Director of Development, New England
Website Facing History and Ourselves
The Director of Development in the New England office will work to strategically build the New England development effort to meet and exceed our ambitious fundraising goals, currently set at $4M. The Director of Development will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the department including fundraising, events, board work and all day-to-day operational needs. The Director will grow and support our pipeline of donors, of all types and at all levels, and advance Facing History’s visibility and profile in the region in concert with the Senior Director, Principal Gifts and the New England Executive Director. We are seeking someone with an entrepreneurial spirit who will help advance Facing History’s work in the region and will also substantially help us grow our donor base.
Who We Are: We are an experienced and professional Development team who care deeply about the mission and work of our organization. We are highly collaborative, both within our team and across all geographies, to ensure the effective local implementation of Facing History’s development strategies. We benefit from sharing and support through Facing History’s national development team and partnerships and learning from other geographies in order to ensure the effective local implementation of our larger development strategies. We depend on clear communication, commitment to each other as a team, positive energy, and a collaborative spirit.
Who You Are: You are a lifelong learner and a fundraising or relationship management expert who shares our passion for education, youth and community. You are confident in your abilities to build relationships and secure funding for a worthy cause. You are an experienced leader and coach who is energized by the success of your team. You bring your experience and unique perspective to make us stronger together. You thrive in a team environment, bringing both strong collaboration skills and independent initiative.