Do you want to make a difference? Join The American Red Cross, the world’s largest humanitarian network. For over 100 years The American Red Cross has been a leader in the nonprofit world. In order to support our many humanitarian efforts, our organization depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. As a result, we are always looking for proactive and mission-driven fundraisers with an established track record of increasing philanthropic support through individual and corporate giving.
Now is the time to make a difference! Be a part of the San Jose, CA development team. The Gateway to the Golden State Region of the American Red Cross is seeking a Director of Development to work in our San Jose, CA offices.
The Director of Development will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors. He/she will be responsible for advancing the mission of the organization and assisting donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross.
Ideal candidates will have at minimum: Bachelor’s degree, 10 years of fundraising experience (major gifts preferred) in all avenues of financial development, and five years experience leading a fundraising department. Additionally, ideal candidates will have experience developing and managing budgets in excess of $1 million. Candidates must also have proficiency in MS-Office Suite, Sales Force, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM. Candidates must also have excellent verbal and written skills.