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Director of Development

Berkshire United Way
Job Title: Director of Development
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November 8th, 2019
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Director of Development (DOD) Berkshire United Way (BUW) seeks a driven, self-directed, and results-oriented fundraising professional to join our leadership team. The Director of Development (DOD) designs, guides, executes, evaluates, and constantly improves the strategies essential for making Berkshire United Way (BUW) the nonprofit to turn philanthropy into action. Through exceptional donor engagement, experiences, and communications, this position will lead the staff and volunteer teams to significantly increase BUW’s overall revenue; grow and retain the donor base; implement innovative revenue growth strategies; and use data to promote continuous improvement. The DOD provides internal leadership for a development team of three and ensures BUW has the infrastructure to manage workplace and donor relationships totaling over 5,000. The DOD also serves as an external leader and is responsible for developing and sharing a case for support for BUW and our community impact work. While the primary responsibility is for philanthropy goals, the DOD also actively contributes to the overall goals of BUW and serves with other senior staff on the leadership team to build a culture of collaboration and alignment of services and strategies. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, a strong communicator, a good listener, and someone who is passionate about community change. Ideally, she/he will have five years successful fundraising experience with at least three of those in a leadership or supervisory role. BA/BS degree required, MA or CFRE preferred. Applicants with transferrable skills in sales, marketing, business development, or other related fields will be considered. Position is full-time with competitive salary and benefits. Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to ebetti@berkshireunitedway.org. Interested applicants should apply early as candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. EOE. ______________________________ Berkshire United Way ignites the collective power of individuals and organizations to build a stronger community together. For 95 years, BUW has partnered with donors, businesses, nonprofits, and others to create a dynamic, engaged community with opportunities for all. #HereForGood

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