The Development Director is responsible for planning, organizing and directing fundraising activities including annual campaign, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Development Director is responsible for donor relationships and development of new partnerships. The Development Director is responsible for maintaining an accurate database of donors and fundraising activities; develops content for website, written materials and newsletters. The position may require unusual hours from time-to-time and travel. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director. The Development Director plays a key role in the success of the agency.
Responsibilities and Expectations:
Works collaboratively and proactively with the Executive Director, Board and staff.
Embraces the mission of Community Works.
Develops, leads and grows the fundraising efforts of the agency including annual campaign, planned giving, special events, grant writing and capital campaign.
Interacts with donors and prospective donors on a continual basis developing and enhancing relationships.
Supports strategic direction of the agency for improved efficiency, effectiveness and growth.
Maintains a strong presence in the community representing the agency.
Maintains fundraising database and tracking system. Provide accurate regular reports as requested.
Regularly reports to the management team and the Board.
Develops and implements policies, procedures and processes to assure an appropriate level of control and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, grant requirements and standards.
The successful candidate will be skilled, strategic and engaged with excellent development, fundraising and interpersonal skills. Bachelors Degree in related field with 3 - 5 years development experience is required. Non-profit development experience, preferred. Certified Fund Raiser Executive Certification (CFRE), preferred. Proficient in Fund Development software.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent Benefits
About Community Works
The mission of Community Works is accomplished through a number of critical programs in areas of Victim Services and Youth and Family Services. Victim Services programs include the Dunn House Shelter, Victims Services Outreach, Sexual Assault Victim Services and the HelpLine. Youth and Family Services programs include Transitional Living, Mentoring and Truancy Reduction Program. Last year Community Works served over 13,000 people. Community Works is governed by volunteer Board of Directors and has an annual budget in excess of $2M.
Community Works is based in Medford, Oregon in the heart of Southern Oregon’s beautiful Rogue Valley. Located on the I-5 corridor approximately twenty-five miles north of the California border and seventy-five miles from the Pacific Ocean, Medford and a variety of surrounding communities including Ashland, Jacksonville and Grants Pass comprise the commercial and tourist hub of Southern Oregon and far Northern California. Portland is readily accessible to the north as are Sacramento and San Francisco to the south. With a local population of 220,000 and a service area population of almost 600,000, the Rogue Valley is comprised of a series of excellen...t family communities offering outstanding public and private education alternatives and an abundance of youth activities. Ashland is home to Southern Oregon University and Grants Pass is home to Rogue Community College which has campuses in both Grants Pass and Medford. The Rogue Valley’s temperate climate has four distinct seasons. The spectacular terrain offers world-class outdoor recreational opportunities including hunting, fishing, boating and river rafting, skiing, road and mountain biking, hiking and camping. Crater Lake National Park and Crater Lake, one of the deepest and most spectacular fresh water lakes in the world is a short ninety-minute drive away. The region also supports an abundance of arts and cultural venues including Britt Music Festivals, one of the best outdoor performance settings in the Northwest, the Craterian Theater for the Performing Arts and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the largest repertory theatre company in the nation.