Director of Marketing and Development

Denton County Friends of the Family
September 29, 2021
Denton, Texas
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Denton County Friends of the Family is currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as the Director of Marketing & Development to increase major donor support and advance on-going fundraising strategies.  This position will be responsible for providing strategic direction and advancement of all of DCFOF fundraising efforts. DCFOF has a team-based approach in all that we do, including development. The Director of Marketing & Development will work in partnership with and oversight of three talented full-time professionals who oversee: Volunteers & Events; Communications; and Administration. Please see details in the job description below.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Marketing & Development is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all of DCFOF’s fundraising & marketing efforts with a focus on individual giving, major gifts, Capital campaign, corporate & foundation relations, events, planned giving and other initiatives.  The Director of Marketing & Development works closely with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors and talented team members in all marketing, development and fundraising efforts.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director


  • Grow major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of existing and new major donors.
  • Meet with prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish strong relationships and effective communications with donors.
  • Make public appearances and accept speaking engagements to share information about DCFOF with the community.
  • Direct several annual fundraising drives, including North Texas Giving Day, holiday gift campaign and back to school supply initiative.
  • Develop and execute the annual Resource Development plan, and respective related budgets.
  • Work closely with the M&D team to grow our Sponsorships and to ensure a successful annual fundraising event.
  • Direct and assist to grow our Communications, Public Relations & Social Media Strategies.
  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking system.
  • Supervise and collaborate with all fundraising staff and program staff as needed to achieve development goals and objectives.
  • Oversee creation of publications and online presence that supports fundraising activities.
  • Manage, plan and lead capital campaign efforts.
  • Maintain gift recognition programs.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.


  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience with progressive responsibility in the non-profit field in professional fundraising, events, and marketing.
  • CFRE preferred, but not required.
  • Must embrace the mission of DCFOF.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in successful fundraising techniques, particularly with major gift development.
  • Dynamic public speaking ability.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.
  • A desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.
  • Be a self-starter and goal-driven individual to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
  • Ability to develop and implement a vision for the agency’s M&D efforts.
  • Be organized and exhibit follow through on tasks and goals.
  • Experience with program analytics
  • Salesforce knowledge
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
  • Be flexible and have the ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently.


HOURS:  Full Time (40 hours per week)

LOCAL TRAVEL: Local travel limited to the Denton County / Greater DFW area, as needed for various events or meetings. The Director of Development will be reimbursed for his/her local travel at a rate of $.50 per mile up to the maximum monthly mileage allowance. Approved out-of-town travel for RDI purposes will be fully reimbursed.

Denton County Friends of the Family, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to:

Denton County Friends of the Family, Inc.

4845 I-35 E

Corinth, TX 76210


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