Career Opportunities

Development Director

Work Location: Remote – Acton MA (must be able to commute to the office periodically following training and probationary period) 

Visa Sponsorships: No, we are not able to sponsor 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: Our mission is to cultivate the emotional and spiritual healing of women impacted by intimate partner abuse, empowering them through care planning, education, and compassionate community.  But enough about us – is this YOU?

Key responsibilities: The Director will be responsible for developing and implementing our fundraising strategies in collaboration with the Executive Director, with an emphasis on major gifts cultivation.

    • Apply your development expertise to build fundraising infrastructure including metrics
    • Develop and implement our fund-raising strategy
    • 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
    • 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.

Qualification Requirements

  • Proven track record of success with major donor development and grant awards 
  • Ability to create effective annual fund development plans
  • Ready ability to relate to people from diverse cultures
  • Self-motivation and ability to manage diverse activities and meet multiple deadlines
  • A passion for and commitment to alleviating domestic abuse

We offer Medical and a 401(k).   We will be adding benefits as the organization scales.

To apply, please send letter of interest and your resume to careers@HagarsSisters.org

 

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