Director of Development

Job Summary:  

The Director of Development will be responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for fund development, achieving fundraising goals, and engaging major donors, sponsors and community leaders in cultivation for endowment, planned giving, annual campaign, capital gifts, etc. 

 Job Duties: 

As a representative of CDR, be committed in all that you do to support, perpetuate, and model the CDR Mission. 

Implementation of strategies for fund development,

Achieving fundraising goals

Engaging major donors, sponsors and community leaders in cultivation for endowment

Organizing planned giving

Annual Campaigning


Bachelor's degree required

5+ years fundraising experience required (non-profit preferred)

Experience with capital campaigns is a plus!

Proven record of achieving ambitious results

Proven ability to build and leverage relationships toward successful outcomes, even in the face of          competing priorities       

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Superb organization, detail-orientation, and project management skills

Ability to thrive in a goal-oriented, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment, including the ability to be flexible in

project execution 

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:  

The Job Duties are representative of the essential functions of the position. The physical requirements for this position are those typically present in normal office environment conditions. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. Reliable transportation is necessary as there may be local day business travel required of this position.   

The Center for Disability Rights strives to be a participant controlled, cross disability organization that is reflective of the community it serves.  CDR values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, cultural or ethnic group membership, disability status, educational level, family status, gender, income, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  CDR will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Center for Disability Rights is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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