111 NORTH COMMON STREET, LYNN MA 01902 (781) 598-5517
95 FOURTH STREET, CHELSEA MA 02150 (617) 409-9360
Position Title: Director of Development
Reports to: Executive Director
Family & Children's Service Inc. (F&CS) has been helping Lynn families thrive since 1885. Our mission is to strengthen the life skills of families, children, and individuals of all ages. F&CS is a community-based nonprofit organization that has been operating for 133 years. In 2017, our programs offered direct services to approximately 3,500 and interacted with another 2,000 underserved, socially vulnerable families, individuals and children. Through our wide array of programs including parenting skills education, home visiting programs, social supports and connecting people to resources, our programs serve to reduce isolation among low income and immigrant populations. Our youth development programming provides opportunities for youth to acquire leadership skills and foster positive peer relationships, as well as to build assets and resilience to curb the incidence of violence, teen pregnancy, drug use and other reckless and anti-social activities. F&CS has continuously provided comprehensive and efficient service to the evolving community in Lynn and surrounding areas. Our service area has recently expanded to include Chelsea, Charlestown, East Boston, Revere, and Winthrop.
F&CS is seeking an experienced development professional to expand our existing fundraising efforts. The Director of Development will plan and execute all aspects of fund raising activities at F&CS. He/she will coordinate and manage special events, expand individual donor programs, and oversee the marketing and communication strategies. The Director of Development works independently and effectively with colleagues, is highly motivated, flexible, and a “team player” able to think and work strategically. He/she demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and work of the agency and is able to articulate it to current and prospective donors and to the broader community. Creates and implements annual and long terms plan for fundraising schedules and methods.
Responsibilities: (included but not limited to)
Individual Giving/Major Gifts/Corporations:
Special Events: Develop a plan for multiple fundraising and marketing events. Revise and manage plan as required, coordinating event execution from inception to completion. Evaluate events against proposed budgets, goals, and criteria.
Marketing and Communications: Oversees the marketing and communications strategy being implemented by the Grant Writer/Marketing Associate including newsletters, annual reports and other marketing and communications tools. Oversees the roll out of a new brand marketing campaign.
Salary: Commensurate with experience – competitive. Excellent benefits
Family & Children’s Service is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected class.
Send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:
Family & Children’s Service
111 North Common Street
Lynn, MA 01902
Attn: Kate Walton or e-mail: email@example.com
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