Congratulations to the 2021 Salute to Excellence finalists!

Harvest Hands CDC

Director of Development

Harvest Hands CDC


Job Summary

Position Overview:

Develop and oversee all fundraising efforts of the organization and manage all external communications, public relations and marketing efforts of the organization.  This is a full-time salaried position reporting directly to the Executive Director

Job Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and implement the organization’s Development Strategy and Objectives and frequently evaluate success against agreed-upon strategy and objectives.
  • Define and adjust strategy and objectives as required to achieve the desired success and be consistent with overall organization strategy and objectives..
  • Develop, implement and manage all fundraising campaigns and events Cultivate and manage donor and foundation relationships.
  • Create a strategic plan to grow the organization’s funder support base and revenue streams.
  • Manage all grant processes, including research, letters of interest, proposals, contracts, and reporting.
  • Manage donor database and work alongside Financial Manager and Office Manager to record and report all donations accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with staff, students, families, volunteers, donors, foundations, community leaders, media and partner organizations.
  • Oversee and manage all streams of revenue for the organization including our social enterprises (Humphreys Street Coffee and Soap production facility and coffee shop, potential new ventures).
  • Oversee audits, preparation of 990’s, permits, and other tax exemption requirements and reports necessary to maintain our status as a nonprofit.


  • 4-year degree in Business, Public Administration, Nonprofit Management or similar
  • 5 + years of related experience in a nonprofit organization
  • Proficiency in:
    • Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)
    • Donor database management
    • Familiarity with google applications
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills. 

Additional Expectations:

  • A commitment to the Christian Faith;
  • An awareness and understanding of the principles of Christian Community Development;
  • Experience working in an urban community
  • Multi-cultural understanding and experience working in diverse settings

Additional Information


  • Paid Vacation
  • Flexible Hours
  • Contribution towards health insurance and retirement
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact In an urban community in Nashville

How to Apply

Please email with a cover letter and resume.


  • Date Posted: July 16, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/02/2021
  • Salary Range: 55k-75k based on experience
  • Working Hours: Full-time