Date of Posting: 11/16/2018 
AFP Member?:
Organization: Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, Inc.
Position: Development Director 
Start Date: Jan 14, 2019
Salary Range (low): TBD or Other
Salary Range (high): TBD or Other
Equal Opportunity Employer: Organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Description of Responsibilities:
 Summary: Responsible for all fundraising initiatives and activities of Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, Inc., providing leadership and management of agency development/fundraising activities and securing private and public funding for LVR mission-driven initiatives. See Complete Job Description for full responsibilities 

Organizational Budget:
Funds Raised Last Year: $200,000
Fund Goal This Year: $200,000
Organization's Financial Sources: 
     Foundation and Corporate Grants
     Special Events
     United Way
     Government Grants
     Interest Income
     Earned Income (dues, tuition, etc.)

AFP Membership Dues:
 Professional membership dues in AFP paid by organization
Vacation and Holiday Policy: 2 weeks + Personal (2 weeks) increasing to 3 weeks after 3 years 
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance: Medical, portion paid by agency, dental available
Retirement Plan: 403 b - no matching contribution 

 Bachelor's degree in Non-Profit Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Communications (Sales or Marketing) or related field.
Experience/Personal Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of non-profit management development experience with a proven track record. Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) a plus.
  • Foundation relationship and grant writing experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to deal effectively with a wide range of disciplines both in and outside of the organization and handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Must be able to work independently, manage multiple projects, organize data collection and prioritize projects to meet deadlines. 
Specific Requirements of Position: 
     Annual Campaigns 
     Media Relations
     Grant Writing 
     Major Gift Solicitation 
     Planned Gifts 
     Special Events Planning
     Computer - Database
     Computer - Word Processing
     Donor Research
Certification Preferred: CFRE
Special Requirements of Position: Personal Automobile

Position Reports to:
 Robert Mahar, Executive Director 
Send Correspondence to: Robert Mahar, Executive Director
Organization: Literacy Volunteers of Rochester
Phone Number: 585 473 3030
Address: 1600 South Avenue, Suite 100
City: Rochester
State: New York
Zip Code: 14620
Email: [email protected]
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Include with Correspondence: 
     Salary Requirements 
     Cover Letter
File Attachment: Development_Director_2018_Job_Description_.pdf