TITLE: Director of Development

REPORTS TO: CEO & Vice President

HOURS: 35-40

SALARY: $70,000 – $75,000

JOB SUMMARY: The SPCC Director of Development focuses on identifying new donors, nurturing
relationships with current donors, strengthening fundraising events, grant writing and developing new
strategies to secure SPCC funds. This position will also assist with identifying grant opportunities, event
organization and planning, as well as internal and external communication, to ensure each component
aligns with, supports, reinforces, and highlights SPCC’s values and priorities.

– Identifies, develops, and nurtures relationships with individual and corporate donors.
– Provides leadership for developing, organizing, planning, and hosting SPCC’s special events and
fundraising efforts.
– Works with local companies and individuals to secure sponsorships and gifts to support SPCC
events and fundraising.
– Works independently and in collaboration with SPCC’s CEO and Leadership Team.
– Attends regular meetings with the CEO to plan efforts strategically.
– Attends regular meetings with SPCC Vice President to review progress, tasks, timelines,
and goals.
– Facilitates and organizes special event committees in partnership with the CEO, Board of
Directors, Junior Board, and staff.
– Assists with external communication on behalf of the organization including the drafting of
press releases, SPCC newsletter and Annual Reporting in partnership with supervisor and CEO.
– Assists with contributing to the content of SPCC’s website and social media platforms.
– Chairs special event-related committee meetings.
– Assists with media related communication and identifies opportunities for public messaging to
support development efforts.
– Assists with the creation of internal communications including agency newsletters, annual
reports, etc.
– Documents all development processes, timelines and procedures for consistency and
– Assists with identification of grant opportunities and grant writing.
– Participates in required Agency meetings such as supervision, staff, and departmental meetings.
– 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 in donor recruitment and fundraising which may be considered
in lieu of a degree.
– Capacity to communicate effectively and motivationally.
– Exemplified success in relationship building.
– Experience successfully organizing and leading group efforts.
– Exemplified proficiency 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

This position is benefits eligible.



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