Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Spurwink Seeks Director of Annual Giving

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The Director of Annual Giving is an experienced fundraising professional who wants to make a difference for people with disabilities and behavioral health challenges. As part of our high-energy Development team, the Director will contribute in a meaningful way to achieving our strategic development goals by leading Spurwink’s annual giving program, including appeals and events.This is an external-facing position that is focused on building long-term relationships with individuals and businesses who can serve as ambassadors, advocates and supporters of Spurwink’s mission.


• In collaboration with the Vice President of Development, create a comprehensive annual giving plan to meet aggressive revenue goals *
• Manage and implement the annual giving plan, including appeals, events and other related activity *
• Manage a portfolio of individual and corporate leadership giving prospects *
• Develop and implement a comprehensive stewardship program
• Develop and maintain active and productive relationships with Board members, Development Committee members, and other volunteer leaders
• Identify, recruit and manage annual giving and event volunteers
• In collaboration with the Development Coordinator, participate in the management of the donor database (Raiser’s Edge) and all records and files related to gift processing and gift acknowledgement
• Interface with the Finance Department to ensure adherence to gift acceptance and processing policies and procedures
• Manage relationships with internal and external partners and vendors
• Assume other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Development


Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred with at least three to five years experience in fundraising

How to Apply

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Spurwink is an equal opportunity employer.

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