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Also called: Development Director; Direct Response Consultant; Director of Development; Executive Director of Development, Gift Planning

What they do:
Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for an organization. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organization's work, goals, and financial needs.
On the job, you would:
  • Attend community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals or solicit donations or sponsorships.
  • Contact corporate representatives, government officials, or community leaders to increase awareness of organizational causes, activities, or needs.
  • Create or update donor databases.


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People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.


You might use software like this on the job:

Customer relationship management CRM software
  • Blackbaud The Raiser's Edge
  • SofterWare DonorPerfect
Data base user interface and query software
  • Foundatino Directory Online (FDO)
  • Structured query language SQL
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook


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