Director of Fund Development

Locations: Administrative Office
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The ideal candidate has:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Non-Profit Management, Marketing, Communications or a related field highly preferred or related experience
  • 3 years of successful fund development experience, marketing, or public relations required
  • Experience with capital campaigns strongly desired
  • Strong network of local development contacts and resources desirable
  • Proven ability to build and foster relationships with others
Essential Functions:
  • Cultivate and foster relationships with community stakeholders, donors, board members, and business leaders
  • Effectively lead fundraising efforts with foundation, corporate and major donors, including planning, asking, receiving, tracking and stewardship of gifts, donors, and volunteers. This includes capital campaigns as needed
  • Cultivate, solicit and steward prospects across all sectors for charitable support for Encompass as appropriate
  • Initiate, coordinate and evaluate fund development campaigns and other programs, including but not limited to those for agency fundraisers, friend-raisers, capital, endowment, and planned giving
  • Compose fundraising and/or educational communication pieces, including Kaleidoscope, appeals, letters, articles, invitations, press releases, etc.) to foundations, boards, community stakeholders, organizations, etc.
  • Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper engagement with donors
  • Research and prepare written proposals and grant requests to secure support and adequate funding for agency programs and initiative
Why choose Encompass?
  • Competitive Wages where 87% of our Teachers make above the Brown County living wage
  • 60% Childcare Discount for Encompass staff
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Career growth opportunities – 90% of our Directors were promoted internally into their roles
  • Purposeful work where you can see the children develop and grow right before your eyes
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $53,776.80 - $77,792.00 per year


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer