Development Director

CASA of Denton County, Inc.
September 26, 2022
Denton, Texas
Job Type


Join CASA of Denton County as our Development Director and bring your creativity and knowledge to a vibrant team of advocates! We need you to help us move into the next phase of our 30-year-old agency's vital work with children who have been abused and neglected.

The job description is below:

Classification: Exempt Full-time Position
Reports to: Executive Director
 Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in related field
 Minimum three years direct development experience in special events, campaign coordination, marketing and
communications in a fundraising environment
 Experience in supervision of staff and volunteers
 Excellent professional oral and written communication, including experience in public presentations
 Organizational skills with attention to detail
 Ability to interact cooperatively with diverse populations and different personalities
 Computer literate; experience with Microsoft Office, database management programs, websites and social media
 Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
 Administration
-Oversee recruitment, hiring, and supervision of Development Assistant. Serve on the agency leadership team,
giving input to the Executive Director and ensuring positive overall functioning of the agency.
 Events
- Develop, and oversee planning and implementation of major and minor fundraising events annually, including
working with committees and volunteers, use of event software, coordination with vendors and contractors
- Serve as staff liaison with board committees, including Development and event committees
- Ensure CASA’s presence at third-party events and fundraising efforts by others on our behalf as requested by
the organization/funder
- Keep abreast of events and initiatives in the organization’s service area which do or may have an impact on
CASA fund raising efforts
 Public Relations/Marketing
-Oversee development and maintenance of all agency publications and communications including newsletters,
annual report, brochures, fact sheets, website, social media, etc.
- Arrange and/or make presentations to increase community awareness of agency generally
- Coordinate with Training and Recruitment Coordinator for Child Abuse Prevention Month activities
- Work with agency volunteers as needed to develop and train speakers for presentations
 Fundraising and Communication
- Create, coordinate and implement fundraising campaigns for the agency, to include mailings/email appeals such
as Fund A Child, and community-wide efforts such as North Texas Giving Day.
- Continue and improve stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties between the agency and donors
- Meet current and prospective donors and supporters to establish effective communication with them.
- Develop and ensure the growth of major gifts including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of
- Create and expand special efforts such as planned giving and monthly giving opportunities
- Create and oversee the implementation of the Annual Development Plan with the Development Committee
- Oversee input of, and maintain accurate records in donor database
- Prepare, or oversee preparation of, acknowledgements for all donations
- Ensure maintenance of Constant Contact donor list and fundraising event volunteer list
- Compile data and report relevant statistics to board committees and Executive Director
- Assist with special campaign development and implementation – including capital or endowment campaigns
- Work with Executive Director on grant writing, supervise contract grant writer, assist with grant management and cultivation/stewardship of grantors
 Participate in continuing education opportunities relevant to this position
 Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Conditions of Employment
 Flexible schedule includes regular office hours and some evening and weekend work
 Must have daily transportation in order to attend meetings and represent CASA in the public
 Bending and lifting when setting up for events, storing supplies, moving donations, etc.
 Standing for long periods of time when making presentations, at special events, etc.

Application Instructions

Please go to our website: and click on About Us and then Employment. Fill out the application and return it, along with your resume and cover letter, to


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