Top Development Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Development Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Development Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 23.7% of Development Officer resumes contained Donor Database as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Development Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Development Officer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Donor Database

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Here's how Donor Database is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Managed several financial donor databases and oversaw a direct mail program soliciting hundreds of thousands of potential and current donors.
  • Processed all financial donations and maintained donor database containing over 14,000 records for women's health provider and educational organization.
  • Executed all strategies/activities for donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and relations; managed donor database.
  • Managed donor, foundation and corporation recognition program through donor database system; maintained and updated database records.
  • Increased visibility of foundation by researching 25,000-donor database and preparing and contacting 100 prime target candidates for donations.
  • Cultivated new individual donors to boost unrestricted funding including implementing a new donor database.

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2. Alumni

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Here's how Alumni is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Collaborated with programming, identifying strong alumni, initiated and executed a mentor program and other projects interfacing both offices.
  • Conducted the Alumni Campaign Committee volunteer training sessions and developed the supporting solicitation and training materials.
  • Provided outstanding relationship building skills and was able to reconnect previously disengaged alumni with the university.
  • Work closely with Central Alumni to develop reach-out campaigns that maximize alumni participation and giving.
  • Developed donor relationships with alumni and cultivated their passion to invest in Arizona State University.
  • Designed alumni engagement plans and developed an internal team to move potential investment opportunities forward.
  • Composed Alumni solicitation letters, follow-up, and actively cultivated potential donors at Alumni events.
  • Strengthened public speaking skills to respond to multiple issues presented by university alumni interactions.
  • Distributed information to alumni and families of current students about new developments at Creighton University
  • Coordinated and scheduled travel arrangements for celebrities along with Major League Baseball Alumni Association.
  • Negotiated all contracts related to securing facilities and Major League Baseball Alumni Association endorsement.
  • Provided assistance to Alumni Association for various events including annual Alumni Golf Tournament.
  • Assisted with Alumni program budget development and maintained program expenditures within established parameters.
  • Organized and managed alumni events to stimulate donor interest and enhance donor satisfaction.
  • Support increased participation in local Alumni Club activities in under performing regions.
  • Distributed information to alumni and parents about new developments at Creighton University.
  • Communicated effectively with alumni and parents of students using active listening skills.
  • Managed Young Alumni Advisory Group, including the development of career-focused programming.
  • Managed relationships with prospective donors while informing and stewarding university alumni.
  • Fostered and maintained working relationships with interested donors and alumni.

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3. Major Gifts

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Here's how Major Gifts is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Cultivated and solicited assigned major gifts prospects.
  • Solicited and cultivated major gifts donors/prospects.
  • Developed a major gifts program for an $8 million+ endowment campaign including revising recognition strategies and creating new cultivation techniques.
  • Arranged for senior Stanford faculty and staff, including President Donald Kennedy, to solicit major gifts from industry CEO's.
  • Identified, cultivated, and solicited prospects that had the capacity and propensity of giving major gifts and annual gifts.
  • Collaborated with the Major Gifts team identifying high level donors to be pipe-lined up into a higher gift range.
  • Doubled major gifts from $800K to $1.8M by developing and managing a top-notch major gifts program.
  • Worked closely with Board of Trustees on development, major gifts, and creation of planned giving programs.
  • Increased major gifts 26%, planned and implemented a deferred giving program focusing on life income gifts.
  • Lead major gift initiatives and build key relationships with donors to secure major gifts of $100,000 above.
  • Managed all aspects of campaign strategy, gift solicitation and client development which lead to major gifts.
  • Generated new prospects for major gifts, recommended cultivation strategy, and developed marketing material with staff.
  • Volunteered at PVA GO Golf Tournament to help build and execute individual donor cultivation for major gifts.
  • Lead major gifts officer and work to maintain and cultivate new prospects and support for the Foundation.
  • Identified prospective donors and cultivated relationships that led to planned and major gifts totaling $5M.
  • Solicited in partnership with the Dean, Vice Chancellor, Chancellor and department heads major gifts.
  • Solicited major gifts for social service agency including grants writing for state and federal funding.
  • Created 2007-2010 strategic plan for Resource Development, including Workplace Philanthropy and Major Gifts Initiatives.
  • Managed the monthly renewal program to ensure donors stay engaged while sending over major gifts.
  • Research and prepare unique proposals for major gifts while developing relationships with new donors.

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4. Financial Support

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Here's how Financial Support is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Connected alumni and parents to the College in order to increase their financial support at the major gift level.
  • Contacted alumni, parents, and friends with updates on the university and made requests for financial support.
  • Gained an understanding of the University, its organizational structure, and its annual needs for financial support.
  • Contacted alumni, parents and friends for financial support towards institute's educational goals.
  • Increased financial support by 5% from government and military partners.
  • Increased alumni and friend financial support by 15%.
  • Generated financial support for student scholarships via phone calls.
  • Raised financial support for the University of Kansas.
  • Leveraged financial support to initiate collaboration of adult education strategiesacross the European Union.
  • Communicated with various Calvin alumni of all age Gained hundreds of pledges for financial support Responded to disgruntled alumni effectively and politely
  • Worked extensively with various businesses and organizations to help cultivate sponsorships and financial support for Concordia University.
  • Solicited Bucknell alumni by phone to raise financial support for the University Trained extensively in telephone etiquette, cold calling and closing

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5. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Managed all aspects of donor prospecting, cultivation, stewardship, and budget/vendor/consultant management for special events and individual giving.
  • Executed planned giving/endowment activities - individual solicitation, special events, direct mail and seminars.
  • Managed special events including corporate gifts, publicity, and facilitating event committees.
  • Designed stewardship process, including redesigning acknowledgment cards and planning special events.
  • Developed collateral material and marketing tools for agency and special events.
  • Continued responsibilities of the Special Events/Development Coordinator.
  • Coordinated and facilitated all special events.
  • Supervised special events intern and volunteers.
  • Managed special events for corporations.
  • Work closely with the special events team and annual appeal team, and research to coordinate giving activities within the Foundation.
  • Direct stewardship efforts to maintain positive donor relationships, including the management of special events for foundation and corporate donors.
  • Provided leadership at special events; including creating invitation lists, choosing venues and & delivering program content as needed.
  • Provided oversight planning of donor giving, solicitation and endowment activates for special events, direct mailing, and seminars.
  • Organize campaigns from initial contact with a company, group presentations, special events, and following up on results.
  • Expand donor support base through women's center tours, speaking engagements, referrals, special events and cold calls.
  • Conducted advance work and traveled with the university's President, for trustee and special events around the country.
  • Developed the agency's return to organized donor solicitation targeting the GLBT community through special events and programs.
  • Direct operations for an average of 70 Institutional Advancement special events per year, managed donor relations budget.
  • Helped put together, organize, and run special events such as outreach events, luncheons, and conferences
  • Coordinated special events that enhanced the image of the hospital and enabled us to cultivate more potential contributors.

