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Development Director

HOPE Outreach Center, Inc. Davie, FL
  • Expired: 19 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

HOPE Outreach Center is seeking a Development Director. As our Development Director you are responsible for all of our vital revenue streams, which allow us to achieve our mission and maximize our impact in the community. You plan and organize fundraising activities, manage the development budget and assemble a team including board members to raise funds.

This job might be for you if:

  • You have 5 years of experience in nonprofit donor development and fundraising and dream of taking a strong organization to the next level. You are an enthusiastic leader capable of managing diverse teams of volunteers to reach a common goal. Initiating and completing projects is right up your alley. You know how to make timely, effective and ethical decisions. You embody the entrepreneurial spirit. You’re a self-starter who crafts creative solutions and opens doors to new donor relationships. You actively and constantly listen to all constituents, focus especially on donor needs and know how to identify mutual benefits. You communicate excellently and compel audiences through writing and speaking.

As our designer of development strategies, you will:

  • Communicate, coordinate and accomplish donors’ philanthropic goals and ambitions through a relationship with a long- and well-established community based social services agency;

  • Develop and execute the annual fundraising plan with the goal of raising $500,000 annually;

  • Generate new ideas that increase revenue and donor loyalty;

  • Identify and cultivate major gift prospects;

  • Increase monthly giving by soliciting donor base and creating a marketing program design towards this purpose;

  • Report on program progress to senior management and the board; and

  • Oversee the development budget and monitor expenses.

As our organizer of development activities, you will:

  • Maintain long-term relationships with existing donors;

  • Identify and build relationships with new and prospective donors;

  • Manage systems and software to track and cultivate donors and prospects, including our donor database and wealth screening tools;

  • Administer signature fundraising and donor stewardship events;

  • Make direct, face-to-face solicitations;

  • Recruit, train, and support key volunteers to assist in advancement efforts;

  • Communicate fundraising goals throughout the organization and equip team members to reach them.

  • Join an established fast-paced organization that addresses a variety of social services needs using a Team Approach

You will have some light physical demands (i.e. spending hours listening and talking; working on the computer and phone; driving to appointments and events; lifting light pieces of equipment and materials; and occasionally working long days, nights or weekends).

Skills you’ll need:

  • Strong written and verbal storytelling skills to help donors feel good about the impact they are creating by partnering with HOPE Outreach Center;

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

  • Social media management skills to increase community engagement;

  • Ability to form and nurture relationships with donors quickly;

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment requiring flexibility and teamwork;

  • Healthy organizational skills to manage a busy development role ensuring timely and appropriate follow up with donors and volunteers; and

  • Vibrant and creative imagination to develop story lines and content for newsletters and appeals.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

HOPE Outreach Center, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Helping Other People Everyday by providing Services & Support to immediately improve the quality of life for those in need in our community

HOPE Outreach Center, Inc. founded in 1995, is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) human services organization located in Davie, Florida. The center offers an immediate 'hand up' to people residing primarily in southwestern Broward County, who find themselves suddenly unable to make ends meet due to: job loss, disability, health crisis, and/or some other emergency circumstance. By providing emergent financial support, food and other educational, social and community services; HOPE Outreach Center often serves as the financial and emotional bridge that allows families in crisis to return to self-reliance and independence quickly and comfortably. The organization is funded mostly through private individual donations, complemented by corporate event sponsorships and grants, and relies on the hard work of a dedicated Board of Directors, small staff of 5 employees, and more than 150 active volunteers. The Center operates on an annual budget of just over $1 million in cash contributions and in-kind donations.


4700 SW 64th Avenue, Davie Florida 33314
Davie, FL