Backyard Growers is a grassroots community-based organization in Gloucester, MA, with a mission to build healthier, more connected, sustainable communities by teaching people to grow their own food.
We are seeking a full-time Development Director to lead all fundraising activities at our small but mighty organization. This is an essential role on the leadership team that will enable us to maximize our impact in the community and achieve our mission.
Overall responsibilities include:
- Developing and executing our annual fundraising plan with the goal of raising $450K+ annually, and with a focus on building our major donor base
- Communicating fundraising goals throughout the organization and equip staff, board, and committee members to reach them
- Generating new ideas that increase revenue and donor loyalty
- With Program Director, co-managing the Communications & Outreach Manager to advance development goals through external communication