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Director of Development and Marketing

Company: Lowcountry Orphan Relief
Date Posted: November 4, 2017

The Director of Development and Marketing will aggressively implement a strategic approach to fundraising and marketing which will include major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, and in-kind resources.

Major responsiblities include:

- Update social media of events, needs and recognition (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

- Prepare monthly newsletter

- Attend out of office speaking engagements and meetings relevant to LOR

- Facilitate and attend Steering Committee meetings

- Plan and run two major annual events (Gala and Southern Garden Party)

- Prepare and oversee annual marketing plan

- Maintain and update donor and volunteer database through Charity Proud

- Attend weekly networking event contacts and develop relationships with new potential donors

- Oversee fundraising drives and hand-write thank you’s in response

- Responsible for food/drink etc. for quarterly Board of Director meetings

- Serve as the director for LOR Ambassador Program

- Maintain LinkedIn account

- Increase blogging platform

- Handle all website changes

- Track calls and volunteers to find how they learned of LOR

- Solicit of auction items for Gala

- Develop and execute LOR fundraising plan

- Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations

- Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors

- Research and submit all grant proposals

- Create all annual appeal letters

- Solicit sponsorships for annual fundraising events

- Monitor all programs to ensure they are in line with strategic goals


Experience in event planning, donor retention and relationship building, social media, marketing, and public speaking.

Working Conditions

Work in an office environment

Hours are typically 8:30am-4:30pm

May be required to work some evenings and weekends during major campaigns and special events

Local travel will be required; conditional mileage compensation offered

This is a salary position and pay will based on candidates experience. Job Type: Full-time

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