Director of Development - Cape Abilities - Hyannis, MA

Full Time-40 hours

As the chief development officer for the Agency, plans, directs and manages a comprehensive development program. Leads development activities of the Board, supervises staff and oversees department activities. Builds and sustains relations with donors, influential leaders and decision makers throughout the community. Develops strategic plan to promote growth and implements annual giving programs, capital campaigns, major gifts, planned giving and special events programs.

Bachelor’s degree.At least 5 years of experience as a multi-faceted fundraiser for a nonprofit.Database experience and a demonstrated understanding of the importance of gathering good data, establishing metrics, and preparing reports.Willingness to work flexible hours when needed, including evenings and weekends on occasion.Proven achievement and expertise in development planning and management of major and planned gifts through knowledge of various methods of charitable giving and knowledge of the legal and tax implications of both current and planned gifts.Demonstrated effectiveness in non-profit fundraising and program enhancement, including strategic planning, supervision and program development.Ability to generate enthusiasm and coordinate community and civic groups, businesses and individuals to work together to benefit the Agency.Strong knowledge of social media.

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