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Development Director

Job Title: Development Director
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December 31st, 2021
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Roles and Responsibilities


Breaktime is looking for an executive-level leader, relationship builder, manager, and partner to catalyze significant growth and impact at our organization. Through refining and executing Breaktime’s fundraising and development strategy, the Development Director will have the exciting opportunity to work with a young team of innovators to take our mission to a new scale and to develop a foundation for long-term sustainability. At this inflection point in Breaktime’s growth and development, this new role will be absolutely pivotal and game-changing for our organization. Breaktime’s inaugural Development Director will:


  • Develop and execute Breaktime’s annual fundraising plan in collaboration with the Executive Director

  • Cultivate and steward relationships with individual and institutional donors

  • Plan, develop, and launch individual giving and corporate sponsorship programs

  • Coordinate and oversee grant applications and processes

  • Oversee and supervise a team of 2-3 development interns/staff in managing a growing pipeline of grant opportunities from lead generation to application writing to donor stewardship

  • Work with our Operations Team to optimize the use of Salesforce on the Development Team and in creating monthly assessments of how Breaktime’s fundraising progress and future prospects align with our development goals

  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders in collaboration with the Programs Team


Job Requirements

  • A clear, unwavering commitment to elevating the power and potential of young people

  • A deep, enthusiastic passion for Breaktime’s mission

  • 3+ years of development experience, ideally with experience in Boston-based fundraising for organizations with budgets of $2M+

  • A strong passion for social innovation and an interest in startups

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated diligence in staying organized throughout complex, fast-moving projects and processes

  • Positive and collaborative attitude when managing groups and overseeing initiatives

  • Experience managing and tracking donor contributions and organizing gathered data

  • (Preferred) Significant experience working with Salesforce and/or other database systems

  • (Preferred) Demonstrated excellence in successfully managing a strong team

Next Steps

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