Director of Annual Giving

The Ford Agency

Date posted: 03-15-19

The Ford Agency seeks a Director of Annual Giving for a Bethesda-based non-profit. This organization is uniquely dedicated to providing healthcare related services and support to families from across the nation. This role will spearhead the development team and design programs and strategies to take donor engagement to the next level. This is a rare opportunity for a fundraising professional to bring their skills, passion, and energy to a truly unique and impactful organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and implement strategies to increase revenue from both individual and major donors
  • Build a portfolio of donors
  • Establish and maintain relationships with foundations
  • Work with research tools and databases to identify new major and planned gift prospects
  • Draft funding proposals
  • Participate in organizational fundraising and donor events

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required
    • Advanced degree, preferred
  • 10+ years of fundraising experience with a major-gifts program
    • 3+ years of supervisory experience required
  • Technical Skills:
    • Raiser's Edge
    • Target Analytics
  • Experience building relationships with donors
  • Excellent communication skills


This is a direct hire opportunity. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to:

Attn: Director of Annual Giving

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