Job Opportunity

Development Director    

Godfrey Daniels is seeking a part-time Development Director to manage its fundraising operations.  Godfrey’s is the longest-running music club in the Lehigh Valley, where performers present a diversity of music in an intimate setting.  The nonprofit is approaching its 46th year of operation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to Godfrey’s Managing Director, this position requires approximately 20 hours per week, working remotely.  

The Development Director will draft a strategic five-year fundraising plan with a goal of raising $40-$50,000 per year, beginning in 2022, increasing to $75,000 by year five.  It is anticipated that there will be a Building Campaign in 2022 to 2023 to acquire the 7 East 4th St. venue.

Job Responsibilities include: 

  • Securing new corporate donations, sponsorships and community partners;
  • Increasing Godfrey Daniels’ membership base (working in conjunction with the membership committee), including the writing of membership solicitation and renewal letters;
  • Researching and securing new grants from foundations and regional corporations;
  • Planning and executing one to two fundraising events per year;
  • Training and becoming proficient on Godfrey’s fundraising software, E-Tapestry.  
  • Tracking and acknowledging all donations and memberships;
  • Working in conjunction with Godfrey’s Communications Manager, developing social media fundraising campaigns;
  • Securing new collaborations/partnerships with other Lehigh Valley arts organizations in order to partner on events, which will expand our brand, provide opportunities for sponsor recognition, and solicit new donors and volunteers. 
  • In partnership with the Godfrey’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors, creating a Capital Campaign to pay for the acquisition and improvements to the Godfrey Daniels building at 7 East 4th Street. Acquisition planned for Fall of 2023.


  • Prefer at least five years experience in the development/fundraising field with measured success securing grants, corporate and individual gifts, and event planning;
  • Experience with donor management software;
  • A passion for Music and the Arts!

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: by March 1, 2022. 

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