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6. Annual Fund

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Here's how Annual Fund is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Cultivated relationships and solicited individuals for Center's Capital Campaign and Annual Fund.
  • Led two annual fund programs utilizing volunteer solicitations.
  • Grant writing, annual fund programs, alumni programs, major gift campaigns, volunteer coordination, auctions and marathon events.
  • Cultivated and grew the donor pipeline during the silent phase of Brown's campaign in support of the BrownMedical Annual Fund.
  • Planned and orchestrated Annual Fund Drive campaign and donor events, coordinating all internal and third-party vendors for such events.
  • Collaborated with grants team to secure over $3 million in annual funding from public, private and government organizations.
  • Managed all aspects of annual fund as it relates to cultivating, soliciting and stewarding the membership and donor base.
  • Drafted solicitation mailings such as the Annual Fund Brochure, Annual Report of Donors and other marketing pieces as necessary.
  • Exceeded all goals established for the position as well as dramatically increased alumni Annual Fund participation and total giving.
  • Raised an excess of $2.5 million dollars in capital gifts (not including annual fund contributions).
  • Improved donor relations resulting in an increase of the number of donors giving to support the Annual Fund.
  • Coordinated and ran direct mail campaigns, raising more than $200,000 in Annual Fund Drive money.
  • Increased annual fund gifts by 33% and grant income by 27% before being promoted.
  • Coordinated the Museum's Annual Fund, including targeted appeal letters and ongoing stewardship of donors.
  • Assisted with execution of annual fund plan and helped create annual fund fiscal year calendar.
  • Cultivated relationships that support the institution's annual fund, campaign and planned giving goals.
  • Reached out to alumni and friends of Calvin College to raise funds for the Annual Fund
  • Identified, cultivated, solicited and stewarded annual fund donors and capital project donors.
  • Managed, coordinated and staffed Annual Fund Drive which raised approximately $50,000 annually.
  • Managed outsourced Annual Fund in the coordination of direct mail appeals and telemarketing campaigns.

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7. Community Outreach

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Here's how Community Outreach is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Prepared the necessary materials for each solicitation and community outreach event.
  • Assisted with designing and implementing community outreach and networking strategies.
  • Manage major gift events to promote the advancement of programs, including receptions, appreciation dinners, community outreach events.
  • Advanced Rugby in MA through government sanctioning, community outreach, and teacher development.
  • Managed community outreach and organized all aspects of events for a start up office.
  • Gained experience giving presentations, community outreach and managing diverse groups of people.
  • Assist in identifying community outreach opportunities via partner organizations, mediaoutlets, and social media.
  • Selected, managed, and mentored fundraising and community outreach volunteers.
  • Directed all fundraising, public relations and community outreach efforts.
  • Organized multi-departmental collaboration to build tactics for HCMC's community engagement, government relations agenda, and community outreach plan.

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8. Capital Campaign

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Here's how Capital Campaign is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated with various campus department heads regarding needs assessment for first-ever major capital campaign.
  • Created an annual capital campaign plan; established strong relationships through development initiative.
  • Developed and implemented effective communications strategies to promote library and capital campaign.
  • Coordinated cultivation events and other external activities related to the capital campaign.
  • Identified, cultivated and solicited leadership gifts for capital campaign.
  • Coached Habitat affiliates in developing and implementing successful capital campaigns.
  • Provided overall management and support for capital campaign working closely with outside consultant, Board of Trustees and Groves Management Team.
  • Helped lead planning, management and execution of $48 million capital campaign for country's leading Catholic boarding school.
  • Write and design promotional materials, including capital campaign case for support, brochures, web copy and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Key member of team that reached the West Campus goal of $8 million in the ASU Capital Campaign.
  • Key member of development team in seeing major $330 million Community Capital Campaign to its successful conclusion.
  • Create marketing materials for capital campaign projects including physical mail, e-mail, website, and social media.
  • Cultivated, solicited, and stewarded leadership donors in support of $300 million Community Capital Campaign.
  • Developed capital campaign plan with Director in Development and the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Managed the $10 million capital campaign for endowment at the School of Arts and Humanities.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Development Consultant in building a Combined Capital Campaign for the USA.
  • Formulated strategic planning requirements necessary to mount a $1.5 - $3 million Capital Campaign.
  • Assisted in securing $35 million of the $50 million capital campaign in 2010.
  • Executed individual donor research strategies and target analysis for a $10 million capital campaign.
  • Tracked and billed monthly pledge payments for the Phase II $4.5 Million Capital Campaign.

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9. Government Agencies

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Here's how Government Agencies is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Developed, Monitored, and evaluated community development programs * Collaborated with local government agencies on development initiatives.
  • Liaised between eight Afghan ministries, international government agencies and non-governmental agencies for developing the Afghan infrastructure.
  • Produced technical reports that were provided to researchers, government agencies, educational institutions and other organizations.
  • Coordinated with several government agencies and in house departments to facilitate information gathering.
  • Developed proposals, reports and presentations for government agencies and foundations.
  • Secured grants from corporations, foundations, and government agencies in support of the college's programs and facilities needs.
  • Assist with major gift solicitations and funding requests to individuals, local businesses and government agencies.
  • Marketed the organization to job-seekers, government agencies, and other referring agencies.
  • Worked in conjunction with local government agencies in securing funding and developing projects.
  • Draft and submit proposals to government agencies and foundations.
  • Participated in the development of program guidelines and procedures with localgovernment agencies.
  • Developed and conducted trainings for community residents and local government agencies.
  • Interacted with various partners and consultants, including general contractors,engineers, and government agencies.

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10. Meeting Minutes

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Here's how Meeting Minutes is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Reported fundraising activity to the board of trustees and transcribed board meeting minutes.
  • Recorded monthly meeting minutes and compiled them in a Microsoft Word-based file for future organizational reference.
  • Arranged committee meetings and took meeting minutes while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Recorded committee meeting minutes and implemented communications with committee volunteers.
  • Prepared meeting minutes, and memorandums for organizational support.
  • Participated in Resource Development Committee meetings and produced the meeting minutes.

