WANTED: Dir. Resource Development for community revitalization group (PA)

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) is seeking a Director of Resource Development to lead planning and successful execution of PACDC’s fundraising strategies.

PACDC is a 24 year-old non-profit membership organization that serves the community development sector of Philadelphia. Since its incorporation in 1992, PACDC has played a leadership role in securing increased funding for affordable homes and neighborhood economic development activities; spurring policies, strategies and systems change that advance equitable neighborhood revitalization; and providing training and technical assistance to build practitioner capacity.

PACDC has 115 members (50 of which are CDCs) who are involved in housing and community development throughout Philadelphia, including developing and repairing affordable homes, strengthening neighborhood shopping districts, and undertaking other activities to address the needs of residents and improve the quality of life in lower income communities.

Our $900,000 annual budget is funded through sponsorships, grants, donations, memberships, and earned income. We are governed by a 15 member Board of Directors, have an Advisory Board of 25 members, and currently have a staff of seven.

PACDC is seeking an enthusiastic and creative person to fill the position of Director of Resource Development as we enter our 25th anniversary year in 2017. The successful candidate will be part of PACDC’s leadership team, and will lead planning and successful execution of PACDC’s fundraising strategies consistent with the organization’s annual and long range development goals. She/he is responsible for creating strategies to support the growth and diversification of revenue sources in line with PACDC’s mission, vision and goals. The Director will also work to enhance PACDC’s image, and develop and implement strategies that effectively communicate PACDC’s efforts as well as the benefits of membership to key target audiences. Reporting to the Executive Director, this person also works closely with other staff, committees, the Board of Directors, and Advisory Board.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. PACDC offers a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability insurance, leave time, and a 401k retirement plan.

Philadelphia photo by Storm Cunningham.

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