Development Director

Posting Date: 09/14/2020
Job Category: Fundraising/Development/Grantseeking
Organization: Covenant House Michigan
City Position is Located: Grand Rapids (Covenant House Michigan)
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Director of Development is responsible for all fundraising initiatives & activities for Covenant House Michigan, Grand Rapids (GR) campus. Including creation implementation & overall management of the development and budget plan for the campus, including cultivating positive relationships with donors. Additionally, implement a major gifts program, solicitation of gifts in kind and sponsorship while also supporting special events, researching and writing grant proposals.   


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communications, Non-profit management, or equivalent coursework.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a leadership development role with an emphasis on fundraising and grant writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office & Raiser’s Edge.
  • Demonstrated success overseeing & leading major gifts & fundraising campaigns.
  • High level of expertise with grant writing.
  • Highly Desirable Candidates: Candidates with a master’s degree & CFRE certification along with 10+ years’ development experience with expertise in fundraising/grant writing and those who have established networks in the GR community.

Abbreviated Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Development Department at the GR campus.
  • Manage special events for the campus including recruitment of volunteer committees statewide for CHM.
  • Develop/manage a portfolio of relationships: identifying & cultivating prospects, soliciting gifts, & stewarding relationships.
  • Responsible for the development of annual major gifts/giving programs including research and develop funding proposals.
  • Implement and evaluate all activities related to individual, annual giving, special events and overseeing departmental staff. 

How to apply: or (to see full job posting description). Company: Covenant House Michigan - Grand Rapids Campus.

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