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Senior Director of Development

Bay Area

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

The Senior Director of Development (SDD) is a fundraising professional who is responsible for developing and leading DST’s fundraising, marketing, and communications strategies to deliver significant growth in our supporter base and contributed income generation. The SDD will lead a growing team responsible for $3M in private revenue, $1.5M of which is contributed by individual donors. The SDD should be an experienced, articulate and highly motivated professional with at least seven years of experience in the non-profit fund development field. The SDD will foster relationships with key funding organizations and influential/philanthropic individuals to create enduring partnerships. He/she will be held accountable for cycling those relationships inside a moves management system toward new sponsorships, grants and individual philanthropic gifts.

Schedule and Work Environment: Downtown Streets Team offers a flexible work environment, as each unique position allows. This is a full-time role with a flexible Monday through Friday daytime schedule. Some evening and weekend work will be required to meet with donors outside of working hours, to represent the agency at events, and to participate in agency events and board/volunteer committee meetings.


About the Company

Downtown Streets Team strives to end homelessness through the dignity of work and the power of community. Started in 2005, we run a volunteer program and a work program that engage those experiencing homelessness to clean city streets, parks, and highways. In return, we provide critical job and life skills to get them to self-sufficiency. We are in 20 cities throughout Northern California, and we have been rated as one of the top evidence-based best practices by the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties. We have a budget of $17M and almost 200 employees.

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