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11. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Fostered business development in economically depressed areas in Illinois by collaborating with financial institutions, community organizations, and small businesses.
  • Researched and prepared company's executives to participate in international business development conferences with Middle Eastern countries.
  • Participated in business development meetings to ensure effective communication across headquarters departments and field offices.
  • Monitored daily performance against business development and profitability objectives.
  • Promote Business development public image in the community.
  • Spearheaded business development efforts related to the MSHDA Property Improvement Program that boosted loan closings from 5 to 30-45 per month.
  • Established and maintained accurate and timely records of activities and pipeline of new business development efforts for over 100 clients.
  • Increased revenue by overseeing New Business Development and growing 30% over prior year.
  • Managed over 200 refugee clients in pursuing IRC goals of business development and employment.
  • Compiled New Bedford artist directory used to market business development services to creative enterprises and artists.
  • Lead business development efforts for the Motiso Center for Minority Entrepreneurship.
  • Developed four community training curriculums with staff members related to savings & credit, record keeping, and small business development.
  • Initiate group ideation sessions which lead to innovative ideas for business development.

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12. Community Development

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Here's how Community Development is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Developed training resources and organizational development tools and manuals for local NGO capacity building, community development and civil society-based programs.
  • Developed and implemented Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program for professionals working in the built environment and community development.
  • Incorporated quarterly training to over 1,800 employees on community development programs primarily to Retail and Commercial lending departments.
  • Reviewed/assessed/implemented community development initiatives to improve quality of life for residents.
  • Worked closely supporting the Community Development Manager and Executive Manager.
  • See description of Senior Community Development Officer
  • Engaged in community development projects in the surrounding villages in an effort to combat the cycle of severe poverty.
  • Administered a $14 million Enterprise in Community Development project, through 13 sub grants.
  • Led a group of Community Development Specialists at all four targeted provinces.
  • Negotiated multi-million dollar grants based on financial, economic and community development indicators and sustainability plans.
  • Interpreted data topologies to apply to community development trends.
  • Worked in the field with CDCs (Community Development Consultants) and youth committees.
  • Prepare short and long term plans of activities under community development section.

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13. Strategic Plan

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Here's how Strategic Plan is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Involved in strategic planning and coordination of numerous standards projects including the Canadian electronic health records initiative.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented program monitoring, outcomes measurement, and strategic planning initiatives.
  • Collaborated with leadership team to structure and implement strategic plans for growth and sustainability.
  • Engaged in neighborhood outreach and strategic planning efforts to stabilize depressed communities.
  • Participated in strategic planning for the growth of development operations.
  • Participated in strategic planning for the development department.
  • Developed strategic planning for national restructuring.
  • Administrated a community-wide strategic planning process.
  • Performed strategic planning for volunteer recruitment.
  • Formalized corporate strategic planning process.
  • Engaged in all initiatives of Development Office, including solicitations, event planning and implementation, strategic planning, and outreach.
  • Participate in strategic planning initiatives including product development, employee training, marketing, sales and community outreach.
  • Command representative in the development of a capability based strategic planning process for the U.S. special operations command.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the marketing plan in support of the council's strategic plan.
  • Work with team members and City staff to prepare presentations and develop strategic plans for project completion.
  • Created and executed strategic plans to increase awareness, retention and develop new avenues of support.
  • Partnered with board of trustees and senior staff for the implementation of the annual strategic plan.
  • Work with Director of Annual Giving on annual strategic planning and budget for the department.
  • Identified foundation and government funding opportunities in line with and beyond current strategic plans.
  • Developed a Major Donor strategic plan, including donor analysis and research.

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14. Annual Reports

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Here's how Annual Reports is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Directed synergistic media relations, along with annual reports and scholastic calendars.
  • Collected and compiled financial and project data; summarized the data for monthly, quarterly and annual reports issued to donors.
  • Coordinated the agency's public relations efforts including newsletters, news releases, brochures, annual reports and video presentations.
  • Researched grant programs and plans; coordinated grant preparation, grant application writing, and annual reports to granting agencies.
  • Supported human rights mandate-holders to draft and send annual reports to the General Assembly and Human Rights Council.
  • Generated annual reports and utilized data to motivate and educate clients, community groups, and organizations.
  • Created numerous content pieces, annual reports, presentations, collateral pieces, and membership materials.
  • Managed and evaluated grants, budgets, progress and annual reports in Southeast Asia.
  • Maintained Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Bi-Annual and Annual Reports.
  • Managed team and led design of annual reports as well as marketing collateral.
  • Prepared materials for annual reports, capital campaigns, and other publications.
  • Prepared annual reports, created city brochures and leaflets and newsletters.
  • Generated fundraising reports for executive director and annual reports to major donors.
  • Conceptualized and created communication materials such as Annual Reports, fundraising strategies, and plans.
  • Co-ordinated activities of NGOs in the Municipality * Wrote and submitted quarterly and annual reports on construction projects.

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15. Development Activities

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Here's how Development Activities is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Participated in Packaging Development activities from conceptualization to commercial production with respect to functionality, appearance, cost-effective production.
  • Worked with appropriate staff across the department to integrate campaign efforts with other development activities
  • Supported campus-wide development activities gaining thorough knowledge of their individual needs and funding opportunities.
  • Track and report donor information and development activities according to prescribe procedures.
  • Evaluated development activities to determine effectiveness and inform improvements to learning programs.
  • Partner with high level volunteers to implement donor development activities where appropriate.
  • Served as West Baltimore Coordinator for Housing and Community Development activities.
  • Job responsibility * Plan and implement the agricultural development activities.
  • Initiated and implemented development activities status tracking system.
  • Implemented and managed the annual giving campaign and development activities.
  • Provide market intelligence to Brand, Retail and Regional Managers on retail development activities including those of competing brands.
  • Presented weekly reports on the development activities concerned with Rugby in the Bengaluru area.
  • Managed pre-development activities of 250,000 square foot shopping center during zoning and financing.
  • Tracked and projected revenue from development activities; aligned budget to overall fundraising strategy.

