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Chief Development Officer

Company: CALM
Date Posted: January 5, 2018

Reporting to the Cheif Executive Officer, the Chief Develpment Officer (CDO) serves as lead strategist for fund development, creates and implements the agency fund development plan, and directs the County-wide fund development team in execution of that plan. The CDO works collabaratively to secure signifcant private and public support from individuals, corporations, foundations and government entities. The CDO oversees the day-today operations of the development department, including donor cultivation and stewardship; grant applications/reports and funder relations; and special events. In addition, the CDO manages a sizable portfolio of major donors as well as oversignt of a $10M strategic initiative campaign. The CDO is a member of the agency's executive team and assumes a strategic role in the ovreall management of the county-wide agency. The successful candidate will be a proven leader, manager and mentor who is comfortable driving major initiatives and supporting the leadership of others, with a track record of effectively managing organizational change. This exciting opportunity will allow the right person the opportunity to thrive in an autonomous environment at a respected and successful agnecy while enjoying a supportive and healthy work environment. 

Emplyment Qualifications:

  • BA in nonprofit management, business adminsitration or related field. Minimum of 7-10 years fundraising experience in a professional position. Excellent leadership skills and a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience required, with at least 3 years in a senior management capacity. 
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple projects to meet deadlines. Proven success at resource development strategy, increasing financial results and building strong relationships.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to For a complete description of the position, please visit Please put the title of the position in the subject line of the email.