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Development Director

Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin

We are looking for a dynamic Development Director to lead a comprehensive development program for Dunedin Fine Art Center (DFAC). We’re looking for someone who can engage in and grow, Annual/Capital Fund drives, Planned Giving, Our Endowment, Grants, and Special Events at our award-winning art center.

BA/BS degree,  3 to 5 years’ experience, experience with fundraising software and skilled with all aspects of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint.  CFRE preferred.

The Development Director, under the direction of the President/CEO, is responsible for planning, managing, and implementing a comprehensive development program and department.  This is an exempt, management-level position that allows for independent decision and will work closely with Membership Manager and Chief Operating Officer.


  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them
  • Works very closely with Membership Manager on Results (Development Software), Reports on Results Data and appeals
  • Collaborates with the leadership team to create the development department budget and over the creation of publications to support fund raising activities
  • Works on the fundraising software, Results Plus, to execute strategic and operational goals for cultivation
  • Implements Annual Fund, Capital Campaign, Restricted Funds Campaigns (i.e. Scholarships), Cultivation and Stewardship Plans, Planned Giving and Donor Segmentation and Prospecting
  • Responsible for fundraising Events, both Virtual and in Person, liaising with Pres/CEO, and Vice-President/COO (responsible for Communications) and the Sterling Society
  • Responsible for corporate/foundation giving, grants, individual, and planned giving revenue streams to include membership and sponsorships
  • Supports board designated committees when appropriate
  • Serves as liaison/development advisor to the Sterling Society
  • Collaborates with the Pres/CEO on principal/lead donor visits for both annual and capital
  • Collaborates with organizational leadership team on DFAC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021

Requires bachelor’s degree, supplemented by three to five years of experience in fundraising, knowledgeable in fundraising software (DFAC used Results Plus/Metafile, Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint and Excel.  CFRE preferred.

The DFAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – November 30, 2020 at 5 pm

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