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Director of Development

Company: Presbyterian Ear Institute
Date Posted: July 24, 2017

Position Responsibilities

  • Plans, implements and evaluates a comprehensive giving program to generate support from individuals, corporations and private foundations. 
  • Conducts prospect research, oversees the development of fundraising materials and implements communications strategies.
  • Submits funding requests through grant writing.
  • Plans and executes events by providing direction and support to volunteers.
  • Develops strategies for and participates in gift solicitations.
  • Works with Board of Directors to plan and implement appropriate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities.
  • Strengthens and promotes the public image of Presbyterian Ear Institute.
  • Creates and oversees the production of donor letters, annual report, brochures, publications, news releases, media pieces and other fundraising materials.
  • Manages and maintains donor database.



  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve and exceed fundraising goals
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Familiarity with fundraising/donor database software programs
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team-player, enthusiastic, energetic and  has a sense of humor



  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Five years of progressively responsible fundraising in all facets of resource development: direct mail; grant writing; special events and major gifts.
  • Ability to understand a financial statement. 
  • Proven track record of fundraising success, including personal solicitation of major gifts.


To apply, email resume and cover letter to  Please include references and salary requirements.