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16. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Provided excellent customer service while collaborating one-on-one with more than 20 community volunteers, regional presidents, board and cabinet members.
  • Provided excellent customer service to every potential donor, every time.
  • Accomplished bank customer service operations by orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, and coaching mortgage representatives and department personnel.
  • Provided excellent customer service by responding in a professional and timely manner to inquiries and issues.
  • Directed Manager of Customer Service on daily priorities; Solve and report service failures to Senior Executives
  • Provide customer service to members of the Credit Union by performing financial transactions and services.
  • Completed in depth training in customer service, sales, fund raising and phone techniques.
  • Provide excellent customer service to ensure repeat business and resulting in continued revenue growth.
  • Provided event management, customer service and built relationships with vendors and donors.
  • Fostered a high level of customer service by communication credit decisions with dealers.
  • Insured World Class Customer Service at all times with current and prospective customers.
  • Motivate staff members and volunteers to produce quality and excellent customer service.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service for all the clients.
  • Promoted excellence in customer service, cross-selling, and account management.
  • Deliver high quality customer service to all constituents.
  • Provide top-notch customer service for clients with financial analysis needs Develop knowledge of company products, policies and procedures and underwriting requirements
  • Provide excellent customer service while recognizing solutions basedbank products.
  • Controlled the month ly audit and management reporting, VIP customer service, and community relations projects.
  • Called alumni for donations to UWM Phone and computer skills Communication/ Customer service skills

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17. HIV

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Here's how HIV is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Lived in-community and conducted field research to identify and evaluate community-led mechanisms used to address HIV/AIDS in rural Zimbabwe.
  • Managed local records library to archive and process scientific protocols and reports and laboratory notebooks.
  • Collaborated to conduct focused group discussion among HIV/AIDS infected patients.
  • Organized and facilitated 3 life skills camps held at community schools that emphasized HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.
  • Trained 456 local men and women on beehive management, honey harvesting, and value addition practices.
  • Spread awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention by organizing and facilitating workshops for 100+ Tongan youth.
  • Assist in the organization of a Sub-regional conference on Conflict and HIV/AIDS in Africa.
  • Monitored the improvement of students' knowledge of HIV/AIDS and prevention methods.
  • Obtained the first NYC grant to support HIV/AIDS social services.
  • Lead on evaluation of CORE Initiative, a multi-country HIV/AIDS prevention and control program, mandated by Presidential Management Initiative.
  • Supported fellow coaches in teaching girls to prevent HIV/AIDS and malaria Initiated and led an Art/Life

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18. Program Development

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Here's how Program Development is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Involved in extensive business and community collaboration and partnership development as well as resource and program development.
  • Program Development: Reviewing existing program materials and identifying areas of improvement.
  • Evaluate programs and makes recommendations for program development.
  • Lead staff person for strategic planning, program development and evaluation for new and existing single family and multifamily loan products.
  • Introduced 3 new major accounts and spearheaded new program development in first year, while maintaining and stewarding existing account portfolio.
  • Collaborate and supported the Executive Director and the Board of Directors with resource development and program development strategies.
  • Program development, implementation, management and grant writing for local hunger, health and education initiatives.
  • Provided strategic direction in new program development to staff in Asia and Latin America.
  • Mentored and supported regional blood centers and chapters in areas of new program development.
  • Assured proper planning including goal setting, strategy identification, benchmarking and evaluation to support program development.
  • Served as assessor and program development member for the Management Skills Assessment Program.
  • Facilitated program development for international aid organization: recruited staff, coordinated volunteers, support fieldstaff, fundraised over $25,000/year.
  • Community-Based Program Development Implemented Medicaid insurance enrollment program targeting 2400 Asian American and Latinas families.

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19. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Assisted youth in locating and connecting with community resources to adequately address service needs based on individualized plan of care.
  • Make referrals for specialized services to other community resources and act as re-entry liaison for participants re-entering community after incarceration.
  • Coordinated community resources and energized community to focus on need to provide affordable housing Complete work history available upon request.
  • Document community resources to help strengthen community awareness and recognition of services and supports for youth.
  • Provide financial assistance and community resources to help low income residents gain personal and economic self-sufficiency.
  • Create opportunities for growth for young adults through partnership with community personnel and utilizing community resources

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20. Training Programs

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Here's how Training Programs is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Developed individual training programs specific to areas of deficiencies and implemented with individual players.
  • Develop and cultivate self-generated referral sources, assist in coordinating marketing and training programs.
  • Developed and implemented new curricula, training programs and enhanced institutional branding.
  • Conducted training programs and mentored fieldworkers to improve skills and competence in a range of areas relating to early intervention.
  • Prepared staff to sell products and services by studying products and services benefits; conducting training programs; customer orientation.
  • Organized and implemented training programs to meet the needs of the department and as required by the Canadian government.
  • Co-led year-long leadership training programs, board meetings and trips to Israel designed to encourage introspection and discussion.
  • Conducted continuing studies, research and training programs necessary to evolve plans and programs for implementation.
  • Transferred learned knowledge to team members by developing, coordinating, and conducting research training programs.
  • Informed businesses, the labor board and the public about training programs through various Media.
  • Represented the organization and the country to numerous training programs locally and abroad.
  • Conducted needs assessments, identified mentors and created or revised training programs.
  • Play instrumental roles in the growth of Maryland Aviation Administration training programs.
  • Deliver training programs as per the human resources skills audit plan.
  • Developed field training programs for private foundation staff and non-profit managers.
  • Plan, develop and manage various training programs.

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21. Ngos

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Here's how Ngos is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Initiate and support collaborative efforts with community-based organizations, local government development institutions, NGOs and local initiates.
  • Participate in community based food nutrition workshops organized by MOFA staff, beneficiaries and other NGOs.
  • Conducted NGO development and organizational development training for over 50 local NGOs.
  • Coordinate the registration and supervision of CBOs, NGOs Service providers and other stakeholdersviii.
  • Linkaged and networked with departments of all Kayunga District Local government, CBOs, NGOs Service providers and entire community

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22. Development Projects

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Here's how Development Projects is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Designed agricultural research, primary education, comprehensive democratic development and integrated rural development projects; negotiated grant agreements.
  • Coordinated development projects with City and Federal Governments, and private developers.
  • Directed all facets of residential and mixed-used real estate development projects.
  • Led all organizational development projects.
  • Worked in and led international proposal teams to design and write proposals for development projects in Latin America and Asia.
  • Led training related to institutional support and capacity development projects at the Ministry of Women's Affairs.
  • Provided project planning, implementation, administration and evaluation for HPN and WID development projects.
  • Directed development projects and property acquisitions in Washington, DC and Northern Virginia.
  • Define and implement career development projects for foreign women.
  • Created policies and procedures to support all development projects.
  • In-charged in the monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
  • Propose and submits budgets on proposed development projects.
  • Managed website updates and new web development projects.
  • Evaluate and underwrite potential real estate development projects, including green-field and infill development and repositioning.
  • Manage single- and multi-unit real estate development projects.

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23. Promotional Materials

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Here's how Promotional Materials is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated public relations campaign and edited promotional materials for publication.
  • Developed business proposals, marketing, and promotional materials.
  • Compiled and disseminated promotional materials to increase awareness.
  • Developed marketing ideas for promotional materials.
  • Design promotional materials, both digitally and for print, including: posters, brochures, newsletters and the annual report.
  • Create and distribute unique promotional materials; Conceptualize and coordinate innovative fundraiser endeavors (e.g.

