Director of Resource Development

JAMISON 18929, Pennsylvania

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Director of Resource Development - 5-7 years of serious fundraising experience. Located in Bucks County, PA, NOVA (Network of Victim Assistance) is the comprehensive victim services organization in Bucks County. With a 43-year history, NOVA has expanded to include a continuum of prevention and direct services to prevent and address the needs of victims of sexual abuse and other serious crimes. NOVA is known across many disciplines and the community at large for its exceptional services and professionalism. With a 4.5 million dollar operating budget, NOVA continues to grow. As a mature and fiscally sound organization, establishing sustainability is key to our future success -- serving all victims who need services, educating the community at large on violence prevention in our community and providing top ranked professional trainings.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Resource Development must be passionate about the mission of NOVA and its key position in securing the personal safety of our children, adults and the elderly in the community and beyond. The Director of Resource Development will be responsible for managing NOVA’s development operations ensuring that individual, corporate and foundation donors are engaged to support the growth and sustainability of the organization. Under the direction of the Executive Director and in collaboration with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors, the Director of Resource Development is responsible to carry out the organization’s major initiatives with a primary focus on the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual, foundation, corporate prospects and donors. In this role the Director of RD will ensure NOVA's current donors are properly engaged and that prospective donors are advanced through the prospect pipeline.

Currently the Development department is an office of 2 individuals.

Requirements. 5-7 years’ development experience. Knowledge and experience of planned giving a plus. Experience of individual and corporate donor cultivation and closing the ask is essential to be successful in this position.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Great benefits including health insurance and pension plan. NOVA work culture is exceptional and team work is key to our success.

Please submit a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for the position, salary requirements and your resume to [email protected]. Subject line must read: Director of Resource Development. EOE/AA

Contact: Deb Gehan-Hoffman

Phone: 215.343.6543

Fax: 215.343.6260

E-Mail: [email protected]


Mailing Address: 2370 YORK ROAD, Suite B1, PA 18929

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