Seeking Development Director

General Description

The function of the Development Director is to maintain, develop and implement the fundraising strategy of the organization, including all fundraisers, appeals, and grant proposals.


All Board positions are voluntary, and will incur professional experience, community and artistic connections, and learning opportunities. Board members receive no monetary compensation for their services.

Time Commitment

Board members serve three year terms, roughly scheduled as follows. Year one: training/transition. Year two: development. Year three: recruiting, training and transition to incoming board members.

General Duties

Board members serve for a three year term, attending monthly board meetings, attending Ae events, and working with artists, volunteers and board members to serve and further Altered Esthetics' Mission.

Specific Duties

  • Develop and execute Altered Esthetics annual development plan

  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors

  • Overseeing the planning of special fundraising events

  • Work alongside Grant Writer to research, develop and write grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations on behalf of Altered Esthetics

  • Prepare regular reports on progress, budgets, receipts and expenditure related to fundraising and the management of the fund development activities

  • Coordinate in-kind donations

  • Supervise Annual Fundraiser

  • Supervise Fall Fundraising Appeal

  • Supervise Development Committee

To apply for the Development Director position, please send the following information in PDF format to

Subject Line: Application for Development Director

Deadline is February 13, 2017

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume