Director of Development, Meals on Wheels Western Michigan

Job Title

Director of Development


Meals on Wheels Western Michigan

About the Position

At Meals on Wheels Western Michigan (MOWWM), it is our vision to create a community where no senior is hungry or forgotten.  The Director of Development supports this vision through strategic fundraising activities and donor cultivation.  This position oversees a growing team of three development staff.  This position is a member of the executive team reporting to the President/CEO. 

Full Time Exempt.

Salary:  $70k-$90k DOQ.

Job Duties

Key Functions

  • Works collaboratively with the CEO to determine annual development strategic goals and priorities.
  • Develops and executes overall fundraising strategy and development plan for MOWWM that meets long term resource development objectives.
  • Oversees the development team
  • Oversees all fundraising events including recruitment and oversight of committees.
  • Carries a case load of major donors and actively participates in their recruitment, renewal, and cultivation.
  • Develops and executes donor acquisition, renewal and cultivation strategies


  • Excellent Communications skills both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, general internet, and donor databases
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Fund Development in nonprofit organizations
  • Experience leading others

How to Apply

Please contact Lisa Wideman at

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, height, weight, or age.

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