EquiCenter Inc. - Director of Development Email

AFP Member? No
Name of Organization: EquiCenter Inc.
Title of Position: Director of Development
Starting Date: 09/01/2020
Salary Range: TBD based on experience 
Organization Website: https://www.equicenterny.org/

Description of Responsibilities: 

  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
  • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
  • Build the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies.
  • Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
  • Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives.
  • Direct fundraising special events.
  • Direct employee fundraising drives.
  • Oversee prospect research.
  • Work closely with the EquiCenter CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the Equicenter with the community.
  • Staff Board Development Committee meetings.
  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
  • Supervise and collaborate with other fundraising staff.
  • Oversee creation of publications to support fund raising activities.
  • Maintain gift recognition programs.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as requested


Organizational Budget: $1.5m
Development Office Budget: n/a
Funds Raised Last Year: $950,000
Fund Goal This Year: $985,000

Organization's Financial Sources:
Foundation and Corporate Grants 
Special Events 
Government Grants 
Interest Income 
Earned Income (dues, tuition, etc.) 

Vacation and Holiday Policy TBD
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance 

Education: A bachelor’s degree.

Experience/Personal Qualifications: 5 years minimum experience in professional fundraising.

Specific Requirements of Position:
Annual Campaigns
edia Relations 
Major Gift Solicitation 
Planned Gifts 
Capital Campaigns 
Special Events Planning 
Computer - Database 
Computer - Spreadsheets 
Computer - Word Processing 
Donor Research 
Personal Automobile 

Position Reports to:
Jonathan Friedlander, President and CEO

Send Correspondence to:
Jonathan Friedlander, President and CEO
EquiCenter Inc.
585 624-7772
3247 Rush Mendon Road
Honeoye Falls, New York 14472
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter 
Writing Samples