Director, Development & Communication

Company: Elder Care Services, Inc.


Contact Person: Mark D. Baldino

Application Deadline: December 12, 2014


  1. Serve as a member of the administrative staff, working with and supporting the President/CEO and the vision and mission of ECS.
  2. Organize and implement special events such as training, recognition, fundraising, etc. as planned by President/CEO and Board of Directors.
  3. Work with President/CEO and Board of Directors in setting goals and objectives for community development and fundraising to include special events; donor acquisition, renewal, retention and recognition activities; personal solicitation of individual gifts and corporate sponsorships; on-line giving; and planned-gift development.
  4. Develop a public relations plan to include speaking to various community groups, coordinating material with media outlets, publishing a regular newsletter, maintaining current information on the company’s website, and implementing other public relations activities that further the recognition and support for ECS programs and activities.
  5. Manage the development office to maintain gift and donor records and communications, provide periodic reports to the President/CEO and the Board, and coordinate the donor recognition program.
  6. Plan and monitor budget and expenditures for fundraising and communications.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by the President/CEO

This position is also responsible for:

  • Development
  • Fundraising
  • PR/Marketing
  • Collateral Design (internally)
  • Collateral Printing (internally)
  • Website Management
  • Electronic Newsletter
  • Communications – press releases, media alerts, etc.
  • Special events – spring fundraiser and fall signature Oktoberfest (17th year)
  • 2 annual appeals
  • Grants (including CHSP)
  • Grant Reporting
  • Community Outreach and
  • Administration of Donor Database



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a major in communications or related field
  • Minimum of three years experience in community development and/or fundraising with a record of accomplishment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High energy level with a positive attitude and enthusiasm; excellent interpersonal skills; polished and professional language
  • Excellent computer skills, with a working knowledge of MS Office and desktop publishing programs, email, the internet, and fund raising software
  • Available to work hours beyond the usual workday of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. when necessary

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to

Job Originally Posted on: Monday, November 24, 2014