Development Director

Wings Special Needs Community
February 13, 2020
Edmond, Oklahoma
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Position Description:

The Development Director is responsible for strategic leadership in financial development, marketing and communication to advance Wings mission through annual giving, sponsorships, grants, endowment, corporate/individual donors, events and capital campaigns.


  • Secure and lead volunteer fundraising teams
  • Manage budgets, donor tracking systems, database and event logistics
  • Develop contingency plans to meet goals
  • Develop profiles of top businesses
  • Develop relationships with donors and make public speaking appearances
  • Implement promotion and communications plan alongside Marketing Committee
  • Lead according to nonprofit model (volunteers, partners, sponsors, spread mission)
  • Desire to help move Wings to its vision
  • Maintain schedule of events, grants and social media calendar
  • Maintain gift recognition process
  • Maintain professionalism at all times
  • Other duties that may be assigned

Position Qualifications:

  • Passion for individuals with special needs
  • Working knowledge of community organizations
  • Knowledge and experience in fundraising/sales techniques
  • Knowledge of fundraising management systems and procedures, techniques and trends
  • Working knowledge of office equipment (ie. computers and printers)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, in particular)
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills – large/small group presentations
  • Commitment to our mission, vision and values – big picture
  • Alignment of members, staff and parents/guardians around the values and mission of Wings
  • Creates a strong sense of community in the program/facility – friendly culture
  • Ability to recruit, train, lead and work alongside volunteers

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree; additional work in Development or Fundraising a plus

Position Reports to:

Executive Director

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