Working with the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Development Director is responsible for annual development functions and communication of the agency’s vision, mission, and programs to individuals, groups, businesses, churches, and foundations. S/he is responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating the agency’s financial development program and for diversifying and strengthening the base of its donors. The Development Director must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Fundraising, or related discipline; specific fundraising training is preferred. The candidate must have a minimum of five years of experience in development positions of progressively increased responsibilities to include direct mail, planned giving, grant writing, and capital campaigns. The Development Director must have strong organization skills and the ability to work both independently and within a team environment.