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Development Director

San Francisco Bay Area

Position: Development Director

Organization: National Nonprofit 

FLSA:  Exempt

Location: San Francisco/Silicon Valley


On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Development Director in San Francisco.  Are you looking for a career that directly impacts your community and beyond?  


  • Provides strategic leadership, creating and executing fundraising strategies to reach position specific annual fundraising goals from corporations; works to grow additional avenues of corporate revenue

  • Develops an annual business plan to meet financial targets

  • Serves as a key member of the development team influencing and driving strategy, relationships and best practices to accomplish market and region financial goals

  • Responsible for developing and stewarding a portfolio of relationships from the corporate community to provide funding for our mission (sponsorship, retail campaigns, event teams, grants, donations and other partnerships)

  • Develops revenue projections and provides financial analysis

  • Oversees stewardship activities; ensures a high-touch response to partners and donors

  • Explores appropriate licensing activities and special promotions with corporate partners

  • Recruits and leads high-level volunteers to provide local leadership, resources and partnerships

  • Drives donor-centric partnerships to support financial goals of market events, programs and prioritized initiatives

  • Delivers a high level of customer service to all constituents

  • Manages, hires, evaluates, and mentors a team of fundraising professionals

  • Ensures compliance with policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls

  • Demonstrates integrity, collaboration and stewardship

  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of nonprofit, fundraising and/or sales experience preferred

  • Demonstrated success in fundraising (peer-to-peer fundraising) and nonprofit leadership

  • Proven record of success in account management and developing corporate partnerships that result in exceeding revenue targets

  • Knowledge of product marketing/sales concepts

  • Outcome-driven, with the ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities

  • Ability to manage and motivate groups and individuals

  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Strong market, community and constituent perspective

  • Proficiency in computer-based information systems

  • Ability to work some nights and weekends


Must live within 100 miles of San Francisco

Compensation Range: $85,000- $105,000 DOE


Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the client to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons.

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