The majority of Development Directors are hired to grow income. In keeping with the ads and job descriptions, the charities are poised for growth and keen to hire an experienced fundraiser to lead the charge. The job interviews focus on a DD’s ability to raise funds, lead a team and be a senior team player […]Read More Fundraising Directors – Why is your job so hard?
Reinier Spruit discusses how we’re in the relationship building business and how we need to measure and register every response. Ironically, we must quantify the relations with our donors, so we can improve the quality of the contact we have with them. There are a ton of metrics we can track, and should track, like […]Read More The BIG 5 in fundraising performance metrics
Are you really as good as you think? Humility aside most of us doubt ourselves at some stage – that’s just part of life. But how can we turn imposter syndrome around to become an advantage? How can it inspire us to achieve greater things? How can we use this knowledge to inspire our prospects […]Read More The Other Side of the Impostor Syndrome – Impostor Syndrome
Jason Lewis shares his thoughts on how to tackle an organisation’s unrealistic expectations towards fundraising goals early on… Some great advice for first time Development Directors. https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/think-take-job/Read More What to Think About Before You Take that Job…
What kind of skills does a data scientist need to possess? What kind of data scientist do you need? This is a really useful guide by Bob Hayes for those who know and don’t know much about data. http://businessoverbroadway.com/top-10-skills-in-data-scienceRead More Top 10 Skills in Data Science