Development Director

Creating Connected Communities, Inc | Atlanta, GA, United States

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Posted Date 5/07/2024

Creating Connected Communities 

Development Director

This exciting position offers an opportunity to support a growing nonprofit in making a tremendous impact on hundreds of Jewish teen volunteers as well as thousands of children and families experiencing hardship across Atlanta.  As Creating Connected Communities’ (CCC) Development Director, you will work collaboratively with our team to raise funds that provide significant support and much-needed resources to our community. This position offers significant flexibility and the opportunity to really make this role your own, utilizing your specific skills, experiences, and interests. In this position, you may be eligible for the Atlanta Professional Jewish Day School Tuition Grant (

A little bit about us: 
Creating Connected Communities’ (CCC) mission is to enhance the lives of children and families in need by empowering teens to become community leaders and volunteers. Through its signature program, Amy’s Holiday Party, and other community outreach programs, CCC serves 7,000+ children and families each year and offers hundreds of teen volunteer opportunities annually.  At these programs, children receive meals, books, gifts, educational and activity-based experiences, and much-needed resources. CCC’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) is an up to 4 year-long experiential-learning program that empowers Jewish teens in 8th-12th grade to develop their Jewish identity, values, and leadership skills as they implement these programs.  CCC currently engages 300 teens in LDP and hosts 36 community programs annually.  We need an innovative and enthusiastic team member to help us to increase our community impact!  

Job Description 

Title: Development Director 

Reports to: Senior Director of Finance & Operations

Status: Part-time 25-32 hours weekly 

Summary: The Development Director will plan and implement a development and fundraising program to provide for the short- and long-term needs of the organization, in collaboration with CCC’s professional team, the Board of Directors, and the Development Committee. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the Executive Director and Sr. Director to determine the annual fundraising goals, strategies, and priorities of the organization. 
  • Manage annual campaigns and solicitations for Individuals, Sacks Society, Corporations, and Foundations. 
  • Actively secure new funding from donors of all types; including individuals, family foundations, corporate foundations, and corporate in-kind sponsors. 
  • Seek and secure new grant opportunities, including writing the grant requests and reports and managing the grant application process.  
  • Coordinate and implement fundraising events for prospective and current donors that effectively communicate the dual mission of CCC and raise money to support the growth of CCC.  
  • Initiate and implement ongoing planned-giving programs. 
  • Institute and maintain donor stewardship practices. 
  • Actively pursue new community engagement and networking opportunities to further refine and grow CCC giving.  
  • Manage and oversee our internal database of existing and prospective donors with support from the Operations Director. 
  • Advise the Marketing Communications Director to provide relevant and informative fundraising materials and social media posts for distribution to donors and the public. 
  • Manage and support the Development Committee and its Chair. 
  • Attend various CCC outreach programs and LDP sessions to experience CCC through a development lens.  
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned.  

 Required Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrable track record of personally identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and closing individual donors, corporations and foundations. 
  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles, including the current state of fundraising best practices and previous success in a similar role. 
  • Excellent management and interpersonal relationship-development skills. 
  • Grant writing experience and excellent writing skills. 
  • Eloquent and persuasive verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong work ethic. 
  • Affinity for the dual mission of CCC. 
  • Knowledge of tax planning principles and techniques that favor charitable giving. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management, Raiser’s Edge experience a plus. 

Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • At least three years of fundraising and development experience with a nonprofit organization. 


Creating Connected Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion,  creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies. 


Salary33,000.00 - 50,000.00 Annual
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Director of Development
Organization Type
Community Relations | Youth
Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
Job Location
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