Director of Development

The Education and Employment Ministry
June 13, 2018
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Job Type


The Director of Development is responsible for implementing and managing a comprehensive donor development and fundraising program. Job duties include developing, executing, maintaining, and evaluating development procedures in the area of financial growth and sustainability. Additional responsibilities include administrative duties such as participating leadership meetings within the organization and supervising staff within the development department. The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Works with Executive Director to develop and implement fundraising vision/strategy for TEEM and incorporate a sustainable stewardship plan for TEEM.
• Develops and implements annual operating budget for development department.
• Supervises staff within the development department responsible for communications, outreach and volunteer programming.
• Researches, prepares, writes and submits grant applications to sustain and enhance the mission of TEEM
• Creates and maintains the Agency Fundraising Activities calendar.
• Organizes and executes community events and fundraising activities designed to raise awareness and support for TEEM.
• Prepares fundraising reports for Board of Directors and participates in assigned Board activities.
• Represents TEEM to central Oklahoma community and beyond; networks with community groups and maintains current knowledge of community resources
• Identifies and develops caseload of funding prospects
• Coordinates solicitation and follow through of individual, foundation and corporate donors.
• Maintains healthy relationships with TEEM funders and partners.
• Researches funding opportunities
• Produces and submits reports to funders on utilization and results of appropriated resources.
• Produces annual report.
• Participates in public speaking engagements and United Way Partner Agency activities on behalf of TEEM
• Directs communications strategy and production of collateral materials, such as direct mailings and brochures
• Assists with participant involvement and supervision
• Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

Position Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Proven experience in fundraising, networking and grant writing.
• Effective leadership and organizational skills
• Outstanding skills in interpersonal communication and community relations
• Demonstrates exemplary character.
• Excellent knowledge of office management and computer skills especially Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and database operations.
• Experience using Blackbaud eTapestry or similar donor management database
• Excellent public speaker and oral communicator
• Basic understanding of people in need and how to work with such individuals without enabling them.
• Ability to work with staff and participants in a positive and productive manner.
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to receive and adhere to instruction and direction from supervisor.
• Commitment to the TEEM philosophy, concept and program
• Desire to learn, develop and grow as a professional
• Willingness and ability to adhere to TEEM’s policies and procedures

Position Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:
• Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but may substitute Bachelor’s Degree with three years of successful fundraising experience.

Physical Requirements:
• Office environment/no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Position Reports to:

Executive Director

Hours and Salary:

Full Time; Salary commensurate with experience

To Apply for this Job:

Please send resume and cover letter to

Application Deadline:

Friday, July 13, 2018

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