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Director of Development

Company: Collier Child Care Resources, Inc.
Date Posted: March 28, 2018

After an internal restructure, Collier Child Care Resources (CCCR) now seeks an experienced fundraising professional to lead a comprehensive development program and provide fundraising leadership to the development team and Board. The successful candidate will be professionally effective and fit well into a positive, compassionate, non-profit environment. 

Collier Child Care Resources is a private, non-profit child care agency that serves children, families and early learning professionals. Our mission is to provide high quality early childhood care, education and resources to children, families and early learning professionals in Collier County. Our vision is to be the leading authority and trusted resource for quality early childhood care and education in Collier County. Our programs are highly regarded and in high demand. We are a small and flexible team running a successful, growing $2 million+ operation that currently serves over 275 children per year. 

Position Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to: 

 Assist Executive Director in all aspects of fundraising 

 Design comprehensive fundraising plan that supports the CCCR Mission and annually update the plan 

 Supervise Director of Marketing and Communications; plan and execute all marketing, public relations and communication efforts 

 Supervise Director of Fundraising and Events; motivate and guide Board and staff in fundraising and development 

 Develop major donor relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations 

 Recruit new members for established, agency-specific corporate fundraising program 

 Collaborate with and support the COO and Events Committee to execute special events, especially securing sponsorships 

 Design and implement annual appeal, direct mail campaign and future planned giving campaign 

 Participate in planning for future capital campaign 

 Coordinate with outside fundraising and marketing consultants as needed 

 

Desired Skills/Traits: 

 Understanding of donor relations cycle and software management system 

 Comfort with technology, especially donor databases and Microsoft Office software 

 Experience with individual, foundation, and corporation prospect research 

 Energetic, self-starter, outgoing, professional, detailed and driven to exceed goals 

 Understanding of fundraising principles and strategies 

 

Minimum Requirements: 

 Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education, advanced degree preferred 

 5+ years’ professional experience and continuing education in nonprofit fundraising 

 Deep knowledge of fundraising principles and donor relations cycle; CFRE preferred 

 

CCCR offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes 12 paid holidays, up to 25 Paid Personal Leave days, Health, Dental and Vision insurances, $25,000-35,000 of Term Life Insurance, 401K Plan, and opportunities for directly-related continuing education. The potential candidate must be able to pass a background check and fingerprint clearance. Collier Child Care Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Place. 

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and list of three professional 

references to niccoleh@collierchildcare.org or fax to (239) 643.4906