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Development Officer

City of Refuge
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Dec 15, 2023

Job Details

What will you do?:

  • Manage a portfolio of 150+ donors, foundations, corporations, and churches, raising $1,000,000+ from your assigned portfolio
  • Uses moves management philosophy to cultivate prospects and current donors by mail, telephone, and personal meetings
  • Implements action plans for portfolio development
  • Implements strategies for identifying potential prospects and growing donor base
  • Represents City of Refuge appropriately at miscellaneous events, networking and nurturing new and existing relationships
  • Achieves annual revenue and other targets in areas of responsibility 
  • Executes plans to provide exceptional donor recognition and stewardship
  • Maintains close association with and expert knowledge of City of Refuge
  • Maintains up-to-date records on both prospects and donors in Salesforce
  • Participates in educational programs, professional organizations, and development activities to maintain knowledge of national trends and promote leading-edge performance

What do you bring?:

  • A personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Demonstrated experience of successful relationships working with donors in closing gifts of $5,000 or more
  • 5+ years experience in fundraising, nonprofit development, sales, or related field
  • Knowledge of the Atlanta philanthropic community
  • B.A. / B.S. preferred with an emphasis in business, marketing, communications, public relations, or related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in Salesforce preferred


Through supportive services fueled by innovation and collaboration with our on-site partners, City of Refuge seeks to lead individuals and families on an uninterrupted journey to self-sufficiency. We do that by focusing on four key impact areas: Health & Wellness, Housing, Vocational Training, and Youth Development.

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1300 Joseph E Boone Blvd NW

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