Position Title: Director of Development
Location: 105 E. Washington St., Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Salary: $60,000-$70,000




The Director of Development is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating all ECHOS fundraising initiatives including the annual fund, capital campaign, planned giving, major gift programs, grant writing, and fundraising events.




Leadership and Administration

  • Serve as part of the leadership team helping execute the organization’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Model behavior that reflects a high level of integrity consistent with the organizational culture
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the development function, including supervision of other development staff.
  • Provide thought leadership to the organization as an expert in fundraising best practices.
  • Translate annual organizational fundraising goals into executable plans.
  • Develop and manage the Development Department’s budget.
  • Provide regular reports on fundraising progress.
  • Support major gift cultivation and other fundraising activities of the Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Work in collaboration with the Fund Development Committee Chair to carry out and advance fundraising efforts.

Partner Cultivation, Solicitation, and Stewardship

  • Responsible for raising $1M annually.
  • Manage donor strategy and analysis with both an internal and external lens.
  • Conduct proactive donor cultivation and stewardship planning and execution.
  • Oversee the execution of fundraising events.
  • Direct capital and other major fundraising campaigns
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit major donors.
  • Build the planned giving.
  • Develop proposals and budgets and deliver presentations via email, phone, and in person.
  • Maintain gift recognition programs.
  • Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising campaigns.
  • Oversee the organization’s donor information within the fundraising database and tracking systems.
  • Oversee creation of marketing materials to support fundraising activities.




To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made.


Education and Experience

  • An experienced fund development professional with a demonstrated track record of raising funds via major gifts, planned gifts, fundraising events, business partnerships, and grants.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit administration, business administration, communications, or a similar field is required. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar role is required. A Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential is strongly preferred.


Certificates, Licenses, and/or Registrations

  • A Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential is strongly preferred. This position requires the ability to travel and provide transportation. Must have a clear child abuse history. A criminal background check is required, but history does not necessarily negate eligibility.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for nonprofit work and possess the required skills, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity as our Development Director.



  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance



  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday



  • Fundraising: 3 years (Required)


Ability to Commute:

  • Elizabethtown, PA 17022 (Required)


Work Location: In person


To Apply: Please apply via indeed using this link: ECHOS Director of Development on Indeed