A Wider Circle–Director of Development


Director of Development

Job Description

The Director of Development will lead efforts in the areas of grant writing, major gifts, government contracts, corporate giving and major fundraisers, crafting and promoting a cohesive message to elevate the movement to end poverty.


  • Build and implement a comprehensive organizational development plan and fundraising goals
  • Oversee efforts to secure funding through grants, government contracts, individuals gifts, corporate giving and major fundraising events
  • Ensure that accurate and timely funding records are maintained
  • Provide leadership to the entire development team
  • Serve as a primary representative for A Wider Circle in all external communications
  • Lead the effort to build regional and national partnerships, propelling the movement to end poverty
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that development goals are being met, prepare regular reports on progress to be shared with CEO and Board of Directors


  • Demonstrated commitment and passion to join the movement to end poverty
  • Excellent writing, communication, and managerial skills
  • Demonstrated maturity and flexibility in an ever growing environment
  • Creative, innovate and strategic thinker
  • Ability to adapt and positively respond to a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Proven leadership skills, ability to work cooperatively and energetically with a team

Apply online at www.awidercircle.org




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