Saturday Feb 04, 2023

Development Director job with First Responder Support Network | 33559 –


First Responder Support Network (FRSN), a 20+ year old mental
health organization, is looking
for an experienced Development professional. This is a role in
which a veteran fundraiser can
have immediate impact and success by building on the significant
fundraising efforts already in
place. As a well respected leader in the field, FRSN has support
from individuals and groups
and needs someone who can take the lead and provide direction in
development efforts. This
position will work with a dedicated group of volunteers.
Willingness to complete administrative tasks such as thank you
letters, database entry,
external and internal communications is required. The bulk of the
job is expanding the
outreach and network and coordinating efforts to maximize community
awareness and giving.
The ideal candidate will be creative, organized, knowledgeable of
the various ways people can
give, and passionate about the cause. It is essential that any
candidate be a self-starter and
able to work independently.
The number of hours for this position can be negotiable with an
expected range between 25 – 40 hours per week. Although the job
provides for a remote work environment, the job candidate must
reside within California. Qualified candidates will be invited
to an interview process.     

Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range

Up to $90,000/year, depending on hours and experience

Benefits include Earned Time Off, 403(b) plan contribution,
health insurance premium reimbursement, and home office stipend


Reports to:
Executive Director


The Development
Director is responsible for the First Responder Support Network
(FRSN) fundraising, development, and communication activities.
Develops and manages individual and corporate gifts as well as
planned and annual giving campaigns. Supports the Development
Committee and Executive Director’s (ED) fundraising activities.


Essential Functions
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions, however, the Development
Coordinator shall be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and execute annual development and fundraising
  • Identify, develop and maintain support from individuals,
    foundations, and corporations.
  • Develop materials and communications related to
  • Develop regular social media communications.
  • Research and write grants.
  • Develop and implement fundraising events.
  • Provide donor appreciation letters and maintain ongoing
    communications with donors, including organizing annual Board of
    Trustee phone calls to donors.
  • Maintain donor database.
  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders.
  • Work in collaboration with the ED and support their fundraising
  • Work in collaboration with the Development Committee and
    support their fundraising activities.
  • Ensure compliance with all FRSN policies, including adherence
    to HIPAA and other pertinent regulations as applicable.
  • Other projects as needed or assigned by the ED.



  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 5+ years’ experience in development. Development experience
    within the first responder field preferred.
  • Foundation relationships and experience with grant writing,
    corporate giving, social media campaigns, and fundraising
  • Experience with social media communication.
  • Experience using Salesforce preferred.
  • Passion for helping first responders.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent self-motivation.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office, online
    communication and collaboration tools.
  • Cultural competency working with a diverse set of emergency


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