Development Director at The Children's Book Bank



Development Director at The Children's Book Bank

Employment Type:

Full time


Portland, OR


$50,000 - $55,000

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Job Description:

This is an exciting time of growth at The Children’s Book Bank.  The organization is ready to to take fundraising to the next level, building on the foundation set in the first 10 years. The Children's Book Bank is looking to fill 2 development positions in early 2019 - Development Director and Development Associate.  With a new space, established programs and a critical mission, this is a great opportunity to use your expertise to directly affect funding growth at The Children’s Book Bank. 
Position Description
The Development Director will create, implement, and manage a comprehensive individual and corporate donor program that focuses on retaining and increasing the organization’s overall giving.  This strategically important position will help ensure the sustainability of The Children’s Book Bank.  This roll-up-your-sleeves role is ideal for an experienced fund development professional with proven solicitation experience and relationship building skills who is ready to lead and shine. As an energetic, creative, and inspiring front-line member of the development team,  this position will require a considerable amount of time spent building relationships outside the office with existing donors, volunteers and new prospects. It will also require creative leadership and new thinking to build the organization’s giving portfolio, a close relationship with the executive director, and excellent communication and writing skills.

The Children’s Book Bank
Help break the cycle of poverty by addressing one of the most important factors affecting children’s literacy and early development – the availability of books at home. The Children’s Book Bank strives to be a place where anyone can make a difference.  Enjoy a work environment that is welcoming and accessible and that values creativity, collaboration, staff input, collegiality, and autonomy. The Children’s Book Bank is ADA accessible with single stall bathrooms, offers the option of using a standing desk and is accessible by TriMet. At The Children’s Book Bank, every staff member is an integral member of the team!
How to Apply
Nonprofit Professionals Now is proud to partner with Children’s Book Bank to fill this important position with the right nonprofit professional.  All applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and complete the screening questions for consideration.  Apply online at:

Deadline to Apply: January 28, 2019
Nonprofit Professionals Now - a WVDO Company
1220 SW Morrison, Ste. 425, Lobby Box 5B
Portland, OR, United States
Phone: 5032741977
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