Development Director
Reports to CEO
Full-time Position


Develop and implement a strategic plan to raise funds in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. Responsible for soliciting individuals, foundations and government funding sources, and managing corporate sponsorship negotiations.

 Essential job expectations:

  • Work with UFC Board Development Committee to coordinate and pursue funding and development opportunities focusing on the Benevon Model – Creating Sustainable Funding for Nonprofits
  • Plan and coordinate Benevon Points of Entry information tours – at least twice-monthly
  • Manage an Ambassador Coordinator
  • Manage and keep current a donor software database to provide excellent cultivation and stewardship of donors
  • Plan and coordinate an annual fundraising event
  • Compose and submit grant applications
  • Provide content and input for Foster Roster newsletter
  • Prepare a wide variety of written materials (e.g. donor & prospective donor correspondence, informational mailings, proposals, brochures, etc.) for cultivating potential donors, informing existing donors, and soliciting funding sources.
  • Collaborate with UFC Communication and Department Directors
  • Abide by the standards in the UFC Employee Handbook
  • Abide by the UFC Corporate Culture – Leadership & Self-Deception

Job qualifications and requirements:

  • Two years plus of successful fundraising experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university required
  • Knowledge and prior experience in Benevon Fundraising Model preferred
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge Fundraising Software preferred
  • Non-profit fundraising credentials preferred

Job attributes:

Knowledge of development practices, Self-starter, Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail is crucial, computer literacy, ability to work independently and/or with a team, excellent writing and communication skills, exceptional people skills, flexibility and integrity, problem solving skills, capacity to create networks

Salary Negotiable


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PLEASE NOTE: Utah Foster Care only accepts applications online. Due to limited staff and time constraints, UFC only contacts those individuals selected for an interview.