Find Your Job

Looking for flexibility in your work schedule? In search of your next career path? Seeking more competitive pay?
Explore your employment opportunities with Snelling St. Louis.

Send Us Your Resume.


  • Share this Job

Resource Development Director

Location : Overland, MO
Job Type : Contract to Hire
Compensation : 22.50 USD/HOUR
Hours : Part Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree

Job Description :

The Resource Development Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing all resource development activities. Research potential grant opportunities, write grants and follow up, monitor, and report on the status. Work with Agency staff to determine program needs and develop and implement plans to obtain needed resources. Research potential donors, cultivate and maintain those relationships. Coordinate with the President and CEO and Board Resource Development Committee to create a resource development plan to support the strategic direction of the Agency.


  • Write and submit grants to potential funding sources.

  • Follow up on the status of grants and respond to all requests in a timely manner.

  • Create a grant funding plan and set annual dollar goals for grant funding.

  • Work with Agency staff to determine program needs. Develop and implement strategies for obtaining needed resources.

  • Cultivate new donors and maintain those relationships to grow funds, support programs, and build capacity for the Agency. 

  • Conduct research and target traditional and non-traditional funding approaches/opportunities.

  • Manage the execution of all resource development/fundraising events.

  • Establish strong volunteer relationships to support Agency programs and events.

  • Work with program staff and develop reports to comply with grant requirements.

  • Work with Finance Department to verify expenses incurred and contributions received.

  • Assist in preparation of annual budget by providing data and marketing recommendations.

  • Represent the Agency at meetings and events to build awareness of the Agency’s mission and programs.

  • Manage the organizing and training of volunteers to assist in resource development/fundraising.

  • In cooperation with program directors, manage the recruitment of practicum students. 

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Public Administration, or related field, or a minimum of 10 years of experience in the field

  • A minimum of five years of experience in resource development, including grant writing and special events

  • Proven track record of successful fundraising

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Donor database experience is desirable.)

  • Experience managing a budget

  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities

  • Must be a team player.

  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision—self-motivated and confident.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities

  • Ability to work well with individuals from all backgrounds

  • Ability to recruit, train, motivate, challenge, and supervise volunteers

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

  • Must have own transportation and be willing to travel throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. Some out-of-town travel may be required.

Powered by AkkenCloud