TITLE:  Director of Development


REPORTS TO: Vice President of Programs and Evaluation


HOURS: 40 hours per week including remote and in-office hours to meet agency needs


SALARY: $85,000-110,000


JOB SUMMARY: The SPCC Director of Development focuses on identifying new donors, maintaining relationships with donors, and developing new strategies to secure funds as it relates to SPCC. This position will also be responsible for SPCC’s special events and may assist with identifying grant opportunities and grant writing. This position will ensure that all fundraising efforts align with, reinforce, and highlight SPCC’s values and priorities.



  • Develops and implements long-term strategic plans for securing funds to support SPCC.
  • Identifies and maintains relationships with individual and corporate donors.
  • Takes primary responsibility for all fundraising efforts, including the coordination of special event committees in partnership with the CEO, Board of Directors, Junior Board, and staff.
  • Provides leadership and oversight for SPCC’s fundraising events.
  • Chairs fundraising related committees.
  • Facilitates the Junior Board meetings to support special events and nurture community relationships.
  • Assists with contributing to the content of SPCC’s website and social media platforms to promote events and opportunities for giving.
  • Assists with media related communication and identifies opportunities for public messaging to support development efforts.
  • Assists with the creation of internal and external outside written communications including press releases, social media, agency newsletters, annual reports, etc.
  • Documents processes and procedures for consistency and replicability.
  • Assists with identification of grant opportunities and grant writing.
  • Attends and participates in required meetings such as supervision, staff and departmental meetings.
  • Attends monthly collaborative meetings with the CEO and Vice President of Programs and Evaluation to plan efforts strategically.
  • Serves as an agency/program representative on community boards and professional committees.
  • Exemplifies a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion work and delivering services within a trauma-informed and equitable lens.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, or related field.
  • Related professional experience and demonstrated success with donor recruitment, charitable giving, and fundraising which may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Capacity to communicate effectively and motivationally.
  • Exemplified success in relationship building skillsets.
  • Experience organizing and leading group efforts.
  • Exemplified successful experience using publishing software and online platforms; customer relationship management software preferred.
  • Proficient in customer relationship management.


WORKING AT SPCC: As an employer, SPCC believes that it is our responsibility to offer a work environment that is family-friendly, flexible scheduling, supportive, and trauma-informed. Professional development opportunities that enhance program goals and employee needs are offered. Quality weekly individual and group supervision is prioritized for all staff. SPCC is committed to the work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and delivering services with a trauma-informed and equitable lens. We are seeking candidates who can contribute to this standard and purpose of the agency in efforts to better serve the well-being of all.


Candidate will be required to successfully complete the Agency Confidentiality Agreement, required Background Check, and State Central Register Clearance. The Candidate must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and carry agency required levels of automobile liability insurance.


This position is benefits eligible.


SUBMIT APPLICATION and RESUME TO: Laurie Valentine lvalentine@spcc-roch.org

DEADLINE: March 20, 2023

APPLICATION LINK HERE: Employment Opportunities – Society for the Protection and Care of Children (spcc-roch.org)