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Amirah, Inc.
Headquarters:
10 Tower Office Park, Ste 413
Woburn, MA  01801
Phone: 1-781-462-1758
Fax: 1-978-969-3511
Email: info@amirahinc.org
Amirah is a 501(c)3 with EIN #27-1214049.
© 2019 Amirah, Inc

We are grateful for the partnership of the Women's Fund of Essex County as we work together to promote solutions for survivors of sexual exploitation.

Development Director

SUMMARY OF POSTION

Reporting to, and in partnership with, the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead the advancement efforts of Amirah. As a new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to take the development efforts of Amirah to the next level.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute annual fundraising plan

  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, churches and corporations

  • Create and execute a strategy to maintain and grow Amirah’s annual individual donors

  • Work with the Executive Director and Development Committee of the Board, to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors

  • Create and implement strategic development plan for potential new home in Connecticut

  • Manage oversight of donor database and data entry and gift processing done by support staff and volunteers

  • In collaboration with Executive Director and Event Planning Committee, manage the organization of special events

  • Develop and track proposals and reports for foundations and corporations

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachlelors Degree required 

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of similar type of experience required.

  • Marketing, public relations, and/or fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures, preferably in a nonprofit environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Passionate about Amirah’s ministry and work; able to communicate and promote the philosophy, mission and value of the organization both internally and externally.  

  • Must be a professing Christian who is committed to support and promote the Christian foundation of the organization and agree to Amirah’s Statement of Faith.

  • Possess a warm and nurturing spirit and humble in approach to relationships and teachable.

  • Creative problem solver, who is able to handle conflict in a mature, intentional, thoughtful way while actively pursuing reconciliation. 

  • Work well in a multi-faceted, creatively chaotic environment.

  • Work well as a self-starter, but also collaborate as a vital part of the team atmosphere of Amirah.

 

TIME COMMITMENT

This position is full-time; some nights and weekends are required.

All resumes and cover letters can be emailed to Stephanie Clark.