As the Director of Development, you will play a pivotal role in Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm’s success by strategically planning, implementing, and overseeing our fundraising initiatives. You will work closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other key stakeholders to ensure the financial sustainability and growth of our organization. Anticipated fundraising goals for 2024 to raise $1.3 million in a combination of major gifts, campaigns, events, and grant writing.
The Director of Development will be instrumental in shaping the organization's financial sustainability and ensuring the successful implementation of strategic fundraising initiatives. The position requires a dynamic and results-oriented leader who can drive fundraising efforts while fostering positive relationships with donors and partners.
This role involves setting clear goals, establishing effective strategies, and ensuring successful execution to achieve financial and organizational objectives.
Job Type: Full-time, benefits eligible
Salary Range: Competitive salary and benefits
This position reports directly to the Executive Director.
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Our mission is to provide life-changing equine-assisted services that foster the human-horse connection to help individuals and families with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges experience healing and joy while realizing their full potential. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Director of Development to lead our fundraising team and help us make a meaningful difference in our community and beyond.
Candidates should demonstrate a mission-driven commitment, understanding the profound impact our work has on the individuals and families we support. Successful candidates will showcase a genuine connection to our mission and its community impact. We encourage applications who see their professional journey as a means of contributing to and furthering our mission.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Kerri Whalen, email@example.com
Ironstone Farm is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.
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Requirements and Qualifications
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