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Director of Development - South Texas Food Bank

Position Announcement: Director of Development
South Texas Food Bank
Located in: Laredo, Texas


PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please submit the requested information through Armstrong McGuire's portal at Due to integration issues, applications submitted through third party sites such as Indeed and LinkedIn may not be received. 

Ask yourself

Do you have a heart for connecting your community? Are you dedicated to ensuring people have the food they need while addressing the root causes of hunger? Do you believe no one should go hungry? 

Are you bilingual and able to navigate cross culturally with native English and Spanish speakers? Are you a strategic thinker who inspires and engages people from all walks of life? Are you ready to rally a community of givers around alleviating food insecurity? Are you a self-starter who works collaboratively in a team environment? 

The Director of Development position is an opportunity to join a passionate and committed team leading the fight against hunger throughout 8 counties in South Texas. 

What will you do as South Texas Food Bank’s next Director of Development?

In partnership with the Board of Directors and Executive Director, the Director of Development is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive development strategies and an annual fundraising plan in support of South Texas Food Bank’s mission and goals. This includes identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate and foundation gifts, major individual gifts, planned giving, special events, grant writing, and direct mail. 

Why South Texas Food Bank?

Founded in 1989, South Texas Food Bank strives to fulfill our mission to alleviate hunger in the eight-county service area in the South Texas area by collecting and distributing food through partner agencies and programs while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger. 

For more than 30 years, the South Texas Food Bank has aimed to be a bridge between those who are suffering from hunger and those who want to help through a transparent and efficient channel that guarantees that their donations will reach those who need it the most. Our dedicated staff works to equitably distribute food across the counties we serve. We invite you to learn more about what we do. 

Want to know more? Visit South Texas Food Bank’s website at 

Key lived experiences, attributes, and skillsets sought in the Director of Development
  • Professionally and personally uphold our core values of integrity, openness, honesty, accountability, fairness, respect, and responsibility.
  • Proven leadership in resource development, fundraising, and grants management.
  • A successful track record of identification, cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation of major gifts and increased annual gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations
  • Outstanding written, verbal, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Must be bilingual (English & Spanish).
  • Able to grow and lead a collaborative team with confidence and humility.
  • Success working with a non-profit board of directors and other key stakeholders.
  • Cost conscious and problem-solving approach to daily work and oversight of expenditures to include making recommendations for changes to improve stewardship of resources.
  • Experience managing and analyzing donor data to improve fundraising outcomes.
  • Full computer proficiency with standard Microsoft Office programs including PowerPoint and Excel and with fundraising and communications software.
  • Experience with food banks and the non-profit sector favored.
Think you are the next South Texas Food Bank Director of Development?

To apply, click on the link to the Director of Development position profile at You will see instructions for uploading your compelling cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and professional references. Please provide all requested information to be considered. In case of any technical problems, contact No phone calls, please, and no applications will be accepted by email or directly from third-party posting sites. 

Review of candidates will begin in August 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

Salary is commensurate with the requirements of the position and relocation assistance will be considered. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan with a match; accrued vacation and sick time; and 14 paid holidays. 

Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination: South Texas Food Bank is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. South Texas Food Bank does not discriminate with regards to hiring, assignment, promotion, or other conditions of staff employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal law.


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