Job Posting

Development Director

Urban League Twin Cities | Minneapolis, MN
Salary Range: $65,000 - $80,000

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Create a development strategy and prepare an annual development plan in consultation with the board
  • Development Committee
  • Serve as staff liaison and support the work of the board Development Committee
  • Research funding opportunities, and share research with ULTC leadership team
  • Develop and implement fundraising plans in support of ULTC programs, services and initiatives
  • Plan and manage ULTC annual gala (the Unity Ball), in consultation with Gala Planning Committee
  • Plan and manage development budget
  • Manage funding database to provide regular assessment, analysis, reporting, and projections of development activities, income, and pledges
  • Develop and manage strategies for effective donor communication
  • Lead organizational communications, messaging, and storytelling across online/digital platforms, including social media, as well as standard media in support of strategic development objectives
Experience & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Business Administration, finance, communications, or related field.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working for a non-profit or consulting to a non-profit, preferably a Black or BIPOC organization
  • Thorough knowledge of current fundraising techniques, including capital campaigns, annual funding, planned giving, and foundation relations
  • Ability to make successful presentations to individuals and/or groups at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Highly developed ethics, integrity, and emotional intelligence
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively individually and as a team member
  • Experience successfully working on a racially diverse team and with racially, culturally and economically diverse clients and partners
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance (Medical & Dental)
  • Paid time off
  • Vacation and holiday paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
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