IAPAC Seeks Full-Time Development Director
Washington DC - The Iranian American Political Action
Committee (IAPAC) is seeking applications for the position of Development
Director to plan and execute fund development activities for the organization.
If the challenge of working in highly collaborative environment where
initiative, creativity, communication, and interpersonal skills form the basis
for success, then we encourage you to consider this exciting new opportunity.
The Development Director assures that the organization’s culture,
systems, and procedures support fund development and vice versa. He/she will
lead staff, trustees, and volunteers to institutionalize fund development within
the organization. The Development Director and his/her team will plan,
coordinate, and assure the implementation of strategies to develop donor
relations and maintain accountability and compliance standards.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Development Director will report directly to the
Board of Directors (the “Board”), or any Committees thereof as prescribed by the
Board. The primary responsibilities of the Development Director will
· Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan for
solicitation of annual contributions from the Iranian American
· Develop, schedule, and conduct regular donor appeals using
face-to-face solicitation, volunteer committees, telephone, and direct mail
strategies; manages special solicitations to targeted groups and in general,
supports all fundraising efforts of the organization.
identifies donor prospects and develops effective strategies for cultivation and
solicitation; creates and maintains orderly files, records and reports; and is
responsible for establishing and reaching annual fundraising goals and
Knowledge, Skills &
Abilities: Candidate must
have the ability to work effectively-both in team environments and in
self-directed situations; the ability to manage multiple projects and plan work
to maximize efficiency; to maintain positive personal relationships in a broad
range of situations; and to respect the confidentiality of donors. Knowledge of
legislative and regulatory provisions governing federal campaign finance laws is
not required but preferred. Prior experience within the political arena,
particularly with political action committees and lobbying organizations, is
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from accredited
university with strong writing, verbal, and message development skills. Persian
fluency is not required but considered an advantage in selection of the
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Includes
To apply: Please send resume, cover
letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax us at 202-737-6061.
IAPAC is a registered bipartisan federal political committee
that contributes to candidates for federal office who are attuned to the
domestic concerns of the Iranian American community. IAPAC focuses exclusively
on domestic policy issues such as civil rights, immigration, and civil
liberties, and encourages Americans of Iranian descent to actively participate
in the electoral process.
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