Development Director






Sep 30, 2022

Kundiman is in search of a Development Director who is self-directed, takes initiative, and is able to work collaboratively, as well as independently. The Development Director connects Kundiman to individual, institutional, and corporate supporters, which are vital to the sustainability of Kundiman’s mission. Candidates must be based in the New York City area. This position will be conducted remotely but will require in-person presence at the Gala and at cultivation events.

Title: Development Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary Range: $60,000–$65,000
$850 monthly healthcare stipend
30 days paid time off, plus holidays

Individual & Corporate Giving:
- Lead Kundiman individual and corporate giving strategy
- Oversee cultivation of major, individual, and corporate donors
- Organize the annual gala, cultivation, and Patron Circle events
- Conceptualize and execute two to three digital fundraising campaigns annually
- Liaise with Kundiman’s boards to provide support for annual giving, cultivation, and donation requests
- Supervise drafting, posting, and sending of development copy, graphics, and other communications across multiple platforms
- Maintain Kundiman’s donor database

- Manage the writing and submission of government, foundation, and corporate grants and reports
- Cultivate grant prospects
- Supervise grant research
- Attend grants seminars
- Maintain accurate grant records, organizational demographic data, and the Grants Language Bank

Operations & Management:
- Draft and keep track of annual development budget
- Track the movement of restricted grant and donation funds
- Oversee the distribution of scholarships
- Supervise Development staff
- Perform any other reasonable tasks assigned by the Executive Director


We’re looking for candidates with:
- At least three years of experience in nonprofit fundraising
- Exceptional writing ability, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Strong organizational, management, and problem-solving skills
- The ability to manage multiple projects
- Experience using Kindful, Xero, MailChimp, Squarespace, or similar programs preferred
- Commitment to the arts, social justice, and the Asian American community



Experience Level

None Specified

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