Zebra Coalition
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If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a talented team that is dedicated to empowering LGBTQ+ youth to thrive, look no further.

Development Director

  • Overview

    Development Director
    Full-time Orlando, Florida
    Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000 (based on experience and education)

    Our Mission:
    Empowering LGBTQ+ youth to thrive

    Our Vision:
    A community where all LGBTQ+ youth feel safe and empowered

    Our Core Values:

    • We value youth and their unique voices, dignity, and
    • We advocate for social change to advance justice, inclusion, diversity, and
    • We believe feeling safe is essential to well-
    • We have the courage to innovate and

    Position Overview:
    Zebra Coalition is currently interviewing for a Development Director. This is an exceptional opportunity for     a seasoned fundraiser to increase and diversify funding to substantially expand the key activities and initiatives of a transformative organization working at the leading edge to serve LGBTQ+ youth. In this position, the Director of Development will report to and partner with the Executive Director to significantly increase individual, corporate and foundation support and build robust individual and major giving programs to expand Zebra’s work. With support from the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the Director of Development will co-create a sophisticated and effective development  department and strategic fundraising program to support Zebra’s continued growth.

    Required Education and Qualifications:

    • At least five to seven years nonprofit fundraising experience
    • Successful track record of developing strategic fundraising plans to expand sustainable and diverse revenue streams.
    • Demonstrated success cultivating and stewarding donor relationships and soliciting major gifts.
    • Knowledge of the philanthropic culture and community in LGBTQ+ and related spaces.
    • Experience leading relationships with institutional funders, and prior oversight of timely, accurate, and effective proposals and reports.
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing expertise, donor solicitation and public speaking experience.
    • Expertise in development department best practice systems, structures, policies and procedures, including prior experience building donor databases.
    • Prior experience leading a team and a group of volunteers.


  • To Apply

    Visit zebrayouth.org/careers for additional details. Please submit a cover letter and a resume in a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document by email to info@zebrayouth.org. No phone calls or in-person applications please.

  • About Zebra Coalition

    The mission of Zebra Coalition is to support and inspire LGBTQ+ youth. Zebra Coalition is a network of organizations, which provide services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and all youth (LGBTQ+) ages 13 – 24.

    Zebra Coalition assists young people facing homelessness, bullying, isolation from their families, and physical, sexual and drug abuse with individualized programs to guide them to recovery and stability.

    This position is located in Orlando, Florida.

  • Equal Opportunity

    Zebra Coalition is an Equal Opportunity employer. We actively seek applications from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, HIV/AIDS status, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.