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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Development Director

  5/3/2018   Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
 Job Description        

As a member of the senior management team, the Development Director is expected to be a highly competent fundraising professional, who fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization by leading staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within the organization. The Development Director is responsible for managing and implementing the HSWRI fundraising program. The primary focus is increasing unrestricted major gifts and spearheading HSWRI’s first major capital campaign.



•At least five years demonstrated experience in managing and implementing comprehensive fund development programs, producing charitable contributions from successful major donor campaigns. •Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience. Master’s degree preferred and/or Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) preferred. •Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the nature and dimensions of philanthropy, motivations for giving and volunteering, research and cultivation practices, and standard fundraising techniques •Demonstrated experience in working effectively with, directing, and motivating staff, volunteers and Board of Trustees in successful fund development activities. •Demonstrated experience and confidence in asking people to contribute time and money. •Comprehensive management skills and experience are required including short and long-term planning, evaluation, written communication skills and public speaking. Working knowledge of DonorPerfect preferred.


 Additional Information        

•Based on the strategic plan, creates, implements, and monitors a comprehensive fund development plan designed to achieve annual goals and objectives in all areas of development, with an emphasis on increasing unrestricted funding. •Oversees HSWRI’s transformational campaign, with a $10M comprehensive campaign initial goal over 3 years. •Provides general oversight of all of the organization’s fund development activities, manages the day-to-day operations of the development functions, and monitors adequacy of activities through coordination with staff, appropriate committees, and the Board of Trustees. •Works with the President and CEO, Board Chair, and development and nominating committee chairs to ensure fulfillment of their roles in fund development; researching, cultivating and soliciting of potential major donors, establishing performance measures, monitoring results, and evaluating the effectiveness of the organization’s fund development program. More posted on


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