Development Director

Job title: Development Director
Organization: Bethany House Services

Job Description

You will be a critical member of our leadership team. Create new fundraising programs and systems to track progress. Tell our story in the community, and help volunteers and donors connect with our mission. Drive the growth of Greater Cincinnati’s largest shelter and housing organization for homeless parents and children.

As you partner with the Executive Director, you will develop the development strategy and tactics; agree on the mix of corporate, individual, foundation and other forms of giving; advise annually on what to start, stop, and continue; develop and lead the donor outreach process.  You will be expected to take the initiative to collaborate with the program and other managers to understand the evolving needs of the organization and community; develop and execute the development plan with specific targets and timetables; oversee the planning and execution of special events, delegating appropriately to staff, volunteers, partners and board members.

You will be responsible for developing the corporate giving program in 2018 and you will be lead the development of a capital campaign as you create process/system.

  • The most successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree; CFRE accreditation is a plus.
  • Minimum five years professional fundraising experience with demonstrated success in expanding financial support, major gifts, corporate support and special events.
  • Successful experience in capital campaigns, public relations and marketing desirable.

Interested parties should e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Mary Bennett Brown,