Career Opportunities

Development Director

 Work Location: We are looking for a professional within commuting distance of Acton, MA.  The successful candidate must be able to commute to the office 2 to 3 times a week. 

Visa Sponsorships: We are not offering work visas for this position opening

Position Overview: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will lead Hagar’s Sisters’ efforts to obtain the financial support critical to sustaining, enlarging, and enhancing its work – with an emphasis on faith in the Christian tradition.  Will require periodic evening and weekend meetings and events. A diverse workforce is a strong workforce.  Professionals of color encouraged to apply.

About Hagar’s Sisters: Hagar’s Sisters’ unique program and 14-years of success has driven our recent shift to scale to a national presence by leveraging a learning management platform.  We are looking for a gifted professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who is enthusiastic about creating something new and bringing structure to things that already exist. 

Key responsibilities: We need a person who has 2 years at the Director level in Fundraising Development with exceptional attention to detail, outstanding organizational and communication skills, and a keen ability to work in a fast-paced environment and flex when needed.

    • Apply your development expertise to build fundraising infrastructure including metrics
    • Develop and implement our fund-raising strategy, with an emphasis on major gifts
    • Design annual fund-raising plan to meet short- and long-term goals in alignment with HS’s operating plan
    • Broaden, deepen, and diversify HS’s base of major donors and philanthropic profile in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors
    • Collaborate with Marketing & Communications on messaging and timing of fundraising activities
    • Introduce and encourage development best practices and educate the staff and the Board
    • Manage the grant application and donor annual report processes
    • Collaborate with Accounting Manager to create grant budgets
    • Manage data creation, management, and ongoing fund-raising administration
    • Oversee the solicitation and acknowledgment process, creation and maintenance of records and database of funder information, history, and relationships
    • Plan and implement fundraising events
    • Ensure alignment across fund-raising activities, programs, and operations.
    • Grow your team

To see the full position description and to apply, please send your resume in Word format to


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