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Director of Development
Girl Scouts
Cincinnati, OH
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Job Summary
Job Description

Get to know us:

We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults. With programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place!

What you’ll be working on:

  • Ensuring all girls have the opportunity to participate in Girl Scouts;
  • Providing strong, public-facing leadership, oversight and results for the council’s fundraising efforts;
  • Developing and executing a comprehensive development program including prospect identification, donor cultivation and stewardship, planned giving, major gifts, and corporate giving;
  • Assist with planning and implementing our annual Women of Distinction presents Girls Change the World event.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in fund development
  • Minimum of 5 years of development experience with demonstrated success in achieving targeted goals and expanding development efforts related to major gifts, corporate sponsorships and planned giving.
  • Experience in carrying out a donor-centered fundraising philosophy and strengthening a culture of philanthropy
  • Strong interest in and understanding of issues affecting girls and women.  Familiarity with potential donors interested in these issues is a bonus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience using fundraising database software to track donors
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive, preferred.

The perks

  • Flexibility for work/life balance
  • Hybrid teleworking arrangements available
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • A high-achieving and fun team
  • Casual dress code
  • Competitive pay
  • Generous benefits package
  • The chance to be our next success story

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.  GSWO is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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