The Independent Institute
Director of Development
The Independent Institute is currently seeking an experienced Development professional with a strong commitment to individual liberty to lead our Development team in furthering the Institute’s mission and impact.
The Development Director has responsibility for establishing and executing on the annual and rolling five-year Strategic Plan for the department. Central to this is maintaining and developing relationships with donors, including major gifts, annual campaigns, special events, direct mail and electronic efforts. As such, the qualified candidate will be a self-motivated, committed professional with successful fund-raising experience to assist us in our continued growth.
Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as a demonstrated track record in planning, organizing, coordinating, and implementing successful development programs, including direct mail, special events, annual solicitation, major gifts/planned giving and donor management.
For twenty-six years, the Independent Institute has advanced an understanding of market processes, individual liberty, and policy reform through its scholarly research and publications. As a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization, the Institute relies entirely on funding from private sources and does not conduct research on a contract basis.
Only those candidates meeting the following minimum requirements will be considered:
Competitive salary and benefits are provided.
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials:
Materials should be sent to:
Mary L. G. Theroux
Student Internships in Acquisitions, Communications, Development, Marketing, and Publishing are available year-round. Applications are now being accepted for upcoming quarters.