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Job Title:

Regional Development Director- New York




New York, NY

Job Description:

Reporting to the Vice President of the Northern and Midwestern Regions, the Regional Development Director is responsible for conducting comprehensive, cost-effective annual and capital fund-raising campaigns within the territory of operation to support the 37 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) institutions and serves as an ambassador for the UNCF.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Creates a formal campaign organizational structure in concert with regional and national UNCF leaders.
  • Plans and implements campaign strategies consistent with regional and national action plans and policies.
  • Identifies and recruits campaign leaders and advisory board members.
  • Develops and prepares campaigns materials, communication/promotional programs in support of local fundraising efforts.
  • Designs and implements special fund-raising events.
  • Manages regional office and Area Development Directors within assigned regional territory to ensure compliance with UNCF policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Establishes and maintains close, direct contact with local corporations, government, community, church and civic leaders to ensure top volunteer leadership.
  • Maintains current and accurate files on all donors.
  • Conducts performance appraisals and recommends employment, termination, promotion, and training and development of subordinates.


    Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university. At least 10 years experience in fundraising, marketing or public relations.

  • Ability to conduct major fundraising activities, including capital campaigns and annual giving drives.
  • Outstanding human relations and managerial skills.
  • Excellent organizational and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite.

    Additional Requirements:

    UNCF, Inc. is an EOE M/F/V/D.

    To Apply:

    • 1.  Send an e-mail message with a resume and cover letter in the body of the e-mail (or as attachments) to: (Note: Word 7.0 or ASCII files are preferred)
    • 2.  Fax your resume and cover letter to: 855-237-9601
    • 3.  Mail your resume and cover letter to:
      United Negro College Fund
      Human Resources
      1805 7th Street, NW
      Washington, DC 20001