Development Director

ACCESS
is a team of Superheroes that make a difference in the community every
day.  If you are a dedicated hardworking
person interested in helping build your community then ACCESS is the place for
you. Interested in leading a team, enjoy doing things differently, and have
lots of great ideas? Your fundraising expertise, great connections, abilities
to increase major giving, planned gifts, strategic and effective fundraising
efforts might just be what we need – and just the challenge you’re looking for.

Position SummaryUnder the guidance
of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for individual major
gift fund raising and related activity on behalf of ACCESS. The Development
Director will have responsibility for identifying, cultivating and soliciting
major gift prospects, as well as developing a fund-raising planning process to
accomplish development goals. The successful candidate for this position should
expect to be out of the office visiting with prospects and donors approximately
25% of the work week. In addition, this position will be responsible for
overseeing events, endowment, planned giving, and donor recognition.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities     Work
with staff and volunteers to develop and implement plans to increase major
gifts received, including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation
and stewardship strategies.     Responsible
for managing current donors. In addition to moving mid-level donors up to major
donors (gifts of $1,000 or more annually).     Manage
an individual portfolio of 100-125 new prospective donors. Participate in all
aspects of the gift cycle.     Directly supervise employees and carry out
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s
policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing,
hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work;
appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.     Represent ACCESS to the general public, including
but not limited to public speaking, media interviews, and outreach to
various constituencies.  Represent
ACCESS on boards and committees in furtherance of program priorities.

Visit www.accesshelps.org for more
information and application
process