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Development Directors often work in nonprofit organizations, where they are in charge of raising funds. The strongest resume examples for Development Directors describe duties such as preparing annual budgets, creating marketing materials, implementing the branding strategy, writing grant proposals, identifying and securing sponsors, and training other staff to involve in fundraising efforts. Based on our resume samples, candidates to this job should demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills, research skills, enthusiasm and affinity for fundraising, public speaking abilities, and familiarity with nonprofit organization issues. A Bachelor's Degree in marketing, business or nonprofit leadership is required for this role.

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Training and Development Director

Planned, directed, and evaluated staff development program for twelve hundred employees

  • Managed agency technical training and certification testing programs for four divisions
  • Organized training: reviewed rosters, distributed materials, monitored trainees, supported trainers.
  • Developed onboarding and orientation programs for up to five hundred employees
  • Developed and maintained yearly training catalog including soft skills and team building opportunities
  • Tasked with oversight and development of eLearning and Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Facilitated pilot Career Development Facilitator Certification training program
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Biology
12

Development Director

  • Member of Corporate Development Team that received national recognition for securing a multi-year Platform Partner for multiple events
  • Serviced existing and recruited new volunteers/corporations to support and participate in annual Heart Walk
  • Achieved fiscal goal in 2010 and 2011; increased corporate sponsorship by 14% for 2010 Heart Walk and 10% for 2011 Heart Walk
  • Managed a wide network of volunteers (100+) towards fundraising goals in support of the mission of AHA
  • Recruited and collaborated with C-Level executive volunteers to achieve fiscal revenue goals
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Speech Communication
13

Development Director

Redesigned Development activity to match a leaner staff with goal of raising $1 million annually.

  • Reported directly to and worked closely with the President and CEO.
  • Identified key donor prospects - arranged cultivation and solicitation meetings.
  • Organized multiple events per year.
  • Built volunteer base for in-house programming support and for event support.
  • Updated and reorganized GiftWorks database and filing systems.
  • Managed NAP and YOP credits.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Art
Education

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