Posted on February 5, 2013
Director of Development (Part-Time)
Older Adults Technology Services
Older Adults Technology Services - Director of Development (Part-Time)
Director of Development (Part Time)
Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is seeking a highly skilled and motivated development professional to provide strategy, supervision and oversight of fundraising activities for the organization. OATS is a New York City-based nonprofit that provides technology training, support and programs for senior citizens at more than 30 locations across the city. The organization is experiencing strong growth and is seeking a part-time development director to lead all aspects of fundraising, with particular focus on individual donors, foundations and corporate sponsorships.
This is a part-time position and OATS intends to hire additional consultants or part-time staff to carry out ongoing development activities such as grant-writing, grant reporting, corporate sponsorship development, events planning and direct mail. The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled professional with substantial relevant experience; a passion for our mission ("harness the power of technology to change the way we age"); extraordinary planning, organizational, communications and writing skills; and a commitment to excellence. OATS has a ten-person staff working out of our Park Slope, Brooklyn office and also operates a technology "Exploration Center" in Manhattan.
Develop, manage and track an overall development plan for the organization. Meet weekly with the executive director and development team to track progress.
Assist the executive director in hiring and supervising additional development consultants
Strengthen the OATS messaging strategy and case statement, and assist with the creation of core marketing and fundraising materials, including the compilation of “success stories” and other compelling data
Oversee and edit the writing of grant proposals, funder reports, outreach materials and related development materials. (Note: Primary responsibility for grant-writing and reporting is expected to be outsourced).
Manage a pipeline system to track, prioritize, calendar and assign grant solicitation and reporting activity
Develop and oversee a plan for individual giving, including direct mail, events, board contributions and major donor solicitation
Prospect research on institutional funders (foundations, corporations, government agencies)
OATS anticipates this position to require 15-20 hours per week, with flexible hours and significant home-based work possible. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will be arranged on a contract (not salaried) basis, unless otherwise negotiated.
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter, in PDF format, detailing your relevant experience and skills, along with a salary history or requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about OATS, visit www.oats.org