Development Specialist – Contracted
Kendal at Oberlin
Development Specialist – Contracted Part-time Kendal at Oberlin, Lorain County’s premier life plan community serving older adults, has a 30 (minimum) to 60 (maximum) hours/month flexible position available, as a Development Specialist in an independent-contractor role. This position requires past experience in fund development and grant writing, proficiency in computer software such as Microsoft Office and other media. This position serves to customize the support of Kendal at Oberlin by implementing an appropriate “Culture of Philanthropy.” Responsible to work with board committee and executive staff in seeking grant opportunities, implementing an annual appeal and legacy event, planned giving options, and periodic major gifts to further our charitable mission. The ideal candidate will have a college degree in business or related area, and a passion for working with nonprofit organizations. This position’s flexible work hours may attract a senior-level professional individual with past experience in development seeking a part-time opportunity. Work site will vary with flexibility for both home and on-site requirements. The candidate will excel in reading, writing, verbal skills, and establishing interpersonal relationships. Strong communication, analytical, and organizational skills are also required. The candidate must have a working knowledge of all applicable federal, state and local laws affecting the fundraising function and will be an adept and hands-on user of software with ability to learn DonorPerfect.