Director of Development and Agency Relations

South Carolina
Director of Development and Agency Relations

The Director of Development and Agency Relations will provide leadership, strategic direction, and external relationship development for the areas of Development and Agency Relations. 

End date
Opportunity type
Fundraising / Development
Job responsibilities

This position will manage a portfolio of select donors and prospects and work closely with the CEO to cultivate and close major and principal gifts. The Director of Development and Agency Relations requires significant external relationship management as well as Team Member supervision, mentoring and leadership.

Application qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, or related study.
• Master’s degree or Certified Fundraising Executive Certificate preferred.
• Seven or more years of experience in professional experience in a development role for a non-profit organization with at least three years in a management capacity.
• Demonstrated experience in event planning, database systems, donor research, and donor recognition programs.
• Proven experience in strategic/tactical planning and annual budget development.
• Self-starter, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Excellent communications, interpersonal and customer service skills; comfortable with public speaking.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Must be able to clearly articulate HHFB’s mission.
• Ability to relate effectively and professionally with other staff, volunteers, agency representatives and the public.
• Valid driver’s license.


Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, and generous paid time off allowance.

How to apply

Send resume and salary requirements to [email protected].

About the organization

• Social Justice
• Respect
• Integrity
• Collaboration
• Innovation
• Accountability
• Excellence

Mission: To transform lives in the communities we serve by feeding the hungry, addressing food insecurity and building a healthy and hopeful hunger-free tomorrow.
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Imagine a place where your talent makes a meaningful difference in peoples' lives. Working at Harvest Hope Food Bank is a uniquely rewarding experience in which our employees work together as vital parts of a much larger mission—ending hunger. We are a nonprofit that is innovative, mission-focused, diverse, collaborative, and values-driven.

As the state’s largest hunger-relief organization serving 20 counties in South Carolina, we source and distribute 30 million pounds of food each year. With locations in the Midlands, Pee Dee and Upstate, our mission is to build a hunger-free tomorrow by feeding our neighbors in need and addressing food insecurity. Through a network of almost 400 partner agencies, we are actively working in all of our communities to end hunger.