Development Director

Cumberland River Compact

Nashville

Community & Nonprofit


Position Description / Responsibilities

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY
Cumberland River Compact was founded in 1997 and is an IRS designated 501(c)(3) serving the states of Tennessee and Kentucky. We are committed to enhancing the health enjoyment of the Cumberland River and its tributaries through education, collaboration, and action. We believe that water quality and a healthy environment are fundamental to sustainable, strong local economies. Since our founding, we’ve worked cooperatively with local, state and federal agencies, farmers, businesses, technical professionals, local neighborhood groups, and other watershed stakeholders who share this belief. Through a strategy of Teach, Protect, Connect we ensure clean and abundant water resources that support life, recreation, and economic well-being throughout the basin.

POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director is responsible for generating revenue through individual and corporate giving programs and philanthropic events. The Development Director maintains the Compact’s donor database, cultivates relationships with potential donors and works closely with the Executive Director to develop individual and corporate giving strategies that encourage unrestricted gifts to further the organization’s mission and operations. The Development Director will enjoy a corporate culture that is entrepreneurial, collegial, and often requires an all hands on deck attitude.

 PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
LEADERSHIP

DEVELOPMENT
Relationship development/management

Event Planning/Special Projects

Campaigns/Major Gifts Development

Donor Cultivation/Retention

Administration/Reporting

COMMUNICATIONS


Position Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS


Application Instructions

Submit resume, cover letter and writing sample relevant to the position toinfo@cumberlandrivercompact.org. No phone calls, please.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Mekayle Houghton
2 Victory Ave
Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37213

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