ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) is a nonprofit based in Asheville, North Carolina, serving the Southern Appalachian region. Our mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.
About the Role
The Development Director is responsible for managing and implementing all aspects of ASAP’s fund development activities including donor development and maintenance, grant writing coordination, general fundraising, sponsorships, and fundraising events. The Development Director will lead and guide ASAP fundraising and coordinate fundraising activities with appropriate staff that include Program Directors, Communication Coordinator, Events Coordinator, Operations and Finance Management, and grants team.
ASAP is currently a qualifying employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Program.
Compensation is commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Benefits include an employer match retirement plan, paid time off, paid sick time, paid holidays, and employee wellness initiatives. Specific benefits are outlined in the employment offer letter. Less than full time employment would also be considered depending on the candidate.
Email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references with the email subject line: 2020 Development Director to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Within your cover letter, please respond to the following:
1. Why is ASAP's mission of interest to you?
2. How do your experiences, personal strengths, and leadership abilities prepare you for this position?
3. Describe a successful donor fundraising campaign with which you have been involved or provided a leadership role?
Please submit documents in PDF or Google Docs format. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to all applicants. This position will be filled as soon as possible but will remain open until filled. Applications accepted only by email. Please do not call or come by the office.
ASAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, political beliefs, creed, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.