Sample Development Officer Resume

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Eddie Kelch
1667 Byrd Lane
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Objective Seeking a Development Officer position within a highly established organization in which my skills can be enhanced to benefit the organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in public and private grant writing with a proven track-record of success
  • Demonstrated knowledge in principles of development and fundraising
  • In-depth knowledge of prospecting strategies
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to details
  • Proficient in computer software programs Word and Excel

Professional Experience:

Development Officer, August 2005 – Present
My Turn Inc., Albuquerque, NM

  • Researched and identified corporations, foundations and government prospects as sources of funding.
  • Conducted appropriate internal and external research to obtain information needed to author proposals.
  • Gathered and prepared all materials to accompany grants.
  • Managed proposal archive and maintained an accurate list of corporate, private and public foundations and government donors.
  • Developed monthly activity reports including funding requests, grants and reporting information for the CEO.

Development Officer, May 2000 – July 2005
Arizona State University, Albuquerque, NM

  • Identified prospective donors, established relationships with prospects and donors and soliciting annual, major and planned gifts to the College.
  • Consulted and collaborated with volunteers, administrators, faculty and development staff to identity interest areas of major gift prospects.
  • Worked with College’s event coordinator and advancement staff to plan, organize and stage special events for the College.
  • Participated in recruitment process and raised funds.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

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