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Director of Development

Company: American Red Cross
Date Posted: November 1, 2017

Do you want to make a difference?  Join The American Red Cross, the world’s largest humanitarian network.  As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.

 

The Michigan Region of the American Red Cross is seeking a Director of Development to help lead our fund development team in our chapter offices in Detroit, Michigan. 

 

This mission-critical role identifies, engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards current and prospective donors in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. Responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross. Directs and oversees the work assignment and performance of assigned fundraisers, other staff and volunteers.

 

Ideal candidates will have at minimum: Bachelor’s degree, 7 years of fundraising experience and a minimum 3 years supervisory experience.  They will also need proficiency in MS-Office Suite, Sales Force, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM. Candidates must also have excellent verbal and written skills.

 

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

 

https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Detroit-MI/Director--Development_RC12933

 

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

 

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.