Director of Development

Job Description


Are you looking for a chance to help others? To be part of a global charity that started helping the poor in the streets of Paris in 1833?

Put your talents to work in helping your community’s Neighbors-in-Need join the
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Detroit staff!!


Perks and Benefits of a Director of Development

  • Exceptional salary of $90,000.00 per year
  • Full time employment opportunity
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/401K benefits with a strong, reputable company
  • Paid time off
  • Store Discounts
  • Secured Parking
  • Great work environment with a strong support team


Primary Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to)

  • Design and implement a comprehensive fund development plan and budget.
  • In collaboration with the CEO, identify, cultivate, and steward gifts at all levels.
  • Develop prospect strategies and lead the direct cultivation and solicitation of corporate and individual donors for major gifts.
  • Build portfolios of donors for CEO and strategically manage relationships through visits to close major gifts for the Society, the $1 million Capital Campaign, 100th Anniversary Camp Campaign, and other ongoing initiatives.
  • Create donor recognition strategies and timelines including giving societies.
  • Recruit and steward C-Suite community leaders for and provide leadership to the SVdPD Foundation fundraising board.

Education/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in fundraising.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Skilled in creating powerful and compelling written and oral communications for fundraising.
  • CFRE Certification.


Job Type: Full-time


Pay: $90,000.00 per year



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance



  • Monday to Friday



  • Bachelor's (Preferred)



  • Fundraising: 8 years (Preferred)


  • CFRE Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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