Development Director (Contractor)

Miami & Remote
Full Time
Experience Required
3-5 years of non-profit fundraising experience
The OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival is an international and culturally diverse 501c3 nonprofit organization that offers diverse films that represent a great cross-section of the LGBTQ+ experience. Our mission is to offer a variety of films that Entertain, Educate and Inspire our audiences. As we are everywhere on the planet, these films come from all over, from the smallest corners of our planet. To our largest cities, from our past to our future and all in-between. OUTshine is based in South Florida and is one of the largest LGBT+ film festivals in the world.

The OUTshine Film Festival is searching for an experienced development director (contractor) with proven fundraising skills and south Florida networking abilities. You will be responsible for building good relationships with new corporate sponsors and prospective donors across multiple sectors. Attend community events and draw up plans to ensure annual fundraising targets are met. You should be well organized, proactive, and have the ability to inspire others.

To be successful as a development director (contractor) you should stay informed on marketing strategies as they relate to the OUTshine Film Festival, and be comfortable doing research on other audiences and sectors. A great fundraising manager should have sharp public speaking skills and be able to deliver presentations to a range of audiences who support the Outshine Film Festival.

Conducting research and implementing fundraising opportunities to raise money from corporate sponsors, private donors and other sources.
Writing funding proposals and submitting these to potential donors.
Work with the executive director and board of directors to prepare quarterly budgets and fundraising targets.
Coming up with creative strategies and ingenious ways through events and sponsorship to raise money for the Outshine Film Festival from potential donors.
Organizing and attending Outshine Film Festival events and networking with relevant donors, stakeholders, and sponsors.
Establishing good relationships with staff, members of the public, donors, sponsors and the media.
Must meet fundraising goals set by the board of directors
This position answers to the Executive Director.

3-5 years of non-profit fundraising experience with a proven track of success.
Previous experience in sales or marketing is also acceptable.
Strong knowledge of the charity non-profit sector.
Excellent written, verbal and telephonic communication skills.

Compensation based on performance and meeting financial objectives.

Please send cover letter with resume via email to:

OUTshine is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to complying with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity ("EEO") laws. OUTshine strictly prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual's race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, height and weight, disability, marital status, partnership status and any other characteristic protected by law.
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