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24. Corporate Sponsors

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Here's how Corporate Sponsors is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Managed grant seeking, grants management and corporate sponsorship activities and support other staff in related sustainability and development activities.
  • Worked with internal stakeholders to develop and administer a signature campaign for individual support and corporate sponsorship.
  • Managed new corporate sponsorship implementations and renewals, benefiting both capital campaign and annual operating budgets.
  • Prospected community/corporate sponsors; secured partnerships/funding channels through cold calling & networking.
  • Spearheaded efforts in attracting corporate sponsorship for exhibits and programs.
  • Secured corporate sponsors for annual fundraisers.
  • Led corporate sponsorship for all Federation events, including The Main Event, Jewish Heritage Night, and Circle of Partners.
  • Raised funds from corporate sponsors for the International Library and Information Services in Astronomy (LISA) conference.
  • Managed relationships with 50 corporate sponsors to retain and build partnerships for annual campaigns and events.
  • Involved with ongoing grant writing efforts to secure foundation grants and corporate sponsors.
  • Educated individual and corporate sponsors on the mission of the American Red Cross.
  • Doubled corporate sponsorship/involvement for the shelter's largest event, Mutts Strut.
  • Implemented first corporate sponsorship program and surpassed goal of securing $50k.
  • Managed all special events including annual gala generating [ ] in revenue from individuals, corporate sponsors and philanthropic supporters.
  • Designed and implemented a corporate sponsorship structure for training programs that secured nearly $100,000 in sponsorships in 2009.
  • Secure corporate sponsorships and donations in conjunction with Board Members and Volunteers, for various events and projects.
  • Acquired 30 corporate sponsorships for annual gala that raised more than $1.5 million over two years.
  • Prepared marketing proposals that secured more $63,000 in corporate sponsorships and $30,000 in in-kind gifts.
  • Major gifts, grant application writing, planned giving, donor recognition, and corporate sponsorships.
  • Responsibled for the management and growth of individual giving and corporate sponsorship.

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25. Economic Development

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Here's how Economic Development is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Supported and coordinated regional economic development projects to achieve exceptional results and ongoing financial growth for the city and administration.
  • Conduct Capacity Development Workshops with communities to generate Business Ideas Development and Business Models for local economic development initiatives.
  • Established and managed a database of community based organizations, community assets, stakeholders, local economic development initiatives.
  • Co-authored several white papers on land trusts, worker cooperatives and economic development.
  • Assisted local and state economic development agencies with business attraction and retention.
  • Led training sessions for and mentored new Community Economic Development volunteers.
  • Provided expert economic development assistance to businesses of all sizes.
  • Trained, developed, and organized sustainable economic development programs
  • Assisted businesses with economic development.
  • Contribute in the preparation of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the seven counties in GEODC's Economic Development District.
  • Worked with city officials, Economic Development Board, and Independent School District to establish incentives to attract new development
  • Assist in directing economic development planning activities for city, state and region.
  • Coordinated the development of the region's Overall Economic Development Plan.
  • Coordinated building development and expansion projects from concept through execution, and created a benchmarking plan for major economic development programs.
  • Analysed financial and economic development in international markets to serve as reference for program consultation.

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26. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Obtained foundation and business support for general operations and special projects.
  • Coordinated special projects including a capital campaign funding major renovations to the agency's drug treatment facility North Star.
  • Manage, lead and oversee the implementation of 30+ capital and special projects in seven neighborhoods within San Jose.
  • Worked with the Deans from the four academic units and the library on their special projects.
  • Provided support for numerous special projects within the company and with region employees.
  • Developed and tracked budgets for all Foundation special projects and events.
  • Assisted upper management in special projects and tasks as requested.
  • Managed special projects, donor-restricted funds, and donor database.
  • Led/managed a Special Projects Unit of over 100 people.
  • Prepared Grants for special projects and funding
  • Assisted the Executive Director of Development with special projects for the Departments of Medicine and Surgery and the Health System.
  • Acquired sponsors and developed special projects and event fundraising, annual appeal and all membership mailings and events.
  • Prepared special projects for the University of Pennsylvania Health System Development team.

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27. Development Department

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Here's how Development Department is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Monitor progress of Resource Development department activities, particularly SPC promotion and distribution; prepare and submit progress reports.
  • Supported all development department activities including event planning and volunteer management.
  • Managed administrative staff for the Fund Development Department.
  • Provide development department content for social media platforms.
  • Manage email marketing for development department.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Development department by supervising team members to ensure efficient work- flow.
  • Head of a franchise development department of a newly launched security guard franchise.
  • Work with the rest of the Development Department on overall solicitation strategy.
  • Led Product Development department post departure of prior management and staff.
  • Restructured development department to increase fundraising efficiency.

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28. Press Releases

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Here's how Press Releases is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Assist in Grant writing and proposals, Press Releases and communication with media Design, write and distribute monthly online newsletter.
  • Designed and oversaw the production of all major publications, including quarterly newsletter, press releases, and special mailings.
  • Planned and organized events, press releases served as liaison to the public.
  • Drafted grant proposals and press releases, published and edited quarterly newsletters.
  • Drafted press releases, quarterly newsletter and the planned giving brochure.
  • Press releases, newsletters, publications, and all marketing materials
  • Created and implemented all fundraising and marketing appeals including: social media, e-newsletter, press releases and direct mail.
  • Drafted publicity material for local newspapers, internet webpage, and press releases.

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29. Curriculum Development

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Here's how Curriculum Development is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Analyzed technical training needs, assisted in curriculum development, prepared course material and instructed students in a classroom environment.
  • Administer Faculty and Curriculum Development grant processes; including providing information to potential applicants, organizing grant review and processing paperwork.
  • Consult with Program Manager and other key stakeholders to manage curriculum development process from scope through evaluation.
  • Managed daily operations, curriculum development, policy development, accreditation, and recruiting and hiring.
  • Assisted training new staff in positive youth development, classroom and behavior management and curriculum development
  • Conducted classroom and field training of new and established sales representatives, including curriculum development

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30. Technical Assistance

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Here's how Technical Assistance is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Provide operational strategies and technical assistance to further build program capacity and assist the executive director with program development.
  • Provide technical assistance and emergency trouble shooting to contractor's and community based organizations and businesses.
  • Provided the technical assistance necessary to establish and implement uniform grants administration policies institution wide.
  • Interact with project sponsors in explaining program requirements and provides technical assistance as required.
  • Provide technical assistance for best practices in instruction delivery and professional development.
  • Secured $300,000 Congressional appropriation for technical assistance to improve skills for 60 staff.
  • Provided technical assistance to businesses located in economically depressed communities in areas of loan packaging, financial counseling and management procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance and support in all phases of the AmeriCorps grantprocess.
  • Executed multiple aspects of development projects Worked with business organizations to further commercial district revitalization Provided technical assistance to small business owners
  • Provide technical assistance to IMCI staff and other collaborating agencies such as MOH, CBOs, and local NGOs etc.

