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Director of Development

Princeton AlumniCorps seeks an entrepreneurial and relationship-driven Director of Development to guide fundraising strategy and implementation for our organization. The Director of Development will supervise the Graphic Design and Communications Coordinator, who is responsible for all external communications related to website, social media, print, and email campaigns. The Director of Development will leverage all forms of communication to grow the AlumniCorps profile, build on existing fundraising infrastructure, and implement new donor engagement strategies that respond to a changing development environment.

The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director and work in close partnership with Board leadership, maintaining high visibility and strong relationships with a diverse and geographically dispersed network of donors.

The Director of Development will:

    Develop and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies in collaboration with the Executive Director to support and grow a $1M annual fund Supervise the Graphic Design and Communications Coordinator to support all external communications related to cultivation and organizational messaging Prospect, cultivate, solicit, thank, and steward donors and funders across the donor life cycle Support and engage teams of fundraising volunteers, including the Development Steering Committee, Class of 1955 Committee, and 90’s Alumni Committee Craft strategies focused on growing revenue from the following constituency groups: program alumni, Civically Minded Tigers, institutional giving, and earned-income partnerships Steward and explore fund development strategies focused on multi-year giving, major gifts, and planned giving Work closely with volunteers and other members of the team to organize virtual, local, and national cultivation and fundraising events Create progress reports for the Board and volunteer committees to track individual giving and solicitation Collaborate with the Logistics and Development Manager to ensure the Salesforce database, reports, and affiliated processes align with strategic development priorities Represent Princeton AlumniCorps and the mission throughout the community, both virtually and in-person, to elevate brand-awareness Work with the Finance Committee, Executive Director, Logistics and Development Manager, and accountant on audits and reconciliations as needed

 Strong applicants will: 

Bring 4 - 6  years of professional fundraising experience, preferably in such a way that supports a complex and evolving development operation

    Demonstrate success in securing and stewarding philanthropic gifts from individuals and foundations/corporations Serve as a relationship-builder who develops and maintains strong, collaborative working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders Demonstrate alignment with AlumniCorps’ mission and an excitement to share our story with varied audiences Commit to centering equity, diversity, and inclusion in their work and actively contribute to co-creating an anti-oppressive culture Demonstrate a commitment to inclusive leadership and regularly include others in decision-making processes Be comfortable and familiar with using donor database software to drive fundraising decisions and strategy Posses strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to create impact stories and presentations Be a person of unimpeachable integrity dedicated to building and sustaining the trust of all AlumniCorps stakeholders

We encourage people of color, LGBTQ people, transgender and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities to apply.

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