Director of Development

Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Fundraising/Development


Position Description / Responsibilities

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s mission is to ensure all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community.

Job Description for Director of Development

The Director of Development is responsible for managing all aspects of revenue development, enabling Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee to provide its cancer support program at no charge to Middle Tennesseans. This is a full-time position and reports directly to the CEO.

Primary Responsibilities:

Purpose of position:

To secure funds for Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee by managing a group of assigned, qualified individual, corporate and foundation donors, assuring as many as possible are retained as continuing donors and upgraded in their giving and involvement. To foster the growth of fundraising best practices, as measured by donor stewardship and retention, fundraising achievement, and effective communication with donors and the community about the measurable impact of our work for people affected by cancer.


Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Fundraising professional, who is an effective communicator and resourceful problem-solver, and who has demonstrated initiative, optimism, and high achievement. A successful candidate is a self-starter, who is organized and can manage multiple projects at any given time.


Application Instructions

Qualified and interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Harriet Schiftan, President and CEO of GCMT, harriet@gildasclubmiddletn.org or 1707 Division Street, Nashville, TN 37203

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