Know a good candidate or interested in making a move? We are always on the lookout for top talent. We often hire trained fundraising professionals (e.g. major gift officers), experienced nonprofit executives or experienced chamber / economic development professionals. BUT we are also interested in top quality business professionals with skills and experiences that are readily adaptable to our practice. We can train any candidate who has the right skill set and motivation to succeed.
The position. The Development Director (“DD”) is a critical player on the POWER 10 team assigned to each client and is directly responsible for implementing the POWER 10 process and achieving the campaign goal within the time period agreed upon with the client. The DD is responsible for learning / knowing established fundraising doctrine, and then implementing this doctrine through the POWER 10 process.
Key attributes. The professional serving as a DD must have the business experience and savvy to communicate with c-suite executives, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, government leaders and community advocates. Candidates should have a successful proven track record of project management, strong writing / communication skills and organization skills. POWER 10 feasibility studies and capital campaigns are high-energy and have many moving parts. Candidates should be comfortable using a computer, Smartphone, common software applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Smartsheet and Dropbox. Energy, charisma and a highly professional image are a must for successful professionals in the DD role.
We prefer candidates based in the Metro Atlanta area. Please submit your cover letter and resume via this page.