Director of Development, Non-Profit

Make the Road Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
$65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Closing date
Jun 9, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Membership, Prospect Research, Other Fundraising
Community Development, Community Foundations, For-Profit Companies, Other Fields
Employment Type
Full Time
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Who is MRPA:

Make the Road PA was launched in 2014 and has quickly become one of the largest Latinx organizations in the state of Pennsylvania over the last few years. MRPA runs three robust centers in Reading, Allentown, and Philadelphia. We have a strong, engaged membership base of Black and Brown working-class people, primarily in Latinx communities. We have a strong track record of local and state campaigns, large-scale mobilizations on federal issues, large-scale civic engagement work, and active leadership among key progressive organizing groups, coalitions, and tables across the state.

About the position:

Make The Road PA is seeking a full-time Development Director to work closely with the Executive Director to oversee MRPA’s fundraising landscape and potential donor pool. The role will play a critical part in securing philanthropic funds, building out an individual donor pool, and fostering relationships with potential donors/foundations under the director's direction to continue MRPA’s vision.

Salary Range: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


Job Responsibilities

    Building and maintaining donor relationships Creating a positive, respectful reputation for the organization Facilitating strategy meetings with fundraising staff Finding potential donors from the public and private sectors Managing relationships with the organization's financial partners Preparing and presenting reports on fundraising activities to senior management and board of directors. Serving as grants administrator, writing grant proposals and acknowledgments for grants received. Ensuring compliance by the organization of terms stipulated in the grant award. Producing grant content a monthly Build out the individual donor base, prioritize cultivating donors for the organization, Build out federal, state, and city RFPs Bottomline prospecting and supporting the team on reporting. Bottomline and collaborate with the team in launching the end of year fundraiser Responsible for writing thank you letters/notes to donors. Coaches, trains, and develops grant writing for the Senior Leadership Team. Creates and/or collaborates with a team for training materials in relation to fundraising. Collaborates in coalition with organizational partners and allies on joint proposals.


We are seeking candidates who excel in relationship-building, are results-oriented, and have impeccable writing and project management skills. You should have:

    Bachelor's or equivalent work Experience in writing grant proposals and reports Proven experience in the development of fundraising strategies 3-5 years of proven experience in communications, public relations, or, advocacy and political campaigns


    Must be eligible to work in the US. Be fully bilingual in Spanish and English.
    A car and driver’s license. Required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine prior first day of employment. Be open to working some evenings and weekends.

Location: This person can be based in Philadelphia, Allentown, or Reading, PA, but will need to travel on a regular basis.


To Apply:

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MRPA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color,   national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability, or marital status.

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