Hampshire Humanities (NHH) provides opportunities to cultivate curiosity,
connect across cultures, examine beliefs, practice civility, and ignite ideas.
We do this by providing public programs and grants to partners statewide to
engage residents in learning, reflection, and meaningful conversation.
Humanities has a long history of strong financial support from individual,
foundation, and corporate donors. We
are looking for a dynamic Director of Development to join our energized team which
includes an active Board of Directors, a Director of Communications, and an Executive
Director. This position will manage a
FT Director of Annual Giving, and a PT Grant Writer and reports to the
Job Summary: Responsible for planning, organizing and direction of all the organization’s fundraising.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
In conjunction with the Executive Director, Board
of Directors, Director of Annual Giving and Grant Writer, create a resource
development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of
Oversee the planning and execution of special
fundraising events with donors and potential donors as specified in the resource
to take a broad view of all fundraising activities and ensure NHH program
managers optimize opportunities by forging cooperative and effective working
relationships in support of NHH’s resource development efforts.
Oversee grants activities including research,
proposal writing and reporting requirements.
Prospect, identify, cultivate, solicit and steward
major donors to grow a major gifts program.
Provide support and direction to staff for all fundraising
Monitor trends in the region and adapt fundraising
strategies as necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5-7 years of
experience in fundraising, with proven, measurable results; demonstrated
planning and organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as
well as strong organizational and management abilities.
Ability to interact with a variety of organizations,
people and communities in the state
Major gift fundraising and grant writing experience.
Possesses the ability to think strategically,
tactically, creatively and flexibly.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically
excel, word, outlook and database experience (Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge
Willing to travel statewide and attend off-hours
Participates in the New Hampshire Humanities
organizational life, including improvement teams and events as required
Positively demonstrates the values and contributes
to the culture of the NHH
Demonstrates a commitment to community and to
promotion of the humanities
Interacts professionally with other employees and
Works effectively as a team contributor on all
Follows all company policies and procedures as well
as all local, state and federal laws concerning employment
Contributes to a safe and productive work
Ability to communicate in a clear and professional
job functions and requirements are subject to possible modification to
reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the
scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job
holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an
exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or
working conditions associated with the position. This job description is
general and may evolve over time. The description is subject to periodic
updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different
and/or additional duties or responsibilities.
New Hampshire Humanities is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
The Director of Development salary will
be commensurate with experience. New Hampshire Humanities offers an
attractive package of employee benefits, including health, dental, life
insurance, disability, retirement plan, and paid time off. Relocation expenses will not be offered.
Please apply at
https://nhhumanities.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
by 10/31/19. Include resume, cover letter expressing your interest in the position
and your view on why the humanities matter, and contact information (including
phone and email address) for three job references. References will be checked
only for finalists and with advance notice to the applicant. Please do not