Job Opening: Development Director

Secular AZ seeks a Development Director

The Development Director will report to the Executive Director and work with both the Finance and Development Committee to create a fundraising and development plan and oversee all fundraising endeavors, including events, interacting with donors, and grant-writing.

  • Create, implement, adjust, and assess an annual fundraising plan
  • Develop relationships with donors and secure financial support from individual donors, community foundations, national organizations, and corporations
  • Collaborate with Planning and Finance chairs and committees to monitor the fundraising plan
  • Guide and train and committee members to assist with data entry and gift management
  • With the Executive Director and other staff, assist in the organization of special events
  • Identify and create proposals for grant, foundation, and/or corporate funding sources
  • Manage and expand donor database
  • Develop a membership plan to increase the number of members year over year
  • Create quarterly reports for board, members, and tax forms (for the treasurer and CPA)
  • Provide fundraising communications with liaised groups
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or nonprofit management highly preferred
  • Minimum two years experience in fundraising and development with examples of development planning and metrics
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including Google Drive/Microsoft Suite, WordPress, Adobe, Canva, and Salsa Data Management (CRM)
  • Demonstrates strong managerial skills with attention to detail
  • Self-starter, effective in managing timelines and adhering to budgets
  • Able to be nimble and track current events and legislation

How to apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter by email or mail to:

Jeanne Casteen, Executive Director

Secular AZ

PO Box 47556

Phoenix AZ, 85068