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Funds Development Director Resume

Preparing and coordinating a fund raising program is not such an easy job. The funds development director has some well established duties. Among them we can count some which are quite important: he will have to develop materials and to promote fund raising program; to identify and make a list with all the potential contributors, volunteers, supporters of the institution, celebrities and any other persons which may participate to the fund raising action. Once the plan is settled, the funds development director will have the responsibility of assigning responsibilities to the personnel. The director puts in action in order to attract more potential contributors is to organize direct mail campaign.


The funds development director will be the person in charge of coordinating all sorts of benefit events such as balls, auctions, concerts, etc… He will name and supervise the persons in charge with keeping records of contributors and grants. He will make sure that appreciation letters have been sent to the contributors and he will keep a good relationship, if possible, with all the contributors who can participate at other programs in the future.

The funds development director is also a very good negotiator and has as main purpose to obtain better results with each fund raising he coordinates. If you are able to do all this, then convince the employers with the help of a good resume. Make sure it contains the most precious information related to your capacities and abilities.

Funds Development Director Resume Sample

Personal Details

Name: Peter Laden
Birth date: 10.03.1984
Nationality: American
Driver's License: Yes


A funds development director is the person standing behind every fund rising. He is the one conceiving plans and conducting funds rising programs. He will use his creativity and connections to gather as many contributors as he can and to achieve the proposed goal.


To develop a successful career as a funds development director and to work hard to attract as many contributors to our cause


Excellent negotiator with great communicational and interpersonal skills I am available for working long hours and for starting the job immediately


  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Management skills
  • Good negotiator
  • Responsible
  • Computer skills
  • Technical and administrative skills
  • Ability to work in a team and individually
Work Experience

Funds development director,
Charity Center, Farm Ville, 2006-present

Duties and responsibilities

  • Directing plans in order to raise funds
  • Finding contributors
  • Keeping good relationships with the contributors
  • Writing personally appreciation letters to contributors
  • Assigning duties to the subordinates
  • Conducting events for fund rising
Funds development assistant director,
Charity Center, Farm Ville, 2004-2006

Duties and responsibilities

  • Working with the director to develop fund rising programs
  • Establishing meetings
  • Going to meetings as the director's representative

A.A., in Business, Farm Ville University, Farm Ville, 2004


Increased funding by 25%

Areas of interest

Quality control


John Smarty
New Millennium Corporation, Seattle

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