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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Director of Development

SPOON Foundation is a young and growing international NGO based in Portland, Oregon. It is the first organization worldwide dedicated to improving nutrition and feeding for children in orphanages and foster care. Recognizing the unique and urgent nutritional needs of children who are impacted by disabilities and/or institutionalized care, SPOON is equipping governments and citizen organizations to protect these children from the debilitating – yet easily preventable – consequences of malnutrition and improper feeding. SPOON is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and our story can be found here on this website.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY

As a key member of our leadership team, the Director of Development will have responsibility for comprehensive planning, development, management and execution of SPOON Foundation’s development/fundraising efforts. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to increase revenue through the personal solicitation of individuals, and the cultivation and solicitation of foundation and corporate support. This is a full-time, exempt position. The position will be based in Portland, OR and will involve periodic travel. The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director (ED).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Design and manage a comprehensive fundraising strategy and program in collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

COMPENSATION

Competitive, DOE. Benefits include health reimbursement plan, generous paid time off policy, and flexible work schedule.

DESIRED START DATE

June 2014.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit cover letter, résumé/CV, completed application and two writing samples (one of which should be a grant proposal) to hiring@spoonfoundation.org. Please address the characteristics of a successful candidate, as well as your qualifications, in your cover letter. Applications due by 5pm, Monday, May 1, 2014. The review process will begin thereafter.