Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $90,000 to $105,000 (depending on experi
Organization's Mission: The Humane Society of Utah is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear, and suffering in all animals. Our goal is to keep pets and people together, bring them together, and help move each animal to their most appropriate outcome as quickly as possible.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: At the Utah Humane Society, we don’t just accept differences – we celebrate them, we support
them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our animals, and our community. HSU is an equal opportunity employer and employment is based solely on a
person’s merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. We do not
discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender,
sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy or relation condition
(including childbirth and breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by state or federal law.
It is the Utah Humane Society’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state, and local laws pertaining to non discrimination and equal opportunity.
Position Summary: The Development Director is one of the most senior positions in the organization with an exciting opportunity to build a dream team of their making while helping the organization continue its extraordinary mission-focused evolution. This position will lead efforts to create and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy while building a culture of philanthropy and networking in the community with the Executive Director.
Primary Responsibilities: Provide leadership for planning and executing fundraising activities including: corporate giving and sponsorships, major gifts, individual and planned giving, cultivation and solicitation, donor stewardship opportunities, and overseeing the grant writing, special events, and database management.
Setting strategy, goals, and tactics for the Development team members and vendor partners to execute with daily oversight of the department.
Overseeing day-to-day operations of the department and coaching and managing staff.
Conduct stewardship activities and relationship building with authentic touchpoints for donor relations.
Embracing and integrating new technology tools to further development goals.
Ensuring that our systems are reviewed, organized, and accurate, particularly as it relates to database management and donor acknowledgment/engagement.
Desired Qualifications: Is an experienced, compassionate, and collaborative leader with a commitment to the mission of the Humane Society of Utah.
Has experience creating annual strategic development plans and building a culture of philanthropy amongst staff and Board.
Has demonstrated success in leading teams to raise philanthropic support and steward major gifts.
Has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong personal integrity, and an ability to build effective relationships at all levels.
Is highly organized and detail-oriented, with management experience to help train the staff on best practices and systems.
Has local relationships and knowledge of the philanthropic and business community or is willing to network to attain those proactively.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, health savings account, life insurance 403(b) savings plan with up to a 3% match, paid time off totaling at least 30 days off annually (120 hours of PTO, three mental health days, pet and family bereavement days, 12 federal holidays), mileage reimbursement for meetings and events, employee assistance programming/resources, professional training, conference attendance, professional annual dues, and more are included. We have a supportive work culture grounded in values of compassion, kindness, professionalism, and wellness.
How to Apply: Pease submit a resume to
Closing Date: until filled
Location: Murray


Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Joshua Tripp
Phone: 801.261.2919 Ext 266