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Director of Development

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Director of Development

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The Binaytara Foundation (BTF) seeks a creative, entrepreneurial, and collaborative leader to serve as our Director of Development. We are looking for someone who shares our vision for improving access to cancer care in the United States and underserved communities with a current focus on Nepal and India. The primary functions of this role will be to develop fundraising programs, create new models for revenue generation, and build long term relationships with donors, sponsors and partners.

In December 2018, BTF established a 25-bed cancer hospital in Nepal, in an area where cancer patients were forced to travel a minimum of eight hours by bus to obtain treatment. Our current focus is to expand this hospital into a 200-bed state-of-the-art center of excellence for oncology clinical care and research. When fully operational, this hospital will serve patients living in an area of over 15 million people from Nepal and the neighboring Indian state of Bihar.

The development director reports to the president and will be a key leader on our team working alongside the board of directors to expand our fundraising capabilities. They will also work closely with our team to develop compelling communications to inspire and motivate our partners, donors, and other stakeholders who share our values.

Salary Range: $95,000 to $120,000.

Qualifications & Requirements:

This position is suitable for someone with a track record of raising funds from individuals and institutional donors and grant-makers for global health related projects. Working knowledge of fundraising plans, major gift programs, event planning and management, direct solicitations, donor relations, and volunteer management are required for success in this position.

A minimum of seven years of professional experience, including at least four years in fund development is required. Candidates can come from a variety of professions both business and non-profit. Individuals with transferable skills from other fields and open mindedness for learning and growth will be considered.

  • Experience with database management and data analysis.
  • Comfortable with technology, e.g., Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and other CRM software.
  • Must have strong team building, communication, and public relations skills, and understand the global health funding and resource development needs.

You will enjoy this job if you believe in the power of giving, and are excited by the opportunity to impact lives by growing a development operation that will provide life-saving cancer care and services to thousands of people every year for generations to come.

This position is based on the West Coast with a preference for Washington state, however candidates in other locations will be considered.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

Fundraising Strategy and Leadership: In partnership and collaboration with the Board and the Executive Director, the Development Director will establish and drive fundraising and revenue generation goals, create and implement a comprehensive plan to meet those goals, identification and segmentation of major & regular donors , development of plans to cultivate, solicit, and engage all donors; develop and update programs, strategies and plans to grow revenue through annual campaigns, planned gifts, event sponsorships, foundation and corporate giving, and individual major donations.

Donor Communications: In collaboration with the team, actively drive, manage, and track all fund development strategies and activities, ensuring diverse development campaigns occur throughout the year; develop a calendar of cultivation communications, and draft tools needed for that.

Development Activities & Events: Develop and administer events to support fundraising and program development goals, including sponsorship for conferences, journal publications, and patient education activities.

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