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Director of Development


Another Source’s client, Openhouse, is recruiting a Director of Development to join their team in San Francisco, California. Come be part of team that has been helping support and craft a better present and future for LGBTQ+ seniors for the last 25 years.


Here’s a little about Openhouse and the position they are recruiting for:

Openhouse is seeking a Director of Development with experience and proven success crafting and implementing mulit-dimensional organizational development plans.  A successful Director is a proven fundraiser with demonstrated success at working with senior leadership, development committee, planning and executing a major gift program, planned giving, a deep understanding of donor relations, event planning, development analytics and strong verbal and written skills. The Director will lead the Marketing Manager and will be integral in developing marketing campaigns for Openhouse.  As part of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, this position will have a direct impact on the organization’s reputation among partners and community members, as well as have a direct impact the financial and operational health of the organization.


Openhouse enables LGBTQ seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing LGBTQ-welcoming housing, high-impact direct services, and innovative community programs. As the initiator of the movement to meet the needs of LGBTQ older adults in San Francisco, Openhouse is a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization on the leading edge of this growing field at the local, state, and national levels. Openhouse believes in manifesting opportunities with, and not just for, LGBTQ+ seniors to build and reconnect with community by providing housing, direct services and community programs.



Openhouse offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit package including vision and dental insurance; generous paid leave; and an enjoyable, vibrant, collaborative and supportive work environment.  This position is eligible to participate in a 401(k) first day of the quarter following one year of service with an agency match.


The anticipated annual base salary range for this position is $110,000-130,000.


The Day to Day:

Collaborate in creation and implementation of organizational development plan that includes all aspect of the development portfolio.
Manage a personal portfolio of major donors and corporate partners.
Grow number of major gifts through development and implementation of individual major donor plan.
Create with the Executive Director and Mission Engagement Committee an Openhouse planned giving program, with realistic 12-month, three year and five-year goals.
Plan and execute donor events
Enroll and support the board of directors and senior leadership in cultivation and stewardship of major gift donors and prospects.
Work in collaboration with the Executive Director and Marketing Manager to coordinate communication priorities, themes, styles and goals for pipeline development.
What we would like to see from you:

A passion for the work of Openhouse and our mission to enable San Francisco Bay Area LGBTQ+ seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face.
Demonstrated experience, success, and progressive responsibility in fundraising with a minimum of five-years of experience.
High level of discretion and ethical approach to fundraising.
Knowledge and experience of segmentation of donor lists, development of major gifts campaign, knowledge of planned giving programs and using development analytics to assess success, challenges and opportunities for growth.
Demonstrates required skills or experience on core competencies including excellent writing skills, experience in asking and securing five-figure donations and proven success at crafting and implementing a development plan.
Proven ability to interact and influence philanthropic leaders.
Experience working with and motivating Board of Directors and other high-level volunteers with donor cultivation and fundraising.
Proficiency in development software such as Donor Perfect, Microsoft Office Suite, and other computer skills, as required.
Openhouse provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Women, people of color. Black people, transgender people, women, and people with disabilities encouraged to apply. Pursuant to SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we consider qualified applicants with arrest/conviction records.


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis. We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us.

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