Service Leader: General Development

Website Benefactor Group

Serving those who serve the common good.

The Opportunity
Benefactor Group is looking for an experienced, dynamic fundraising leader to drive the vision and growth for our General Development Service line. You will have the opportunity to work with amazing clients who are changing the world as well as work with some of the smartest, most collegial, dynamic, and fun people in the business.

The next General Development Service Leader will have deep and diverse fundraising experience and embody Benefactor Group’s “geek factor” with their commitment to data-driven strategy. You will have the opportunity to be entrepreneurial in how to expand and shape the practice, while benefitting from the firm’s national reputation, network, and strong infrastructure to support your work.

About Benefactor Group
Established in 1999, Benefactor Group has won a reputation for innovative consulting and management services that build the capacity of nonprofit organizations; plan for and support capital, endowment, and comprehensive campaigns; and develop staff and volunteer leadership. Benefactor Group has designed and implemented dozens of fundraising studies with organizations of all sizes and complexity in arts and culture, education, health and human services, conservation, civic affairs, and faith communities.

We serve clients at home and around the world, and our access to human resources, research and reference materials, technology, and professional networks is tailored to meet each client’s particular needs. We strive to nurture mutually rewarding relationships, serving those who serve the common good®.

Being a Service Leader
As a Service Leader, you play one of the most important roles at Benefactor Group. Service Leaders have six responsibilities.
1. Be a subject-matter expert
2. Design and improve consulting methodology
3. Lead, manage, and hold project staff accountable
4. Ensure client satisfaction
5. Set and monitor yearly goals
6. Support sales and marketing

Required Functional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of nonprofit fundraising and development practices. Skill in PC software, including Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Ability to maintain confidential information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: BA/BS in relevant field or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Experience: Ten or more years of progressive experience in fundraising, development, or leadership experience with responsibility for business planning and development.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in relevant field.
  • CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive)

Reporting Relationship
Reports to Integrator

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