Employment Opportunities

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Cancer Support Community North Texas provides a warm and inviting homelike setting where men, women, and children living with cancer – as well as their families and friends – can join others and get emotional and social support as a complement to medical care – all free of charge.  The Director of Development helps to ensure that no one should have to go through cancer alone. We’re looking for a highly motivated, creative and energetic team player to run our Development department.

Here’s who we’re looking for You are energetic, outgoing, organized and creative. You love planning and reaching your goals. You thrive on helping others and want your work to be more than just a job you show up at every day. You’re a team player and inspire your team to be their best. If you were working for us, here are some things you might have done last week:

  • Brain-stormed with the CEO on implementing the coming year’s Development Plan
  • Motivated Board Members at the Board meeting to get involved in the ONE Run
  • Interviewed applicants for a new full time Development Associate position
  • Had bi-weekly meeting with the management team
  • Reviewed monthly financial information to track revenue budget and goals
  • Run a Development Team meeting, coordinated a Development Committee meeting, a Young Leadership Board meeting, and provided position-related reports
  • Had coffee and cake to say goodbye to an intern

Here are some other things you’ll be doing

  • Plan and manage the annual Development budget
  • Plan and oversee fundraising events
  • Motivate and motivate your Development Team
  • Meet with potential donors, corporate sponsors and foundations
  • Report on Development activities to the Board at Board meetings
  • Report to grantors on progress on grants

Experience is important. We need someone who has a minimum of five years’ experience in fundraising and development. If you want a senior management position, if you enjoy the challenges of fundraising, if you have a big heart; love people, and understand the importance of building and sustaining relationships, if you’re organized, if you’re a team player with management experience and enjoy motivating your team to achieve goals, we definitely want to hear from you.  Please email us at info@cancersupporttexas.org – include a cover letter and your resume.