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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville

Development Director

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville


Job Summary

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville (RMHC), a nonprofit family residential facility, seeks a full-time, professional with fundraising skills, marketing, and communications experience to perform the duties of a Development Director.  This person must be highly organized with great attention to detail and have strong verbal and written communication skills. 

Job Responsibilities

Candidates must be people-oriented and responsible for implementing a comprehensive Development Plan that includes but is not limited to managing the details of the production of 5 special events, solicitation of major gifts, planned giving, and annual giving programs.  In addition, this person will be responsible for the support of the Board of Directors in the fundraising process, writing grant proposals, assisting with securing sponsorships for major special events, coordinating gift processing, donor records management, and donor recognition. 

The candidate is responsible for assisting in supporting the implementation of a comprehensive Communications and Marketing plan that includes but is not limited to assisting in managing details of the production of all marketing and communication activities for 5 special events and promoting our mission.

Successful individuals will have strong leadership skills, initiative, enthusiasm, and dependability, enjoy interaction with children and families, and be highly adaptable. RMHC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in our employment, training, compensation, or promotion practices.


Degree required and qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of three to five years in fundraising, event planning, marketing, and communications or equivalent experience; nonprofit experience is a plus.  
  • Strong people skills and emotional intelligence; proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills.
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated knowledge of development, fundraising event management, and program design
  • Elevated reading and writing skills; typing/computer usage; proficient in Internet use, working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, proficient in basic web content management, database management, online fundraising sites, and donor management software experience.  
  • Ability to handle multiple demands from various entities along with high-volume requests and rapid responses
  • Maintain confidentiality when dealing with volunteer, resident, donor, and organizational information
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

Physical Factors:

Ability to stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb stairs, push, and pull items weighing 40 pounds or less: manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.

Additional Information


  • Salary Range: $50,000 – $55,000
  • 100% Employer-paid health, dental, and vision for individuals and dependents
  • 401K Plan
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability

How to Apply

Contact Information and Procedure:

If interested in applying for this position, please send a resume with a cover letter by EMAIL or FAX to:

Email: liz@rmhcnashville.com

Fax: 615-343-4004

(Please, no calls. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.)


  • Date Posted: May 4, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 06/17/2024
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000
  • Working Hours: Working Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, but must be flexible to adjust schedule based on early or late meetings, special events and occasional Saturdays (event dependent)