Title: Director of Development
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Staff Supervision: Yes, leads all development and communication staff and related consultants
For Love of Children (FLOC) is a mission-driven organization providing educational services beyond the classroom to help students succeed from first grade through college and career. FLOC has successfully operated since 1965, reaching and serving over 10,000 young people. Our services are free to students of low-income families in the District of Columbia and West Virginia. With offices in Washington DC and West Virginia, we serve nearly 600 students per year in local schools and at FLOC’s facilities. FLOC brings together students, volunteers, families, and community partners in proven programs that teach, empower, and transform.
Our fundraising and communication efforts are critical to the long-term success of our work and the Director of Development plays an essential role in leading these activities.
For Love of Children is seeking an experienced and motivated Director of Development to increase organizational revenue, maintain its annual operating budget, bring new strategies and contacts to the organization, and manage all development and communications operations. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Director of Development is responsible for developing and implementing all fundraising efforts, as well as leading all marketing and public relations events to ensure the continued success and financial health of the agency. The ideal candidate can skillfully bolster FLOC’s growing individual gifts portfolio, manage Board giving in tandem with the Executive Director, and deliver new corporate sponsorship ideas. In addition, the new Director of Development will lead the organization in strengthening the FLOC brand and all public communications in multiple modalities. He or she will work together with FLOC’s Executive Director, members of the Board of Directors, a grant management company with a long history and excellent track record, along with other members of the development team.
The Director of Development will join a talented team of mission-driven staff and the successful candidate will:
The ideal candidate is passionate about the success of young people, and thrives in an environment where professionals, volunteers, families, and especially youth are positively impacted by community-based programming.
Position Purpose and Key Responsibilities:
A minimum of 5 (five) years of expanded experience in:
Please send your resume and cover letter in attachment form to Brandelyn Anderson, Executive Director at HR@floc.org, with the subject line, “FLOC Director of Development”. Only competitive candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the selection process. No phone calls please. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.