Educare Central Maine Director of Development
Waterville, ME Child & Family Services
Job Type

KVCAP’s Child and Family Services is looking to fill the position of Educare Central Maine Director of Development.

The Director of Development will:

  • lead and coordinate fundraising objectives
  • be self-motivated
  • possess knowledge and demonstrate astute cultivation skills to engage philanthropic and community donors
  • solicit and secure donations and pledges
  • actively seek public/private funding opportunities
  • engage in marketing and publicity efforts to promote Educare
  • lead a development committee
  • demonstrate interest in all aspects of Educare with dedication to promoting long-term sustainability

  • Minimum of five years paid experience in fundraising, with a minimum of three years in a leadership role
  • Proven track record in donor solicitation and stewardship
  • Proven success in securing gifts/pledges and foundation support to meet goals; operational and endowment
  • Superb presentation skills; persuasive and influential with diverse groups including major donors, corporate executives, at local, state and national levels
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle insured to state of Maine requirements
  • Ability to pass State Bureau of Investigation, Department of Motor Vehicle, Department of Health and Human Services, Fraud, and National sex offender registry background checks

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)

Benefits may include:

  • 13 Paid Holidays, including Juneteenth and Indigenous People’s Day, plus one additional day during your Birthday month
  • Low cost health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance options
  • 100% employer-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off program that starts at 4 weeks per year
  • Employer-sponsored retirement plan that includes an employer contribution and an employer match
  • Annual CSA program that delivers a weekly box of food from local farms to all participating employees for 20+ weeks per year
  • Professional growth and development opportunities
Salary Description
$57,856 - $86,798 yearly