Equity Accelerator is seeking a passionate and results-oriented Director of Development to join our growing team. The Director of Development will lead our fundraising strategy and implementation. This is a new position that will work closely with the CEO and other team members to ensure that Equity Accelerator achieves its annual fundraising goal of $4 million from contributions. The Director of Development will oversee, manage, and direct all individual, corporate, and foundation fundraising activities for Equity Accelerator. The ideal candidate is self-directed and self-motivated and will have experience building a fundraising program from the ground up.
A successful candidate will help the organization reach its goal by building and sustaining the necessary fundraising infrastructure to support efficient and consistent donor cultivation; setting and overseeing the annual fundraising plan; researching, prospecting, cultivating and managing strong relationships with donors; and coordinating internal subject matter experts to support fundraising activities, including documenting and tracking donation information and partnering with our contract grant writer to prepare grant letters of interest, proposals, and reports.
Please note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time.
The Director of Development reports to EA's Chief Executive Officer.
At EA, we welcome and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who can bring unique perspectives to the table. If you feel this position would be a good fit for you, please apply even if you don’t meet all of the listed criteria exactly.
As part of employment, you will be asked to complete the US govt’s Form I-9 after hire, which involves presenting certain documents proving identity and employment eligibility.
This position offers a starting annual base salary of $113,685-$119,369, depending on years of experience.
Equity Accelerator is committed to offering competitive compensation and to ensuring internal and external pay equity across all of our team members. For this reason, we do not negotiate salaries.
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