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Chief Development Officer

Company: Career Blazers Nonprofit Search
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Chief Development Officer
Springfield, MA
Hybrid (2 -days on-site per week, must live in the area -for short notice -office or community meetings)

Position Overview -
This role is an opportunity for you to lead the fundraising efforts at a nonprofit dedicated to affordable housing. You will be responsible for all aspects of the development department. Reporting to the CEO, you will play a pivotal role in the organization's strategic approach in planning and developing fundraising initiatives, building and managing relationships with donors, Board members, and expanding awareness about the organization. -
Responsibilities -

Create and implement annual development business plan -
Integrate development department's goals with organizational objectives -
Working closely with the senior management team to successfully meet financial goals specific to each fundraising program. -
Assist -the CEO, Board of Directors, and staff leveraging their resources and networks -
Supervise and manage -direct and indirect reports within the Development and Marketing & Communications departments -
Collaborate with the Director of Development on stewardship of existing funders and identification of new donors - -
Work closely with the Communications and Marketing department to develop a strategic plan to raise awareness of the organization with strong marketing materials, reports, website, and print communications -
Evaluate staff members' performance and provide them with constructive feedback and mentorship -
Create and analyze various metrics for measuring success of fundraising campaigns and measuring them against strategic goals -
Remain current with trends and developments in program design and funding within the field of affordable housing and community development -
Additional duties assigned by Chief Executive Officer -

Qualifications -

7+ years of proven experience working in -development, marketing, budget/financial management -
Experience in managing the full spectrum of fundraising, including major gifts, corporate, foundation, and government relations -
High level of confidence, creativity, and maturity to establish strong relationships with and influence donors at all levels -
Proven Leader who is charismatic and personable -
Demonstrated success in managing both high contribution fund development programs and expanding the smaller contribution donor network -
Excels in organizational, managerial, and communication skills -
Experience in data visualization and creating reports that are highly impactful -
Self-starter, entrepreneurial and passionate about the affordable housing cause -

Compensation -

$110,000 - $137,500 (commensurate with experience) -
Medical, Dental, and Vision -insurance options
403(b) retirement plan with employer -match -
12+ paid holidays, generous PTO -
Educational assistance -
Medical Reimbursement Account -
Dependent Care Account -
Life insurance & Short-term and long-term disability insurance -
Transportation benefits -
Employee Assistance Program -
Relocation assistance -

Career Blazers Nonprofit Search maintains a broad focus so that your search can be thorough, and inclusive of all relevant options. We carefully consider your desired outcome, skills, and experience. The professionals at Career Blazers Nonprofit Search maintain your confidentiality and will not send your resume to a client without your approval. -
Career Blazers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. -


Keywords: Career Blazers Nonprofit Search, Springfield , Chief Development Officer, Executive , Springfield, Massachusetts

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