Director of Development

The Pines Catholic Camp
September 7, 2023
14833 Midway Road #210 Addison, TX 75001, Business Office: Dallas, TX Camp Location: Big Sandy, TX, Texas
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Director of Development

The Pines Catholic Camp offers faith, fun, and fellowship as roots for growing in deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through our American Camp Association accredited summer camps and year-round retreats in Big Sandy, TX. This 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is looking to fill the Dallas-based Director of Development position with an experienced fundraising professional.

The Director of Development oversees The Pines’ development activities that expand our impact through our programs and facilities within a $3.3MM budget, reporting to the Executive Director.

  • Create and lead the process and execution of an annual Development Plan
  • Translate organizational data into useful information for partnerships
  • Develop and retain The Pines’ network of Supporters, Partners, and Sponsors with Board/Staff
  • Draft a case for support to assist Board and Staff in Donor communications
  • Create opportunities for the Executive Director and Board to connect with Prospects
  • Strengthen relationships with those who want to support The Pines’ growth
  • Research, evaluate, and identify Prospects for supporting The Pines’ mission
  • Coordinate solicitation strategies with Donors and Prospects for Board and Staff
  • Collaborate with marketing resources to plan Prospect messaging on appropriate timing
  • Communicate professionally as needed with Donors, Prospects, and Partners
  • Coordinate North Texas Giving Day and Annual Campaign for The Pines
  • Coordinate fundraising events
  • Lead any capital campaigns for The Pines’ expansion
  • Research and develop grant proposals
  • Monitor progress and measure results
  • Maintain Donor database
  • Thank and acknowledge Donors
  • Serve others with excellence
  • Continually learn new knowledge and approaches for application
  • Represent The Pines’ values as an ambassador through personal virtue and character



  • Bachelor’s degree at minimum
  • 10+ years of fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated background in building donor relationships/reaching nonprofit fundraising targets
  • Excellent written and oral communication, listening, and observation skills
  • Experience with Microsoft, Google, and CRM technology solutions
  • Passion for The Pines’ mission


Please send resume and cover letter to Drew Watson - Competitive

compensation commensurate with experience. Learn more about The Pines Catholic Camp

on  our website at

Application Instructions

Please submit a current resume, with salary requirements and a cover letter to:

Drew Watson

The Pines Catholic Camp


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