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 todevelopment@thekaul.org.  

 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.