Washington, D.C.

Director of Development, Compassion and Choices

The Organization

Who we are:  Across the nation, Compassion & Choices works to create a society that affirms life and accepts the inevitability of death, embraces expanded options for compassionate dying, and empowers everyone to choose end-of-life care that reflects their values, priorities and beliefs. To make this vision a reality, we improve care, expand options and empower everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

Position Overview

What you will be doing:  This is a newly created position…based in either your home office near a major airport (preferred location Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Virginia, DC) or out of our DC office.  Primarily responsible for the oversight and management of the C&C’s direct mail program, oversight and management of the development internal systems and the development devo services team, ensures consistent messaging across all development functions including material development; and manages and effectively work a portfolio of 60-80 major donors and prospects.

The ideal candidate will have:  

B.A. in Business, Marketing, Communications or Non-Profit Management.  Related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience maybe considered.  A minimum of 7-10 years experience working in non-profit fundraising which includes: demonstrated success in growing direct mail program; effectively soliciting and closing six and seven figure gifts needed; and experience managing staff.  Demonstrated success with online fundraising strongly desired, as well as experience with database selection and conversion.  Ability and willingness to travel 20-30% (could include evenings, weekends).

How To Apply

If you have experience managing a direct mail program in addition to managing a portfolio of major donors, we’d love to hear from you!  Please view complete job description with application instructions at bottom of job description on the employment page of our website, www.CompassionAndChoices.org. Cover letter with requested information must accompany your resume. No agencies please.

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