Development Director

Do you have amazing fundraising skills and experience? We're currently seeking a Development Director to oversee our donor relations program and manage our fundraising initiatives. Help us bring freedom to communities in West Bengal, India by raising funds for program expenses related to capital investments, training, staffing and social services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building a stronger development team for our organization. This position involves managing individual and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns. 

  • Develop and oversee annual fundraising program to achieve program goals
  • Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships
  • Maintain ongoing communications with donors
  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to donors
  • Oversee and manage grant applications process - for funds granted and funds sought
  • Ensure timely distribution of funds raised in collaboration with the Accounting team
  • Collaborate with staff on the management of fundraising events
  • Develop fundraising-related collateral in collaboration with the Marketing team
  • Engage and oversee volunteers to support your efforts
  • Represent Freeset USA when necessary at local, national, international events
  • Willingness to travel to West Bengal, India to learn more about our work and the communities we support
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Communications or related field
  • Minimum 3+ years fundraising experience
  • Foundation relationships and grant writing experience
  • Familiarity with donor management software applications
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively across multiple time zones
  • Cincinnati, OH
Time Commitment:
  • Independent Contractor basis, up to 20 hours per week
  • Hourly (negotiable), or as volunteer to support our mission
Freeset is now Joyya!