16 Apr Job Opportunity: PFARS Seeks Development Director
The Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad, an independent, nonprofit emergency medical organization, seeks a full time Development Director to spearhead ongoing fundraising activities. Working under the direction of the President, and with the Board of Trustees, the Development Director will lead efforts to secure financial support from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Responsibilities include managing the annual fundraising program; writing grant applications and fundraising appeals; developing and maintaining donor relationships; coordinating major gift strategies; establishing a bequests program and investigating the potential for a signature event.
Our ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of five years’ fund development experience; excellent written and oral communication skills; effective presentation skills; be highly organized and have the ability to thrive in a one-person office. Be able to interact comfortably with the Trustees, donors, staff, and volunteers and have a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships, and to motivate and effectively work with all constituencies. Computer literacy is required, as well as in depth experience with fundraising software programs.
Salary: $55,000 – $70,000 with comprehensive health and dental insurance, vacation, and other benefits.
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to pfarsCareers@pfars.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.