Development Director Posted Feb 03
A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay, Inc. , Brandon, FL
A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay is currently recruiting for an

experienced Director of Development,

reporting to the CEO. A Kid's Place provides residential services

to children of all ages who have been removed from their homes due

to abuse or neglect. Our primary focus is to keep sibling groups

together in a safe, stable, home-like environment until more

permanent placement can be provided.

The Director of Development will assist in carrying out our

mission, purpose and vision by planning and organizing the

fundraising function of the organization in order to achieve

strategic fundraising goals.


In collaboration with the CEO and Board members, analyze,

design and implement successful fundraising events and


Analyze, identify, and lead core development strategies that

will enhance areas such as planned giving, endowment gifts, major

gifts, capital campaigns, and annual giving to meet fundraising


Manage donor information that ensures accuracy, donor contact

and recognition.

Develop and implement strategies to identify new prospect

opportunities as well as enhance current giving.

Build and maintain successful relationships with members of the

Board, corporations, foundations, prospective and current donors,

and A Kid's Place staff members.

Communicate regularly with donor base. Develop materials such

as briefing memos, proposals, stewardship materials, thank you

notes, letters, written updates, etc.

Actively participate in selected community functions as a

representative of A Kid's Place.

Initiate, coordinate and provide tours of the facility to

potential donors.

Research, evaluate and develop grant proposals that would

benefit A Kid's Place.

Plan, budget and execute special events throughout the year to

raise funds.


5-7 years of professional development experience in a nonprofit

fundraising environment. Bachelor's degree required in related

field/CFRE a plus. Demonstrated success in a leadership role in a

successful campaign. Proven track record of soliciting and closing

major gifts and a clear understanding of tactics required to

build/manage a broad base prospect pool. Outstanding leadership

abilities and superior interpersonal skills. Rigorous attention to

detail and keen problem solving skills. Excellent computer skills

using Microsoft Office products required. Must maintain a high

level of confidentiality. Effective and creative writing skills.

Hard working, self starter and results oriented.

Employment Type: Permanent

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