• Full Time
  • Appleton, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 / yr.
Job ID: 137677


Are you a Development Director who is passionate about helping people? Are you a Development Director who has excellent writing skills?

Our client offers temporary lodging to people in their time of need in the Fox Valley area.


As a Development Director, you will be responsible for taking care of all donations from start to finish from businesses and handling the fundraising efforts for the organization.

  • Research donor/grant opportunities for organization
  • Establish and maintain relationships with all current/potential donors and other funders
  • Prepare content for corporate and foundation grant proposals/reports
  • Ensure gifts are entered into donor database
  • Prepare thank you letters
  • Maintain electronic and paper donor records
  • Network and engage with other community organizations to increase awareness about mission
  • Assist in expanding upon and improving strategies for effecting community engagement
  • Identify volunteer opportunities and network to build a volunteer pool
  • Establish/maintain effective communication with volunteer/donor pool
  • Develop marketing strategy and calendars for the organization
  • Develop and design print materials for marketing related to fundraising
  • Manage social media networks
  • Track metrics for organizations for grant reporting, grant writing and presentations


  • Must have 3 years of donor engagement, grant writing, developing new businesses and/or volunteer coordination
  • Strong public relations skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Any non profit experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is a plus
  • Must have experience in social media platforms
  • Basic skillset in MSWD and Excel
  • Self-motivated energetic and professional
  • Must be ok engaging with people face to face and talking with them about donations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be passionate about helping people and what the organization stands for
  • Ability to build strong relationships with community members, donors and potential donors
  • Must be able to come up with fresh and new ideas on how to get people to engage in there organization
  • Must be okay with traveling throughout the fox cities area
  • Must have drivers license and proof of insurance


  • Very flexible with scheduling
  • Great supportive environment to work in
  • Every day is different in the role
  • Health insurance


Hours: 40 hours per week between 7:00am – 5:00pm

Length: Temporary to Hire

Pay for the Development Director position: $35,000.00 – $40,000.00 / yr. – based on experience

Location: Appleton, WI

Job ID: 137677

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

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