Development Director, Travelers Aid Family Services of Philadelphia

Posted on April 05, 2010

[emailed 3/29/10]

Development Director, Travelers Aid Family Services of Philadelphia

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Development Director is responsible for the coordination and implementation of Travelers Aid Family Services of Philadelphia (TAFSP) development and marketing plan. The Development and Marketing Plan includes donor development, individual and publicity, and corporate giving, broad appeal annual giving, planned giving, community relations, and targeted marketing and events. TAFSP is a historic social service agency that assists homeless families in Philadelphia (see

• Works with Board and the Resource Development Committee to develop short and long-term development goals for the agency and ensures consistent implementation of plan.
• Manages development budget and implements annual fundraising plan,
• Identifies new funding sources including major donors, businesses and corporations, and oversees the preparation of requests to these funders.
• Works in conjunction with the other staff on production and distribution of all development materials, including brochures, letters, inserts, invitations, annual reports, scripts for media and special events, etc.
• Oversees the gift acknowledgment, tracking and stewardship process.
• Oversees all fundraising campaigns, including board and staff fundraising efforts, direct mail, personal solicitations, phone solicitation efforts, payroll deduction, special events, planned giving and other strategies selected in the annual plan.
• Trains board members and staff members on development and marketing practices and principles.
• Reports and presents monthly progress to the Board of Directors.
• Recruits for and provides staffing support and coordination for the Resource Development Committee.
• Maintains written office procedures manual for development and marketing activities.
• Maintains electronic and hard copy filing system for donor information.
• Assists in developing and maintaining clear roles and relationships among agency and program fund development activities.
• Serves on the agency’s Management Team and participates in Program Directors meetings.

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