Do you have 5+ years of development management experience?


We are currently in search of a Director of Development for a Progressive Advocacy Organization. The position is based in Washington, DC, but will begin remotely. This is a full-time, temporary opportunity.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Progressive Advocacy Organization

LOCATION: Washington, DC (Remote to begin)

POSITION TITLE: Director of Development

DURATION: Temporary



Is This Your Dream Job? The Director of Development will provide interim strategy and management support to a larger grassroots development team. Prior experience with organizing and engaging progressive organizations and donors is critical to being successful in this role. This will be a short-term interim position.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of development experience required
  • Proven ability to engage progressive donors required
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Strong track record of building complex and multi-faceted fundraising strategies
  • Experience working in a faith-based or social justice environment a plus


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Supervise and guide 2 Development Managers with support from CEO and COO
  • Ensure development team is working cohesively to support and engage new and existing donors
  • Track progress on individual donor campaigns, grant applications and corporate relationships
  • Enhance big-picture development strategy during election season and beyond
  • Engage and nurture progressive corporate donors
  • Work with Executive Team to meet organizational goals and build new strategy as needed


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