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Possibility Place

Development Director

Possibility Place


Job Summary

Possibility Place is an educational day program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are looking to hire an enthusiastic Development Director to secure financial support for our small, but growing, nonprofit organization. We are looking for a person who is as passionate and enthusiastic about our organization’s mission as we are and will help us grow.


Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create and implement a fundraising plan
  • Develop a digital fundraising strategy
  • Furnish Board of Directors with regular progress reports
  • Actively pursue new corporate and individual donors and manage these relationships
  • Maintain relationships with existing supporters
  • Seeks, applies for, and manages grant funding
  • Develops and manages fundraising events
  • Generates development materials such as case statements
  • Manages staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Supports the development of the annual budget along with Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Acts as primary point of contact for funding, donations, and fundraising event inquiries
  • Networks at selected community and leadership events
  • Creates and manages a Capital campaign
  • Other duties as assigned


Applicant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, non-profit management, or related field
  • Experience with a Capital campaign
  • Holds a current CFRE certification
  • 4+ years of sales or business development experience
  • Proficient with sponsorship solicitation
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficient with social media platforms
  • Excellent understanding of fundraising best practices
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated and have ability to work independently
  • Available to work rare weekends and evenings
  • Valid driver’s license

Additional Information


Benefits: 2 weeks paid vacation and paid holidays after 60 days employment. Up to $150/month health insurance reimbursement. Flexible work schedule and FUN working environment!

Location: Murfreesboro, TN

Start date: Mid/late February

Hours: Usual work hours are 8am-4pm with some flexibility. Candidates must be able to work rare weekends or evening, as necessary when special events are scheduled.


How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume’ to Sonya Craig at sonya.possibilityplace@gmail.com 


  • Date Posted: January 10, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 02/20/2023
  • Salary Range: $60-$65k annually
  • Working Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30-3:30