• Director of Developement

    Mel Trotter Ministries
    Job Description
    Mel Trotter Ministries is offering an opportunity for a highly-focused, self-driven, creative thought leader, with a proven track record of relationship based fundraising, to lead our dynamic and energized development team. Our Director of Development will create and execute strategy to grow and manage our major gifts program, and to hone our team. The Director of Development will identify, solicit, cultivate, and steward new donors and foundations, alongside fellow professionals, resulting in major gifts for both operational and campaign funding for Mel Trotter Ministries.
    • Manage and grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors
    • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them
    • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
    • Work closely with the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Campaign Officer
    • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Mel Trotter Ministries with the community
    • Staff Finance/Development Committee meeting
    ?Bring Your Strengths (Job Requirements)
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Five years of professional fundraising, or five years in a related field
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in fundraising techniques, specifically major gift fundraising
    • Established leader, skillful in motivating staff, board members, and volunteers.
    • Interacts skillfully in the community, successfully building external relationships
    • Highly connected in local donor circles and non-profit organizations
    • Highly organized, with a proven track record of follow-through and goal achievement 
    • Professional verbal and written communication
    • Self-starter, goal driven in initiating donor visits and fundraising calls
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