Professional Openings

Director of Development and Fundraising

Full-time FULL_TIME ; posted: Thursday, Jun 6 2024



Easterseals Florida


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Tampa, Florida 33610 US

To apply for this position, please complete our online application on our careers site at the link provided: https://eastersealsflorida.e3applicants.com/careers


Salary will be between $65,000 - $71,000 (based on experience)

As the Director of Development/Fundraising, you'll spearhead strategic initiatives to increase financial support and community awareness for our programs in the Greater Tampa area. Your role involves crafting and executing fundraising plans, engaging with stakeholders, and overseeing events to meet budgetary goals. Collaboration with staff, volunteers, and local advisory boards will be key in achieving success.

What we offer:

  • Live and on-demand Professional Development opportunities
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Generous Paid Time Off including Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Employee Assistance Program and Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • 403B Savings Plan
  • Easterseals Cares Wellness Program
  • Emphasis on Work-Life Balance
  • The Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Community and the Organization


  • Develop and implement fundraising plans to secure corporate, individual, and foundation gifts
  • Establish and manage a fundraising infrastructure supporting various giving strategies and donor stewardship
  • Organize annual signature events and ensure their successful execution
  • Identify, cultivate, and recruit candidates for the local advisory board
  • Participate in community networking events and engage with potential donors
  • Travel to meet and personally solicit donors


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Previous success in fundraising and leadership roles
  • CFRE certification desirable
  • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Energetic, creative, and professional demeanor
  • Proficiency in event planning and logistics
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe, Canva, and donor database software
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Availability for evening and weekend events as required
  • Meet Easterseals Florida driving requirements

Easterseals Florida is recognized as a Great Place to Work, committed to equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities. Join our team and make a meaningful impact in our community and beyond. If you're passionate about helping others and eager to contribute your talent, apply now!

Easterseals Florida is a Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).

Easterseals Florida is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Easterseals Florida is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact our HR department at (407) 629-7881, hr@fl.easterseals.com, 2010 Crosby Way, Winter Park, FL 32792.

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