Posted on July 5, 2012
Rosemount Center - Development Director
This position supports the work of Rosemount Center, an early childhood education and family support center (primarily Early Head Start/Head Start) and reports to the Chief Development Officer.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for raising funds from private sources including individuals, foundation, and corporations.
- Produces case statements, letters of inquiry, and written proposals for grant requests.
- Manages the Annual Fund Campaign.
- Leads prospect research of potential major donors and maintains donor files.
- Supports Board Development Committee and other committees charged with development responsibilities.
- Utilizes the development database including data tracking, analysis and campaign management.
- Manages Rosemount’s Volunteer Program, which includes:
- Assisting in the research, identification, and follow-up of potential volunteers.
- Acting as a point of contact for individuals who tutor and volunteer at Rosemount.
- Tracking volunteer service hours and providing reports.
- Preparing weekly volunteer schedule.
- Planning and overseeing volunteer appreciation event.
- Maintains good communication with community partner schools, manages student volunteers while at the Center, and initiates activities with the schools to benefit Rosemount’s children, families and staff.
- Coordinates donations of in-kind items from the community for Rosemount’s children and families.
- Maintains close working relationships with the entire Rosemount Center community in order to accomplish the tasks above.
- Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of fundraising experience required.
- Fully computer literate including knowledge of Microsoft Office and development database systems.
- Excellent English language skills in speaking and writing and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people.
- Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects thoroughly by adjusting quickly to shifting priorities, meeting deadlines, and exercising sound judgment.
- Pleasant interpersonal skills and desire to work in an early childhood education and human services environment.
Primary responsibilities are performed in an office setting in a seated position.
Ability to use desktop computer and telephone on a frequent basis.
Lifting up to 25 pounds.
Workplace Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Please mail cover letter and resume to Martha Johnson, Deputy Chief Executive Officer/Chief Development Officer, Rosemount Center, 2000 Rosemount Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20010.
No phone calls, please.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Rosemount Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.