Devise strategies for donor stewardship, cultivation and retention
  • Work in partnership with the Board of Directors to identify new prospects and to help define the role of the Board in fundraising initiatives
  • Develop and implement a planned giving strategy
  • Work in cooperation with the grant writer to identify and pursue government and foundation grant support; develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation, government and corporate fundraising
  • In cooperation with Board representatives, oversee special events and identify opportunities for related corporate sponsorships




  • BA required, MA preferred
  • Five-plus years development experience
  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership and organizational skills, strategic thinking, oral and written communication, and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of CRM database
  • Scrupulous attention to confidentiality


This position, located in New Haven,  is fully remote through the pandemic until safety no longer a concern.

JFSGNH offers a competitive salary, paid vacation, numerous holidays, and a collegial work environment


Please send resume and cover letter, including detailed information regarding background and demonstrated success, to:


Amy Rashba, LCSW, Chief Executive Officer


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