Development Director


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.



  • 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



  • 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.



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

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


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

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