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Director of Development

The Director of Development is responsible for a comprehensive fundraising strategy and plan to ensure Fair Chance can deliver on our critical mission. Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) and serving in a leadership role with the larger Advancement team, The Director of Development serves as a member of the Expanded Executive Team and supervises a Development Associate, Fundraising and Events Manager and Development and Organizational Manager; works with the CAO and CEO to develop a fundraising plan to meet the organization’s goals, vision, objectives and mission; creates and implements a donor cultivation and stewardship plan; oversees the process of prospecting and securing grants from foundation, corporate, and government sources; manages and engages a portfolio of top-level donors; oversees special events; manages a capital campaign; and builds relationships with other nonprofit development professionals in the Fair Chance network.

Fair Chance uses a compensation structure, using the Pay Scale Equity Calculator process developed by Vega Mala Consulting. The compensation range for this position is $90,000-$95,000.

Fair Chance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity – we are and want to continue to be people of multiple ethnicities, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe and respect how this strengthens our work. Therefore, we are seeking qualified candidates from all backgrounds who believe in our mission and align with our values.

Please note: During the current period of Covid-19 related restrictions, this position will start as a remote position, with transition to onsite in Washington, DC. All interviews conducted by phone or virtually by video with selected candidates. All candidates must reside in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia before the employment start date.

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