Resolution Project Director of Development Position

Resolution Project is seeking a Director of Development for its NYC office.  This is a hybrid position, requiring at least 2 days per week in-office.  It is a full-time position with an annual salary range of $120,000-$150,000.

The Director of Development (“Director”) will serve as a frontline fundraiser, department head, and key member of the leadership team. The Director will provide clear vision, leadership, and direction on effective strategies for meeting Resolution’s annual revenue goals ($3.4MM) and growing its revenue potential to support greater impact for years to come. This individual will work closely with the CEO to design fundraising approaches and deploy the CEO and Board for maximum effectiveness.  The Director will manage a portfolio of existing corporate and foundation relationships; and identify, cultivate, solicit and steward new individual, foundation and corporate donors. This individual will also oversee existing department systems, staff, and practices to direct scaling efforts. Resolution has a strong Board and Advisory Board in place with whom the Director will partner to cultivate, solicit, and steward donors. The Director will partner with an events consultant, staff, and volunteers to plan, execute, and grow two major annual fundraising events, two large annual campaigns, as well as several smaller events throughout the year. The Director will also work with volunteer leadership to support various fundraising activities for the broader volunteer community. The Director will lead a department including an Assistant Director of Communications, Senior Community Engagement Associate, Development Coordinator, and soon to be hired Development Associate, and will be responsible for directly managing 2-3 of these individuals

This opportunity is perfect for someone who is skilled in fundraising and who thrives at building and sustaining meaningful relationships. The position requires a passionate, detail-oriented, hard-working individual who can set direction, execute on planned activities, and build deep and lasting relationships with donors and team members. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success in front line fundraising and will bring the ability to expand on Resolution’s existing base.

The candidate must have a flexible schedule, be prepared to join meetings and conference calls earlier and later than regular business hours – including some weekends – and be willing to travel occasionally.


About Resolution Project:

Resolution Project is a global non-profit fostering youth leadership development through collaborative social entrepreneurship. Founded in 2007, Resolution identifies young leaders through Social Venture Challenges and empowers them to make a positive impact today through Resolution Fellowships. Resolution Fellows receive dynamic, hands-on support to implement their ventures and to develop as socially-responsible leaders. With over 380 Resolution Fellows in 70+ countries, working in diverse, high-impact fields such as education, healthcare, human rights, water resources, and sustainability, Resolution is building a generation of leaders with a lifelong commitment to social responsibility. For more information, please visit The Resolution Project, Inc. is a 501c nonprofit organization. Contributions to the Resolution Project in the United States are tax-exempt to the extent provided by law.

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