Dreams Come True, The First Coast’s only locally based non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of local children battling life-threatening illness, is seeking candidates for Director of Development. This is a fundraising position with the primary focus on income generation.
Essential duties and responsibilities
We are seeking a highly motivated, passionate and organized individual to grow the organization’s signature fundraiser – The Dreams Come True 5K – Walk, Run and Roll. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of the market and have demonstrated success in the areas of volunteer development and special event fundraising. Experience in developing corporate partnerships, non-profit event management and customer relationship building are highly desirable. Strong presentation skills, interpersonal, verbal and written are essential.
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience • 2-3 years successful fundraising or outside sales experience • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment, training and management • Highly effective organizational, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a team environment • Ability to attend some weekday evening meetings and perform some occasional weekend work
Please submit your resume’ with cover letter that includes salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org