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Development Director

Schenectady, New York 12309

Development Director


Responsible for coordinating and implementing strategies that will attract and retain individual and corporate support for the YWCA, including special events and donor cultivation.  

1. Plan and implement agency fund development, donor   cultivation, and 2-3 events annually
2. Increase the level of private support by 15% annually
3. Monitor donor giving and develop strategies for outreach, solicitation and stewardship opportunities
4. Increase the level of corporate sponsorship
5. Personally manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and attain annual goals, including a minimum of 75 contacts with prospective donors and a minimum of 10 major gifts ($1,000 or more) annually
6. Recruit and manage event committees and volunteers
7. Coordinate 2-3 special signature YWCA events per year
8. Work with development team to achieve fundraising goals


Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Business or related field.  Fund development experience in annual giving, major gifts, special events, and planned giving.  Proven track record of meeting and/or exceeding fund development goals.  Experience recruiting and supervising event volunteers and committees.  Experience utilizing a donor management system such as Donor Perfect.  Excellent oral, written and organizational skills.


Executive Director


Full-time, flexible schedule.  Some evenings and weekends.


Kathy Fernandez

Human Resource Director

YWCA NorthEastern NY

44 Washington  Ave., 

Schenectady, New York 12305   

Email: kfernandez@ywca-neny.org


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