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Fund Development Manager

Women's League Child Development Center, HARTFORD CT

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Women’s League Child Development Center

Revenue/Fund Developer Job Description

About Us:

The Women’s League Child Development Center is a nonprofit organization focused on early childhood education. For over 100 years we have dynamically balanced tradition with innovation. We believe that every child deserves the best care and education and that socioeconomics cannot be allowed to present a barrier to opportunity. Families and community have the right and responsibility to be engaged in our program and that, together, we can provide the enhancing experiences that prepare children for success in school and in life.

Job Description: Revenue/Fund Developer – Part Time


  • Assist the Executive Director and Board of Directors in establishing target revenue development goalsStrategize how marketing materials, website, social media, and events complement the revenue plan
  • Maintain donor database (including donor information, donation history, and communications) to be shared with the Executive Director and Revenue Development Committee
  • Identify and prioritize qualified prospects
  • Successfully articulate the mission of Women’s League Child Development Center when applying for grants
  • Meet quarterly with the Executive Director and the Revenue Development Committee to calibrate revenue development goals and objectives
  • Measure progress to established revenue development goals
  • Generate monthly reports to provide to the Executive Director and Revenue Development Committee
  • Update the Board of Directors and provide coaching for prospect visits a needed
  • Gather metrics and reporting to satisfy grant reporting requirements
  • Develop strategies to broaden revenue development sources
  • Create and maintain a calendar of grant submission and reporting deadlines
  • Maintain ongoing contact and professional relationships with current and potential foundations and individual donors
  • Ensure donations are accurately accounted for
  • Design fund development materials and dialogue guide
  • Create and maintain consistent print and e-mail communication standards
  • Create, format, and distribute quarterly newsletter
  • Design marketing materials to support revenue development campaigns (including annual appeal letters, donation thank you cards/receipts, social media posts, emails, etc.)


·        Minimum of Associates Degree

·        Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience

·        Ability to deliver engaging presentations to potential donors

·        Demonstrate ability to write successful grant proposals

·        Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications

·        Excellent interpersonal skills

·        Ability to deliver new business relationships and network in the community

·        Comfort in asking potential donors for money

·        Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining focus and attention to detail

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher)

·        Proficient in using social media for fundraising (including Facebook)

·        Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision

Location: 1695 Main St, Hartford, CT 06120

How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

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