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31. Facebook

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Here's how Facebook is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Implemented social media marketing utilizing Facebook, Twitter, and GoToMeeting; leveraged digital media extensively to build relations.
  • Elevated 'likes' of St. Ann's Facebook % while creating posts that reached over 3,200 individuals.
  • Researched ways to use social networking tools such as Facebook to raise visibility and funds.
  • Managed Social Media to include Facebook and the foundation Website to increase brand awareness.
  • Created Facebook, Twitter and blogs for local walks to increase event visibility.
  • Developed strategies for the use of new media, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Spearheaded social marketing with Facebook groups, advertising, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Created and managed social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Utilized social networking tools (e.g., facebook, twitter, blogging) for public relations purposes.
  • Created and managed several official SPSU alumni networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Write content for and manage the Boston Athen um Twitter feed and Facebook page.

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32. Development Staff

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Here's how Development Staff is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Consult and collaborate with campaign volunteers, administration and development staff to identify interest areas of major gift prospects.
  • Improved access to project information for communications and development staff.
  • Provided concise briefings on information gathered on prospects and donors for use by volunteers, DFCI leadership, and development staff.
  • Worked with VP of Development to manage and oversee flow and operations of development staff.
  • Supervised Project staff, Upgrade Loan staff, Development staff, and support staff.
  • Worked to direct and train Development staff on budget needs and overall development practices.
  • Hired and managed development staff, education outreach workers and consultants.
  • Worked collaboratively with executive director, development staff and Board development committee to create and implement successful fundraising campaigns.
  • Collaborated with Development Staff to submit grant proposals and reports, totaling 1.2 million dollars.

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33. Development Office

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Here's how Development Office is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Promoted to development officer to build relationships with borrowers by educating participants on product features and benefits
  • Reported to and provided comprehensive executive-level support to the Chief Development Officer.
  • Mentored Associate Development Officers and Leadership Giving Officers; Supervised Development Assistants.
  • Doubled incoming grant revenue as Development Officer by aggressively applying for funding.
  • Joined as Publications Associate and quickly earned promotion to Development Officer.
  • Mentored Client Development Officer's on selling CitiFinancial Auto products.
  • Established a development office foundation /donor research library.
  • Created Development Officer position and defined responsibilities.
  • Advised the Development Officer and the Detachment Commander on the allocation of development funds, hiring contractors, and business owners.
  • Served as Development Officer in the Northeast Region overseeing Trustee Stewardship, Donor Development and Major Gift Prospecting in 13 States.
  • Position: Gift Development Officer Duties: Increased retention of donors and raised 116% of goal in current fiscal year.
  • Course development Officer for the Command Sergeant Major and Armor Non-Commissioned Officer Instructor Qualification Courses in support of the U.A.E.
  • Force Development Officer responsible for all Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations worldwide force structure in a newly established Command.
  • Worked as a livestock development officer at government of Nepal, Ministry of Livestock Development for 5 months.
  • Expanded/diversified business of a small, private international urban planning firm, while serving as Project Development Officer.
  • Serve as a mentor and provide strategic guidance to Development Officers and other team members as appropriate.
  • Worked with Chief Development Officer in staffing the Brigham and Women's Hospital Trust Board.
  • Promoted from a Student Assistant to a Student Development Officer in less than 6 months.
  • Served as acting Development Officer, Leadership Gifts, for permanent Development Officer on leave.
  • Assisted other Cadet Development Officers with their male cadets when outside the male dormitories.

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34. Annual Campaign

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Here's how Annual Campaign is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Collaborated with other departments on the Annual Campaign and volunteer leadership development
  • Supported employees during the Pikes Peak United Way annual campaign, contributing to the $5.5 million raised in 2006.
  • Designed and implemented annual campaign direct mailing to over 2,500 recipients that raised over $20,000 in two months.
  • Cultivated relationships with key community and regional prospects, and built a strong annual campaign and donor gift portfolio.
  • Developed a strong leadership that helped raise over $780,000 for the Annual Campaign each year.
  • Secure new and increased gifts for the annual campaign and long-term initiative efforts.
  • Supervised 11 volunteers who solicited funds for the Annual Campaign.
  • Develop and monitor annual campaign goals.
  • Increased annual campaign by 40%.
  • Supervised a team of parent volunteers and staff to run 2009-2010 ECE Annual Campaign to generate record-breaking $427,000.
  • Managed annual campaign efforts which solicited 25,000 employees and external donors raising $500,000 each year.
  • Manage all major fund- raising activities, including annual campaign and home raffle.
  • Continued Development Officer responsibilities Development Officer Prepared an annual campaign plan inclusive of goals, objectives, calendar, and budget.

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35. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Implemented highly personalized portfolio management, including: face-to-face meetings, phone calls, handwritten correspondence and emails.
  • Provide follow-up via phone calls and/or in- person meetings to further cultivate relationships with potential major donors.
  • Foster personal relationships with major donors through one-on-one meetings and phone calls.
  • Provided administrative/secretarial support to all departments; such as routing telephone calls and managing incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Answered/screened phone calls, directed clients/visitors and performed other related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Achieved revenue goals*Answered incoming telephone calls and actively sold classified advertising to meet expected objectives.

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36. CRM

low Demand
Here's how CRM is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Managed databases (CRM), as well as executed the opening of bank accounts abroad, for the company.
  • Performed data entry and vetting of data, built queries and reports via CRM database.
  • Utilize and manage CRM databases (SalesForce & WealthEngine) with 15,000+ contacts.
  • Create meaningful reports using CRM tools designed to identify departmental strengths and opportunities.
  • Manage donor stewardship activities, CRM update, and grant administration.
  • Managed the new business generation process and tracking using Goldmine CRM.
  • Analyzed and tracked donors using multiple CRM tools.

