Chief Development Officer

New York, NY, USA, Full time

Chief Development Officer
Social Services Nonprofit
New York City
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Terrific Chief Development Officer (CDO) with a rapidly growing social services nonprofit in NYC with a budget approaching $100 million. As a key member of the Executive Team, the CDO will lead a significant strategic effort to take the fundraising efforts of the organization to the next level. In this capacity, the position will be responsible for designing and executing a comprehensive fundraising strategy that includes major gifts, planned giving, corporate giving, foundations and annual fund. The CDO will manage, mentor and train a team of 4 that will grow over time. The position will collaborate with the CEO on Board engagement, as needed. Qualified candidates will have 7 to 10+ years of relevant development experience, including time in a leadership capacity. Bachelor's required. A strong track record of success securing six and seven figure gifts is an important qualification. Candidates must thrive in a highly collaborative environment. Salary is commensurate with experience.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive plan that will significantly increase the organization's awareness and fundraising
  • Identify and secure new funding sources to further programming
  • Leverage the donor database to identify fundraising opportunities and to lead strategic decision-making
  • Collaborate with the Board to increase engagement
  • Oversee development systems and processes to identify areas for improvement
  • Attract, manage, mentor and train a team of development professionals to further the organization's development goals


  • 7 to 10+ years of relevant experience, including time in a leadership role
  • Strong track record of success in fundraising
  • Bachelor's degree required

Equal Opportunity Employer.


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