Director of Development

Community Storehouse
January 17, 2024
12001 Katy Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76244, Fort Worth, TX
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Director of Development Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with CEO in developing the fundraising goal annually
  • Design and implement a comprehensive Development Funding Plan annually which maintains the fiscal health of the organization and provides future financial resources for growth and expansion. Including but not limited to: major gifts programs, capital campaigns, annual fund strategies, planned giving, and fundraising events.
  • Manage & grow the portfolio of donors
  • Supervise the Events Manager and provide support to special events
  • Develop strong relationships within the community to foster a positive image such that companies, schools, civic organizations and individuals will make Community Storehouse the local charity of choice for funding. Create and execute a donor communication plan
  • Manage the budget for the development department and be an active participant in the finance committee.
  • Implement strategies to form strong relationships with donors and keep them informed on how their financial contribution is being utilized.
  • Effectively motivate donors to provide financial support.
  • Create reports to analyze and measure the progress towards the fundraising goals and the fundraising campaign’s effectiveness.
  • Lead the development team and collaborate with the members to develop strategies for increasing brand awareness and funding.
  • Work with the development team to create promotional material for the fundraising events and campaigns.
  • Participate in outside events such as local Chambers, Rotary, Women’s Groups etc.
  • Take advantage of community relations, speaking engagements, fundraising events, and communication tools like newsletters and social media platforms to reach donors and sponsors.
  • Manage corporate gifts.
  • Look for additional grant opportunities
  • Recruit and train qualified employees for the fundraising, public relations, and development team.
  • Stay up to date on fundraising trends.


  • Bachelors Degree (Required) CFRE plus
  • 5 Years + in professional fundraising with proven track record of increasing donations
  • Extensive knowledge in managing and growing a development program
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Budget experience
  • Able to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of design software & google ad grants a plus
  • Strategic project management

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