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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Job Posting - YWCA of Charleston

The YWCA of Charleston is looking for a director of development.

The person in this position provides leadership, management and administrative direction for all aspects of private fundraising, capital development and donor relations.

· Bachelor’s degree with proven record of successful administrative, planning and fundraising experience, including managing volunteers and working with board members.
· Strong knowledge of annual fund, event planning, major gifts, planned giving and foundation relation strategies.
· Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software preferred.
· Strong written and oral communication skills a must.

The Director of Development works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications, Executive Director and Board of Directors and manages fund development and campaign committees. The ideal candidate can multi-task and is self-motivated, has written grants and proposals and is comfortable with public speaking. This person is responsible for the planning, implementation and execution of several fundraising events including Women of Achievement, Vintage Art Auction and Guys Night Out. The Director of Development also coordinates with volunteers who organize other fundraising events, including Girls Night Out and Thanksgiving Benefit Dinner.

Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume, cover letter and 3 letters of professional reference by Jan. 19, 2009 to:


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