Development Director

March On/Future Coalition
🌎 Location
💵 Salary

$110,000 - $140,000

🗓️ Posted

October 26, 2023


The Development Director is responsible for leading the institutional fundraising strategy and raising funds to meet March On/Future Coalition’s (MOFC) mission, vision, program goals and budget. This person is responsible for working closely with the Executive Director to communicate the vision of MOFC, its fiscal projects and the impact generated from funds raised for programmatic and operational efforts. The Development Director is responsible for forecasting future income and gathering feedback from staff and donors in order to continuously improve MOFC’s institutional fundraising strategy.

The Development Director is responsible for working with the existing Fundraising Team to distribute fundraising responsibilities across multiple team members and work to identify ways in which the organization can collectively raise funds. This person leads the Fundraising Team in the pursuit of institutional funding for the organization. The Development Director is responsible for maintaining all existing and new donor relationships. This person will continue to build strong relationships with MOFC’s existing donors and bring in new donors.

The Development Director should be well-versed in the concept of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex (NPIC), ways in which philanthropy upholds barriers to entry for grassroots organizations and be willing to challenge existing modes of giving, philanthropy and the way wealth is distributed across organizations, people and communities. This person will be challenged to think creatively about methods for lowering accessibility barriers to grassroots fundraising for MOFC, its fiscal projects and base of organizers.

The Development Director reports to the Executive Director.


  • Maintain a birds eye view over MOFC institutional fundraising strategy and execution.
  • Uphold and practice MOFC fundraising principles.
  • Maintain current and build new relationships with funders and foundation staff.
  • Actively strategize and execute around new funding goals and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with MOFC operations to track grant information and deadlines.
  • Draft proposals and reports in collaboration with the grants manager.
  • Project manage the end of year report drafting and compilation.
  • Make regular updates to Grants/Donor Airtable.
  • Be present on team calls and in team digital spaces to maintain updated understanding of what’s happening within the organization.
  • Talk often with Program Managers, Directors and team members to understand program efforts, goals and vision.
  • Learn about the Non-Profit Industrial Complex (NPIC) and support the fundraising team and broader organization in unpacking and addressing MOFC’s role in it.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Grants Coordinator and new team members as revenue targets are met.
  • Participate in accountability reviews processes for those they manage.
  • Set goals for team members and support leadership and development initiatives within the organization.


Required Skills & Abilities:        

  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills with the ability to develop and communicate the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Ability and commitment to work in an intergenerational organization.
  • Ability to function well in a virtual, and changing environment.
  • Active listener, patient, creative, empathetic, and dependable.
  • Familiarity with / willingness to learn GSuite, Airtable, Box and related software.
  • Strong technical skills are preferred.
  • Understands and is proficient with change management.
  • Proven ability to manage fiscal non-profit infrastructure and reporting.
  • Development plan building.
  • Enact current network to forge new relationships for MOFC.
  • Existing donor/funder relationships in grassroots climate and political movements.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is strongly recommended.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with social justice / political / movement groups with supervisory and leadership experience required.
  • Experience managing the funding for an organization with at least $3.5M+ in revenue and/or 20+ employees preferred.
  • Has fundraised at least $2.5M+ annually.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at desk working on a computer.




Remote (worldwide)

We are an equal-opportunity employer: March On/Future Coalition provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

March On/Future Coalition

Development Director

$110,000 - $140,000







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