Director of Development

SafeHaven of Tarrant County
May 18, 2023
1010 N. Center Street, Arlington, Texas
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Are you interested in pursuing meaningful work?  Are you interested in ending intimate partner violence in Tarrant County?  SafeHaven is Tarrant County’s only state-designated family violence program – this means we have the honor of working alongside domestic violence victims to keep them safe and simultaneously do our part in holding offenders accountable.  We offer flexible work-life balance and an opportunity to change the community – and the world.  We are excited to welcome new staff into our family and to work on this critical, life-saving mission together.

SafeHaven is seeking a Director of Development.

The Director of Development reports to the Chief Philanthropy Officer and is responsible for carrying forward and executing all aspects of the fundraising strategy, including fundraising for the operational budget, stewarding donors, and expanding/diversifying overall giving.

This position’s key responsibilities include meeting revenue goals, forming relationships with and soliciting donors, implementing the annual giving program, and supervising the Development Manager.

The position has significant responsibilities in regard to facilitating solicitation and stewardship of corporate and individual giving across all levels to ensure the achievement of annual fundraising goals.

SafeHaven values employees who are in line with the culture of the agency, including those who are curious, trustworthy, open communicators, flexible, and willing to be held accountable. Working in the domestic violence field can be hard – but we can do hard things.


  • Bachelor’s degree earned from an accredited University.
  • 3 - 4 years of fundraising experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in working with diverse community groups, including individual and corporate donors.
  • Familiarity with fundraising software, preferred.
  • Ability to work a hybrid environment effectively, consistently, and positively.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.
  • Work in tandem with the development team.

The base salary for this position is $62,100 annually.  Prior experience and other variables may be considered for an increase in the salary offer.

Please provide resume cover letter with salary expectation.

Competitive benefits package offered; SafeHaven is an Equal Opportunity Employer (see website for

EOE statement)

Application Instructions

Candidates can apply through the SafeHaven website at

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