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Senior Development Consultant

CMC:Foundation for Change
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 3, 2021

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Position Type
Executive, Fundraising, Capital Campaigns, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Prospect Research, Special Events
Health, Social Services
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Part Time
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CMC:Foundation for Change is a young & energetic non profit organization seeking a dynamic development professional who can cultivate a small portfolio of major donors and expand our giving capacity through new individual donors and corporate giving. 


We currently have a small base of passionate donors who have personal connections to our organization and its mission. The Director of Development will continue to grow these existing relationships, while also building out our branding and marketing infrastructure to secure new lines of funding. 


The ideal candidate will be excited to join an organization without a formal fundraising department, where they will need to originate and enact a fundraising plan with support from Executive Staff. Reporting to the Director of Operations and Executive Directors, the Senior Development Consultant will create, execute, and track a long-term development strategy to build a diverse and sustainable funding base. 


Position Expectations
    Sustain current fundraising goals of ~$400,000 per year Identify, cultivate, and solicit donors and prospects with a focus on increasing the number of annual Major Gifts, the average size of Major Gifts, and the number of donations above $5,000. Regularly report on progress and results. Create a development calendar with short- and long-range goals to build a diverse portfolio of funding sources.  Recommend scalable and sustainable strategies for planned giving and individual donor management and recognition.  Update and maintain knowledge base of potential, current, and past donors with relevant details like giving priorities and cultivation strategies. Communicate with current and potential donors to keep them engaged, updated, and actively supporting the foundation.


Additional Responsibilities
    Contribute to development-related communications such as annual reports, newsletters, and donor updates, as well as other external-facing marketing collateral. Assist with hard copy mailings of annual reports and other marketing collateral.
    Coordinate logistics around virtual and in-person fundraising and public engagement events. Support strategy and execution of fundraising and marketing plans, vendor management, guest management, and in-person events.


    Bachelor's Degree Required Strong oral and written communications skills 5-7 years of nonprofit fund development experience with proven track record of gift solicitation or comparable experience in sales Demonstrated ability to secure individual gifts of $25,000 or more Demonstrated strong planning skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities Must be a highly energetic professional with a proven track record of working with diverse audiences, building donor relationships and closing major gifts Proven ability to work independently and as a self-starter Willing to travel as needed


Position Type

Hours and Compensation negotiable with an expected Salary Range of $70,000-$100,000 FTE (commensurate with experience). Remote - with option for Hybrid - in the NYC area or willing to travel to NYC periodically.


Application Requirements: 

Please email your resume and a short cover letter (in the body of the email is acceptable) explaining your interest in the job to

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