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37. HR

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Here's how HR is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Source development opportunities through acquisition, equity financing, construction financing, permanent financing, contractor sourcing, and construction management.
  • Managed outreach initiative to engage current and prospective donors through the planning, coordination and implementation of events and educational programs.
  • Represent chapter at community and corporate events in Santa Clara county, developing relationships with key stakeholders in corporate philanthropy.
  • Merchandised and managed art direction and production of numerous product catalogs throughout all stages of development and production.
  • Managed a portfolio of over 1,000 Mercy Corps donors through stewardship activities including individual outreach and cultivation events.
  • Worked with Executive Director to develop annual strategic plan and accompanying modified zero-sum budget for three foundations.
  • Initiate and cultivate relationships with corporations and foundations whose philanthropic interests intersect with ASNC s programming areas.
  • Maintained and established positive relationships with government ministries, presidential administrations and embassies throughout Latin America.
  • Hired/managed three development staff members including an Events Planner, Alumni Relations Manager and Administrative Assistant.
  • Marketed organization through development of messages, materials and programs to promote organizational initiatives and branding.
  • Identified prospects and contributed to strategic development to move prospects through multiple stages leading to solicitation.
  • Managed community development efforts for the Latin Portfolio through charitable foundations and project coordination.
  • Developed relationships with physicians to create awareness of Philanthropic needs for the hospital.
  • Co-chaired a Corporate Philanthropic Committee that approved charitable funding to over 200 nonprofits.
  • Participate in Philanthropy committees and donor relationship building activities, as necessary.
  • Conducted qualitative research on barriers to community development through key informant interviews.
  • Co-chaired promotions committee influencing increased donations through enhanced publicity and employee engagement.
  • Supervised three construction inspectors, the construction administration specialist and one assistant.
  • Secured private support for important University needs through ensured up-to-date information.
  • Procured travel authorization approvals electronically through system, created travel vouchers.

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38. Committee Meetings

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Here's how Committee Meetings is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Facilitated all committee meetings including marketing and sponsorship.
  • Attend select tournament committee meetings and attend select JF Golf tournaments as volunteer to assist with event day activities.
  • Managed groups of up to 80 young adults in planning, coordinating and implementing committee meetings and events.
  • Report the results of village development committee meetings and make recommendations to the company based on these findings.
  • Provided support to board of directors; attended board and committee meetings.
  • Planned committee meetings for major donors on the Wildlife Health Sciences Committee.
  • Planned and executed steering committee meetings of the Foundation.
  • Managed and facilitated quarterly board members' committee meetings.
  • Work with two staff-assisted events and attend committee meetings.
  • Manage event committee meetings and volunteers.
  • Attend board meetings and committee meetings - update the BOD on fundraising progress.

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39. Staff Members

low Demand
Here's how Staff Members is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Directed design, execution, and results analysis & presentation of the engagement survey for 10K staff members.
  • Assist with recruiting, training and development of new staff members and volunteers.
  • Supervised two staff members responsible for program support.
  • Managed International Board Development Committee and reported to Investment Committee Supervised two staff members and multiple consultants.
  • Engage board members, staff members, and volunteers in institutional and corporate fundraising efforts.
  • Developed and trained staff members to handle positions of greater responsibility managing and facilitating Leadership Team Building events.

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40. Corporate Donors

low Demand
Here's how Corporate Donors is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Conducted cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities for current foundation and corporate donors.
  • Identified prospective corporate donors and initiated personal visits on and off campus.
  • Identified, cultivated and solicited prospective foundation and corporate donors.
  • Created and presented comprehensive proposals to corporate donors and prospects.
  • Procured $5K-$25K grants from new and lapsed foundation and corporate donors, in addition to legislative grants.
  • Managed a portfolio of foundation & corporate donors ranging from $5,000-$100,000 plus.
  • Established and grew portfolio of corporate donors through assessment, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Solicited and engaged new corporate donors and raised over $1.5 million annually.
  • Cultivated sustainable donor relationships with local and national corporate donors for Rady Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network.
  • Direct, personal solicitation of individual and corporate donors, and sponsorships.

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41. Annual Budget

low Demand
Here's how Annual Budget is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Prepared estimates of annual budgets for government; Gave recommendations on adopting modern efficiency based budget approaches to budget preparation.
  • Prepare annual budget and supporting documents justifying request.
  • Prepared annual budget for Human Development program.
  • Developed and managed multiple annual budgets.
  • Provided sound fiscal management and oversight of $400K annual budget, accounting for all funds.
  • Maintained the USA office of an international non-profit with an annual budget of 1.5 million
  • Work with SVP to develop annual budget and strategic goals.
  • Increased the annual budget by 28%.

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42. Annual Gala

low Demand
Here's how Annual Gala is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated all aspects of annual gala event, exceeding goals for two years and successful in raising $178,000 in 2007.
  • Increased revenues for annual gala by 20% and exceeded foundation challenge grant for ChoirMasters major donors program by 25%.
  • Raised over $1 million dollars for the 2007 annual gala, a 30% increase over the previous year.
  • Managed and solicited gifts including face-to-face and phone solicitations for the golf outing, opera night and annual gala.
  • Collaborated with the marketing department to brand the annual gala, IGNITE, now in its second year.
  • Directed Volunteer committees for Annual Gala, Development Board and Brew at the Zoo.
  • Volunteered at organization functions: Annual Gala, Golf Tournament, Poker Tournament.
  • Increased net income from the annual gala by more than 30%.
  • Managed event consultant and event assistant in the production of Annual Gala.
  • Planned and implemented annual gala and other fundraising events.
  • Organized fundraising campaigns and annual gala dinner.

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43. Corporate Partners

low Demand
Here's how Corporate Partners is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Oversee Corporate Partners program, which includes discovering and soliciting new business prospects, cultivating and stewarding existing relationships.
  • Identified and initiated business development strategies and technology vehicles instrumental in developing corporate partnerships and volunteer incentives
  • Deliver presentations and participate in speaking engagements to recruit corporate partners and cultivate new relationships.
  • Connected corporate partners and grantees with leadership, visibility, professional development and networking opportunities.
  • Cultivated and managed donor relationships, and recruited volunteers from corporate partners.
  • Develop, implement and execute year round corporate partnership strategies to increase financial support of UWKC.
  • Played a leadership role in cultivating new and existing corporate partners and Association donors.
  • Utilize and service a portfolio of corporate partnerships, foundations and individual donors.
  • Explore licensing activities and special promotions with Corporate Partners.
  • Target and solicit corporate partnerships for CCK.
  • Raised $2.5 million for Joslin Diabetes Center through corporate partnerships, caused-related marketing programs and individual donors.
  • Develop strategy to raise $140K+ from individuals and corporate partners at organization s fundraising breakfast.

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44. Project Proposals

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Here's how Project Proposals is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Prepared and assessed project proposals and identified fresh opportunities to optimize human resource activities.
  • Identify and formulate project proposals for Ministerial considerations.
  • Prepared project proposals and present them to donor agencies to get funds to assist in implementing community projects.
  • Created and maintained files; wrote project proposals and summary reports.
  • Review of project proposals and feasibility studies submitted for funding.
  • Job description: wrote project proposals for training, research and direct services)

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45. Data Entry

low Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Use appropriate procedures and techniques to ensure accuracy of computer data entry and accuracy of medicines being dispensed.
  • Supervised the Membership Coordinator as they completed data entry and membership sales entry into Raiser s Edge.
  • Created and enforced data entry policies and procedures.
  • Trained staff on Raiser's Edge data entry.
  • Performed Millennium data entry, developed, edited, and produced communications, reports and presentation materials for internal and external audiences
  • Implement new gift processing procedures increasing accuracy and efficiency of data entry.

