Job Description

Director of Development

Helping Hands is seeking an innovative and energetic Director of Development (DoD). Reporting to, and working in close partnership with, the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Development will design, execute, and oversee a comprehensive development strategy for Helping Hands including individual giving, workplace giving, major gifts, special events, and corporate/foundation support. The DoD will maintain and strengthen existing donor relationships while cultivating new prospects to increase the visibility, impact, and financial resources for Helping Hands.

The DoD will have primary responsibility for raising a $2 million operating budget and will work with the ED to complete a successful $2 million Building Fund Capital Campaign. The DoD works with a development staff responsible for maintenance of appropriate systems to support fundraising, research and cultivation, database management, gift processing, and recognition. The DoD will manage one development associate with the expectation that they will build the team over time. The DoD will work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to design and oversee the implementation of the spring and late fall annual appeals and other outreach materials that support fundraising efforts.

Working together with the Executive Director and an outreach committee, the DoD will participate in a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances and partner with board members as they actively engage in fundraising, donor cultivation, and capital campaign activities.

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To Apply:
Helping Hands has retained Campbell & Company to conduct this search. The team for this project includes: Kris McFeely and Angèle Bubna.

To be considered for this opportunity, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Angèle Bubna
Associate Consultant, Executive Search
(312) 896–8883