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Listing No. 82174 posted on 13 Sep (Expires on 13 Oct)

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Development Director for Historic Sotterley, Inc. 

Status:  Full time 

The Development Director is responsible for all advancement and development efforts of Historic Sotterley to include developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with donors and board members and helping Sotterley to diversify and secure additional funding sources. 

Specific areas of responsibility include: 


  • Designs, implements and manages all fundraising activities including annual giving, endowment/capital campaigns, case statements, membership campaigns, estate planning, legacy gifts,and other solicitations.  
  • Develops a Strategy for Giving and directssupporting activities. 
  • Works with Executive Director to identify and manage appropriate grant proposals. 
  • Cultivate donor relationships with an eye on expanding Sotterley’s donor base and increasing revenue sources 

Board of Trustee Relations 

  • Works in tandem withBoard of Trustees, Development Committee and the Executive Director to develop strategies to initiate and meet fundraising goals. 
  • Develops fundraising training for Trustees and other leadership volunteers. 


  • Works closely with Stewardship Managerand Board of Trustees to cultivate new members and to maintain the best possible relationship with current donors. 
  • Develops strategies to encourage additional avenues of giving for existing members.  

Public Relations & Marketing 

  • Works in conjunction with Marketing Manager to execute a promotional plan in support oftheStrategy for Giving and to boost overall engagement. 
  • Attends outreach functions as needed to represent Sotterley (some evenings and weekends required). 


  • Minimum of BA preferred. 
  • 5-plus years experience in Development or related activities preferred. 
  • Prior historical site or non-profit service organization experience is preferred.  
  • Demonstrated excellence in strategic thinking and planning. 
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills 
  • Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently, but still effective at working collaboratively. 
  • Excellent people skills and enthusiastic attitude. 
  • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail. 
  • Superior professionalism and judgment. 
  • Strong work ethic.  
  • Community-oriented individual.


  • Listing No.
  • 82174
  • Company Name
  • Historic Sotterley, Inc.
Job Field Not Specified
Type of Position Full-Time Permanent
Education Required Not Specified
  • County
  • So. Maryland
  • City
  • All Cities
Advertiser: sotterleyplantation
Member Since: May 8, 2015
  Hollywood, Maryland
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