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NAMI Tennessee

Development Director

NAMI Tennessee


Job Summary

Reporting to the agency Executive Director, the Fundraising and Development Director is a full-time position that supports the NAMI Tennessee’s development efforts. The position coordinates the overall operation of the Development Office with emphasis on donor recognition, events, annual gala, statewide walk, social media campaigns, and year end giving. This position is perfect for someone who is eager to enhance mental health education, awareness, and advocacy in Tennessee.


Job Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Includes the following, with other duties that may be assigned:


  • Manage and utilize the capabilities of donor management software.
  • Provide administrative support and guidance for creation of assets, gifts processing and acknowledgement, and communications related to fundraising.
  • Statewide NAMIWalks management including sponsor recruitment and team/walkers development.
  • Expand and Enhance agency grant seeking.
  • Leadership of the annual Vision of Hope Gala.
  • Work with board fundraising committee
  • Provide assistance to local NAMI Tennessee affiliates in fundraising.
  • Work with the agency team to collect stories and expand development throughout the organization.


Experience with non-profit fundraising is required. Organized, self-starter, team player, good written communication skills, experience in grant writing, knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRMs


Additional Information


Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 403B savings plan (annuity) match, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and Paid Holidays


How to Apply

Please send an email with Development Director along with your full name in the subject line, together with a cover letter explaining how you could benefit NAMI Tennessee. Send to resume to No phone call please. 


  • Date Posted: December 20, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 01/01/2022
  • Salary Range: Based on experience.
  • Working Hours: This position offers a flexible work schedule and the ability to work remotely.