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Development Officer - (1) Texarkana Office or Jonesboro Office 

The Development Officer is accountable for coordinating and implementing the council's efforts in securing funding from individuals and corporations, assisting in grant efforts, and managing and coordinating fundraising for organizational priorities. Under administrative direction, the Development Officer identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, development initiatives and goal setting.


1. Assists in developing and maintaining the council's fundraising procedures.
2. Reviews and responds to applications for troop money-earning activities and Corporate Volunteer Program applications.
3. Works with other departments and the External Relations team to research and identify specific funding needs of council programs/initiatives and raises funds to support those efforts.
4. Identifies, cultivates and solicits philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects, manages special projects; carries out fundraising priorities in assigned areas.
5. Supports fundraising strategies and methods or activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; collaborates with other members of External Relations in developing campaign materials,  case statements, and brochures; works in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials.
6. Coordinates and ensures maintenance of an effective fund development data management system.
7. Researches national, regional and local fundraising trends and laws impacting the fundraising field.
8. Builds working relationships and serves as development liaison to community organizations, donors and other key personnel to achieve successful fundraising; nurtures culture of philanthropic support.
9. Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent knowledge and experience in fundraising, marketing and grant writing.
  • 3-5 years of fund development experience


  • Computer literacy and technical knowledge of computer software 
  • Close attention to detail 
  • Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques 
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations skills 
  • Strong verbal and professional written communication skills 
  • Marketing and presentation skills 
  • Project management skills 
  • Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact amid diverse groups 
  • Ability to maintain relationships with significant and influential individuals 
  • Ability to solicit gifts Ability to adapt and respond to various situations 
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and professionalism 
  • Adheres to the AFP Donor Bill of Rights and Code of Ethics 
  • Strong initiative 
  • Ability to think creatively when facing challenges 


  • Membership in GSUSA 
  • Ability to practice in accordance with the principles of the Girl Scout Movement 
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Flexibility and good sense of humor 
  • Excellent leadership qualities 
  • Ability to exercise good judgment 
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, work independently and meet deadlines 
  • Access to properly licensed and insured automobile