Easterseals UCP North Carolina &Virginia seeks a strategic and energetic Director of Development to execute its comprehensive resource development program in NC and VA.
For 75 years, Easterseals UCP has been a driving force filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities throughout North Carolina and Virginia. Working side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, Easter Seals UCP provides a broad network of services and support to help persons with disabilities and their families achieve better days.
Easterseals UCP’s mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to LIVE, LEARN, WORK, and PLAY. Guided by a set of core values - Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, and Innovation - the 2,600 staff team provides high quality services including therapy, social and life skills training, employment and residential programs, early intervention services, child development centers, family counseling, crisis support, and job training across 135 service sites in North Carolina and Virginia. As part of its 2020 strategic plan, Easterseals UCP seeks to reach 10,000 North Carolinians living with autism through a diverse network of informed services.
The Leadership Opportunity
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Director of Development will manage a personal pipeline of individuals, foundations, and corporate donors to hit fundraising expectations while overseeing development operations to maximize and support the work of the development team. This position will manage and direct regional staff and ensure effective preparation and execution of successful special events.
The Director of Development will have the opportunity to advance a strategic plan that will sustain and expand Easterseals UCP’s capacity to help their neighbors in need achieve better days. Easterseals UCP is poised for growth following an internal reorganization, rebrand, and development of a clear vision for program expansion and community engagement.
This is an exciting opportunity to build a development team focused on increasing Easterseals UCP’s annual base of philanthropic support and drive leadership giving, while working in concert with the CDO whose focus is special campaigns, major gifts and agency leadership. Duties and responsibilities include:
Development Team Operations & Management
Special Projects & Campaigns
Attributes of the Ideal Director of Development
The Director of Development must be committed to the mission and values of Easterseals UCP and dedicated to stewarding relationships with internal and external constituencies that enable the successful, consistent delivery of the mission. In addition, he or she should possess key credentials, including:
To apply, upload a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to armstrongmcguire.com/apply. Email firstname.lastname@example.org in case of technical problems. No phone calls please. Easterseals UCP of North Carolina & Virginia is an equal opportunity employer.