Development Manager

Development Manager 





  • Full-time Salaried

  • Pay: $50,000-$60,000 annually (based on experience)

  • Flexibility to work remotely or in office

  • 29 days PTO (including holidays)

  • 5 separate Sick/Personal Days

  • Annual bonus

  • Flexible Health Spending Account (HSA) $1,950 annually

  • Familial office culture


The Manager of Development is a new and exciting full-time position for Women of the World. There is incredible opportunity to elevate both the awareness for the organization and strengthen community support. The individual hired will lead efforts to design and implement a comprehensive fundraising and communications program with a focus on expanding awareness in the community and building support amongst individual donors, especially major gift prospects. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will suit someone who values flexibility, a strong mission, autonomy after a brief training period, and a familial office culture. 


  • Oversee all day-to-day operations of the development department.

  • Help create a culture of philanthropy amongst staff and Board.

  • Provide fundraising leadership to the Board of Directors, including identifying prospective donors and managing Board giving.

  • Prioritize major gifts and lead the CEO and Board in major donor activities.

  • Create and implement an annual strategic fundraising plan 

  • Develop a list of prospects and generate expected revenue for annual budgeting.

  • Provide leadership for planning, creating, and executing all fundraising activities including an annual campaign; foundation grants; corporate giving; major donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgment, and stewardship; and special events.

  • Oversee all fundraising-related event planning and execution.

  • Oversee all Salesforce and Fundhero databases.

  • Manage and develop the grant-writing function.

  • Present a professional and approachable voice of the organization to the community that reflects the values and reputation of Women of the World.


  • Strong written, verbal, and public speaking skills.

  • Demonstrated success in securing gifts and developing partnerships with individuals, corporations, and foundations.

  • Grant research and grant writing knowledge. 

  • Ability to manage and develop budgets. 

  • Experience conceptualizing and implementing special events.

  • Ability to organize time effectively, establish priorities, and manage many tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

  • Professional demeanor and ability to represent Women of the World in face-to-face and Zoom meetings on day-one.

  • Mission-driven positive attitude that exudes confidence and creates a sense of partnership between donors, directors, staff, clients, and other members of the broader community.  


Email resume, grant writing sample, and cover letter to Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.