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Full time position of Development Director

Position Announcement


The Knoxville Area Urban League is seeking candidates for the full time position of Development Director.

 Responsibilities include:

Develop and execute annual fundraising and membership plan; secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations; develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors; create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors; oversee organization of special events; and develop/track grants, proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising. 

 Qualifications: BA (required), MA (a plus); 5-plus years’ experience in development; demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, strong communications, marketing and social media skills are needed. Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus. Requires writing and grant proposal experience. Pay commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

 Letters of interest with salary requirements and resumes may be emailed  

 No phone calls please.

 This position will remain open until a successful candidate is identified.


The Knoxville Area Urban League, a DRUG and SMOKE FREE employer, is an equal opportunity provider of services and employment.