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46. Database

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Here's how Database is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Established a microcomputer software database exchange program between seven major commands, other military services and federal agencies.
  • Managed donor database by entering and updating all appropriate information pertaining to donors and donations.
  • Worked closely with Database Manager to record/report all financial contributions and in-kind gifts.
  • Coordinate all development administrative activities, including management of Raiser s Edge database.
  • Investigated integrity of database records, saving organization thousands of dollars.
  • Communicated with agencies to update and maintain community resource database.
  • Established process to keep database records organized and efficient.
  • Oversee donor database, updating information and recognizing contributions.
  • Maintain and research database containing project development portfolio.
  • Managed event calendars and numerous databases.
  • Project manager for volunteer/ partner database.
  • Updated database of alumni demographic information.
  • Learned and successfully used development database.
  • Directed maintenance of donor databases.
  • Managed, maintained accurate records and reported on organizational and program performance metrics, using the database software Raiser's Edge.
  • Revamped agency's website, communications channels and donor database systems and processes to increase function and lower or eliminate cost.
  • Assisted in the preparation of standardize text to be included in a database for easy retrieval and update as appropriate.
  • Field incoming issues from end users to resolve application and software issues within servers, databases and other mission-critical systems.
  • Designed and programmed an Access Database that is used by the WINFAX system and by the yearly ETAA Company Directory.
  • Maintained database of grant prospects and proposal text, as well as proposal files on institutional programs and projects.

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47. In-Kind Donations

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Here's how In-Kind Donations is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Secure in-kind donations to reduce costs and increase community involvement and engagement.
  • Implemented systems for seamless management of in-kind donations.
  • Increased gift-in-kind donations by 49% from $580,852 in 1998 to $865,950 in 1999.
  • Administer special event planning, including in-kind donations and sponsorships for the event.
  • Solicited cash and in-kind donations and sponsorships from individual, and business.
  • Assisted the Volunteer and Donations Coordinator with event management and processing in-kind donations

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48. Program Staff

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Here's how Program Staff is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Collaborated with program staff to prepared planning reports including the quarterly implementation work/action plans.
  • Recruited in-country program staff through phone and in-person interviews
  • Coordinated with London based and global program staff in order to write and submit high value public sector funding bids supporting.
  • Advised University faculty, development officers, and program staff about the University's grant-seeking process.
  • Worked with program staff and institutional partners to develop the Year One Performance Milestone Plan.
  • Assist in drafting Grant proposals, in coordination with Grants Managers and program staff.
  • Set prospect and update meetings for executive and program staff.
  • Helped program staff to develop and fund new programs.
  • Draft Grant proposals, in coordination with Grants Managers, program staff and/or PRTs, for submission for approval process.
  • Worked closely with senior program staff throughout the Society to achieve our fundraising goal and further the mission of WCS.

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49. Twitter

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Here's how Twitter is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Capitalized on social media strategies including Twitter to drive prospect interest.
  • Drafted cohesive and integrated online and offline marketing materials and email and Twitter outreach.
  • Maintained donor information using Donor Perfect Online and update content through social media outlets, FB and Twitter.
  • Integrated Back end as a Service tools such as Parse.com, MVC frameworks, HTML5 mobile frameworks, Twitter Bootstrap.
  • Conceptualized and marketed Maya brand; managed social media presence across multiple platforms, including Twitter and FB.
  • Created and managed HDSA Twitter account.

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50. Liaise

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Here's how Liaise is used in Development Officer jobs:
  • Liaised with cross-functional internal staff at all levels, and trained staff in products and services.
  • Researched and liaised with prospective corporate, foundation, government, and individual donors.
  • Liaised with A-List celebrities and high profile musicians on behalf of the foundation.
  • Liaised with external tutors to obtain feedback and exam predictions for trainees.
  • Liaised with CIDA offices including field offices and headquarters in Ottawa.
  • Liaised with management in regard to compliance issues; provide counseling.
  • Liaised with foundation program officers, staff, and trustees.
  • Liaised with honorees and their staff on event schedule.
  • Liaised with journal designer on layout.
  • Obtained quotes, permits, coordinated contracts, conducted site visits, liaised and organized event vendors.
  • Performed field and farmer visit Liaised with vendors and farmers Led workshops with farmers

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20 Most Common Skill for a Development Officer

Donor Database30.2%
Alumni10.5%
Major Gifts10.4%
Financial Support9.7%
Special Events7.9%
Annual Fund3.9%
Community Outreach3.3%
Capital Campaign2.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Development Officer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Donor Database
Donor Database
23.7%
23.7%
2
2
Alumni
Alumni
8.3%
8.3%
3
3
Major Gifts
Major Gifts
8.1%
8.1%
4
4
Financial Support
Financial Support
7.6%
7.6%
5
5
Special Events
Special Events
6.2%
6.2%
6
6
Annual Fund
Annual Fund
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
Community Outreach
Community Outreach
2.6%
2.6%
8
8
Capital Campaign
Capital Campaign
2.2%
2.2%
9
9
Government Agencies
Government Agencies
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Business Development
Business Development
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
Community Development
Community Development
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Annual Reports
Annual Reports
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Development Activities
Development Activities
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
HIV
HIV
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Program Development
Program Development
1%
1%
19
19
Community Resources
Community Resources
1%
1%
20
20
Training Programs
Training Programs
1%
1%
21
21
Ngos
Ngos
1%
1%
22
22
Development Projects
Development Projects
1%
1%
23
23
Promotional Materials
Promotional Materials
1%
1%
24
24
Corporate Sponsors
Corporate Sponsors
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Economic Development
Economic Development
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Development Department
Development Department
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Press Releases
Press Releases
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Technical Assistance
Technical Assistance
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Facebook
Facebook
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Development Staff
Development Staff
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Development Office
Development Office
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Annual Campaign
Annual Campaign
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
CRM
CRM
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
HR
HR
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Committee Meetings
Committee Meetings
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Corporate Donors
Corporate Donors
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Annual Gala
Annual Gala
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Corporate Partners
Corporate Partners
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Project Proposals
Project Proposals
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Database
Database
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
In-Kind Donations
In-Kind Donations
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Program Staff
Program Staff
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Twitter
Twitter
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Liaise
Liaise
0.5%
0.5%

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