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🔗Development Director

  • Full Time
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • 58000-63000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, communications or related
    • Five to ten years of professional experience
    • Meaningful experience in organizational fundraising, excellent communicator, understanding of philanthropy and nonprofit sector
    • Demonstrable record of building and developing a fundraising infrastructure and strategy
    • Proven track record of closing five-figure gifts
    • Self motivated with strong organizational and time management skills, including an ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment
    • The ideal candidate will have an understanding and experience in historic preservation and working within a nonprofit environment
    • Strong communicator with ability to use storytelling to drive action
      Committed to equity, diversity and inclusion
    • Excellent writing and editing skills with an eye for details
    • Technical skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience with membership platforms/donor databases a plus.
  • How to Apply:

    Applications should be sent to To be considered, please include:

    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • Three professional references (applicants will be notified before references are contacted)
    • Two writing samples that best showcase writing and communication skills
    • One example of fundraising, development work
  • Job benefits: Medical Insurance, 401(k)
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment:
  • Contact Name: Dafni Kirkpatrick
  • Application Email:

Website Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation is the statewide nonprofit dedicated to protecting Florida’s extraordinary heritage and history. Founded in 1978, the Florida Trust has collaborated to save irreplaceable Florida treasures like the Historic Florida Capitol and is a statewide partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

This role will be a key member of the Florida Trust leadership team and pivotal in supporting our Connect strategic pillar. The Development Director is responsible for stewarding the organization’s development program working to attract, engage and retain donors with a strong focus on goal setting and creating clear, measurable metrics to gauge success. The successful candidate will create, manage and implement a robust organizational development strategy, including stakeholder analysis and communication planning. The role will oversee the Relationship Coordinator staff member, who is the primary point of contact for membership, and will ultimately be responsible for management of the organization’s membership platform and serving as the lead in growing membership.

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