Director of Development, CINNAIRE

Posting Date: 06/12/2019
Job Category: Fundraising/Development/Grantseeking
Organization: Noetic Search
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

Cinnaire is seeking a Director of Development for its new Community Development lending program, a key driver of future growth for the organization. The DD is a new position responsible for the development & implementation of Cinnaire's strategy for partnering with foundations and other charitable funders to grow Cinnaire's work in the community development field with initial focus on WilmingtonDE, DetroitMI, and LaCrosseWI markets.  The DD can be based in any of the cities where Cinnaire has offices (Detroit, Willmington, Madison, Grand Rapids, Indianapolis, Chicago). The position will require some travel to the target cities.  


The DD is expected to:

  • Be an articulate spokesperson with a proven record of soliciting and closing gifts;
  • Demonstrate measurable success in fundraising in responsible positions: Maintain sound technical skills, analytical abilty, good judgement, and a capacity for attention to detail; 
  • Be a succinct and persuassive oral & written communicator and presenter; 
  • Exhibit proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser's Edge or Salesforce; 
  • Show a clear affinity for the community development mission and philosophy; 
  • Demonstrate leadership ability and superior interpersonal skills: Exhibit superior organizational skills; meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities;
  • Have a BA in relevant field

For more information and to apply, contact David Erickson-Pearson at 303-703-6165 or

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