November 23, 2020

The 3 Reasons Nonprofit Development Directors Fail

Are you ready to hire a development director?

Are you worried about making the right choice?

You’re not alone.

Hiring the right development directors is fraught with challenges. Success requires effort in three areas, two you set up in advance, and the last involves hiring well. Watch this video to learn what you need to do to fill this vital position and succeed.


00:00 Scary Statistics

01:00 Karen’s Development Hiring Process

01:21 1. Organizational Readiness

02:12 2. CEO Readiness

03:10 3. Development Staff

4: 25  Need More?

More Resources

Read: The 7 Drivers of Nonprofit Fundraising Success 

Read: How to Set Realistic Nonprofit Fundraising & Income Expectations

Watch: Three Smart Interview Questions to Ask Nonprofit Development Candidates

Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis provides customized advising and coaching around nonprofit strategy and board development. People leaders hire her to bring clarity to sticky situations, break through barriers that seem insurmountable, and align people for better futures. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.


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