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Director of Development

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Director of Development


Clothes To Kids, Inc.


Tampa, FL, USA

Primary Job Function

Development / Fundraising, Event Planning, Marketing / Communications

Type of Position


Education Requirement

Master's Degree

Experience Requirement

1-3 years, 3-5 years

Salary Range

$65,001 - $80,000

Salary Terms


Remote Options

In-Person / In-Office (Not Remote)

How to Apply:

Email resume to Amanda Saft, with the subject line of: OPEN POSITION: Director of Development. No phone calls, please.

Description / Details:

The Director of Development is responsible for increasing Clothes To Kids revenue from donor engagement and management, leading special events and fundraising programs, database management and community outreach. Responsible for coordination and oversight of Clothes To Kids annual fundraising goals, which support the overall budget of the organization in partnership with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and fundraising volunteers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and manage the fundraising efforts through direct mail appeals, annual giving, major and corporate gifts, social media and special events to support Clothes To Kids programs and services
  • Develop and implement methods to evaluate success of events, programs and campaigns
  • Responsible for the timely processing and acknowledgment of all gifts, pledges, pledge payments, matching gifts, memorial gifts, tribute gifts, stock donations and other contributions
  • Manage all mailings, including the annual report
  • Provide monthly development reports to the Board of Directors
  • Manage the donor database and responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Manage the Clothes To Kids website and social media platforms
  • Collaborate with Director of Finance and Program Services and Executive Director to ensure the organization is up to date with regulatory and reporting standards and best practices are met regarding Network for Good, Charity Navigator, Guidestar and additional on-line giving platforms
  • Stewardship: manage the Circle of Friends giving program, manage year-end gift reporting, coordinating mailing statements, review obituaries, update records
  • Coordinate with Director of Finance and Program Services on budgets for events, programs, current and future pledge payments and other income
  • Planning and carrying out all special events, specific clothing drive initiatives
  • Prepare bank deposits for Finance; prepare, revise and distribute income, deposit and credit card reports
  • Represent Clothes To Kids via public speaking opportunities, store tours, grant presentations
  • Support and manage current development and marketing policies and procedures.  Update cultivation activities in database frequently
  • Oversee events held on Clothes To Kids’ behalf (Charity Polo Classic, charity of choice events, drop (off) your drawer campaigns, Keep on Kicking Partner stores, and any other third party events or functions)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong written, communication and customer-service skills
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications with general knowledge of other office equipment
  • High energy, good organization skills and ability to prioritize multiple activities simultaneously
  • Strong work ethic and unquestioned reputation for honesty and integrity
  • Be a self-starter and team player with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Website and database experience desired

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required and three (3) years of experience and training
  • Successful completion of applicable background screening required
  • Any exceptions to the minimum requirements must be approved by the Executive Director

Work Location: In-Person and ability to drive to all stores throughout Greater Tampa Bay

Other Duties: Assist with other duties as deemed necessary and assigned

About Clothes To Kids

Clothes To Kids provides new and quality used clothing to low-income or in crisis school-age children, free of charge.  Students eligible for free or reduced priced lunch or in crisis are able to “shop” at Clothes To Kids.  Clothes To Kids is privately funded and relies on monetary and clothing donations from the community to sustain operations.  Since 2002, Clothes To Kids has distributed more than 210,000 wardrobes to children in need. Clothes To Kids has three stores to serve greater Tampa Bay – Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Tampa.  In 2023 more than 16,411 school wardrobes provided!

How to Apply:

Email resume to Amanda Saft, with the subject line of: OPEN POSITION: Director of Development. No phone calls, please.