Position Profile

Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education

Position Filled


Development Director

Raleigh, NC


The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education in Raleigh is seeking to hire a Development Director. The candidate will manage the development activities of the Poe Center’s mission, goals and stated objectives to ensure fiscal stability. The Development Director works under the supervision of the Executive Director, coordinating efforts with other members of the management team, board members and volunteer committees to successfully design and implement a development plan to further the mission of the Poe Center.

Desired Qualities:

  • Strategic thinker with excellent leadership, business, organizational and management skills; demonstrated ability to maintain successful interpersonal relationships with contributors, volunteers, board and staff.
  • Proven success in managing gifts and a proven track record of successful planning and fundraising with a minimum of 3-5 years of development experience.
  • Superior communication skills, verbal and written, required and a strong commitment to the Center’s mission, goals, and values is necessary.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all revenue sources available to non-profit organizations, such as: corporate contributions and sponsorships, foundation funding, major gifts, planned giving, and individual giving.
  • Proven ability to create, organize, and execute special events.
  • Outstanding ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Dynamic, energetic, tenacious approach to promoting programs required.
  • Engaging personality that can cultivate strong relationships and work successfully with staff, volunteers and major donors.
  • Extensive computer skills, including Raisers Edge, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Proven grant writing experience


Competitive and negotiable; commensurate with experience.

The Organization:

The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth, and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.

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Thank you for your interest. This position has been filled.

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