Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Maine Family Planning Seeks Director of Development

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The Director of Development is responsible for building a broad public program to make the case for Maine Family Planning that leads to financial support of our mission.  This is a full-time position. Part-time remote work is available.


•    Work requires communications, writing, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree program.  Advanced degree emphasizing social science and research preferred.
•    Ability to translate emerging patient needs into persuasive proposals to support new program development.
•    Work requires abilities generally acquired through seven years of development experience.  Capital campaign experience preferred.
•    Experience working with volunteer boards, major donors, community-based agencies, foundations and committees.
•    Experience managing and directing a multi-year campaign preferred.
•    Demonstrated experience developing internal and external communications for a wide range of audiences.
•    Ability to organize resources, administer a budget, excellent written and communication and public speaking skills.  Ability to be goal-orientated is necessary.
•    Ability to work interdependently, with minimal supervision, and cooperatively with all departments.
•    Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, research, and planning skills.
•    Demonstrated computer skills working in databases.
•    Demonstrated experience in writing and assembling grant proposals and reports for both private and government funders.
•    Demonstrated experience in grants management.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to:

Alissa Boynton, Human Resources Manager

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