DRG Executive Search Consultants

Urban Pathways (Director of Development)

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• At least 7 to 10 years of demonstrated fundraising experience; including direct solicitation of individual donors; Bachelors’ degree required.
• Demonstrated ability to perform across the fundraising spectrum, including prospect identification (corporate, foundation, individuals), proposal writing, and donor stewardship.
• Excellent communication skills, excellent research, writing, analytical, and organizational skills, including an ability to write outstanding proposals and reports.
• Experience with, public relations, and/or web communications a plus.
• Flexibility – ability to work under pressure and as a member of a team.
• Creative and resourceful; possess intellectual agility and an ability to think strategically.
• Highly organized and efficient; be self-directed, independent worker who takes initiative and is interested in helping to create systems and processes to support this position.
• Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work with people of influence and affluence.
• Experience working with New York based nonprofit community-based organizations and knowledge of homelessness, affordable housing and human services preferred.
• Computer skills; experience with a donor management database system.