Big Car Collaborative Seeks Development Director

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Big Car Collaborative is hiring a Development Director!  Help drive and manage Big Car’s fund and business development work and strategy.  Seeking a creative self-starter experienced with nonprofit grant management and writing, fundraising, and maintaining a donor database.

Open until filled with a goal of April 24.

Full-time, exempt salaried
Pay based on experience and available budget

Big Car’s development director will:

  • Develop and track grant proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising (writing skill and experience required)
  • Establish and supervise annual fundraising plan
  • Support lead staff in developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with donors
  • Create and execute strategy for a base of annual individual donors
  • Oversee fundraising events, working closely with board and program staff
  • Support fee-for-service business development and strategy
  • Help manage other income streams, including facility rental

When applying, please send resume, cover letter, and answers to the following questions to

  1. Why do you think you’re a good candidate for Big Car Collaborative?
  2. What is your experience with writing and managing grants? Share some of your related successes and learnings.
  3. What is your experience with using technology to track grants and donors? Are you comfortable with E-Tapestry?
  4. How can nonprofits be more self-sustaining?
  5. What experience do you have with nonprofits doing fee-for-service work? What is your experience with social and/or cultural entrepreneurship?


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