Resources For Human Development, Inc. Asssistant Director of Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Description/Job Summary

Assistant Director of Development

The Assistant Director of Development manages a portfolio of 100-125 prospects to increase the number of donors and size of gift utilizing personal cultivation and solicitation. The Assistant Director assists in the development and execution of goals and strategies for all fundraising efforts.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:*

  • Help develop and implement fundraising campaigns for RHD and individual programs including case statements, grants, timelines, goals, outcomes and budgets

  • Manage a pool of donors and arrange personal visits for the purpose of identifying, prioritizing, cultivating, soliciting and recognizing donors and prospects.

  • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of Raiser s Edge database.

  • Assist with fundraising events and special projects as needed.

  • Help coordinate development efforts with other RHD departments as needed.

  • Coordinate mailings/emails to donors, including appeals, thank you letters, event invitations, and other communication pieces.

  • Research and solicit sponsorships for various events and activities as needed.

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

Resume and cover letter submission required for consideration

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience meeting one to one with donors

  • Experience soliciting corporations, foundations and individuals

  • Experience with Raiser's Edge highly preferred

  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills

  • Proven organizational skills and knowledge of fundraising

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Valid Driver's License

Resources for Human Development is a comprehensive, nonprofit, social service organization with headquarters in Philadelphia, Pa. Founded in 1970, RHD currently oversees and supports more than 160 locally managed human service programs in 14 states, working quietly behind the scenes of many programs you already know.

RHD s mission is to empower people as they achieve the highest level of independence possible, building better lives for themselves, their families and their communities. From providing residential services for individuals with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, chemical addiction and those who are homeless to job training, assisted transportation, and crisis intervention, RHD provides individualized, quality assistance wherever the need exists

/Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status./