Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Development Director in Marietta, Georgia

Are you an experienced fundraising professional looking for an opportunity to grow with a national non-profit foundation? Are you goal oriented and capable of collaborating with a well-established Advisory Board? If you answered yes, then this position is for you!

Being a Development Director at Devereux has its advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities to design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support through annual giving, major and planned giving, and special events.

  • Opportunities to collaborate with other staff to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children.

  • Experience with a stable national non-profit employer that offers a strong support system and is forward thinking in their clinical practice and research.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia provides programs and services for children and adolescents who face significant emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental challenges.

Located at our main campus in Kennesaw, GA, this position is responsible for:

  • Researching grant opportunities, preparing grant proposals and submitting post-grant reports.

  • Maintaining complete and accurate information in the Raisers Edge database and preparing reports.

  • Developing and implementing an ongoing fundraising plan to generate revenue and in-kind resources for our Center.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

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Keywords: Development Director, fundraising, non-profit, raisers edge, grant writing, public relations, marketing



Bachelors Degree required in relevant field, relevant advanced degree preferred.**


?3-5 years experience in non-profit fundraising, public relations or marketing. Experience in leadership and mentorship of volunteers and staff required. Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan as well as analyze outcomes and make strategic shifts as needed. Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time. Experience in peer to peer fundraising and/or social media preferred. Successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills and possess persuasive communication competence. Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Devereux. Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks necessary. Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications; Raisers Edge experience a plus.**

About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE