• Director of Development, The NASCAR Foundation

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
  • Company Overview

    The NASCAR Foundation is a leading charity that works to improve the lives of the children who need it the most in our NASCAR Communities. The NASCAR Foundation embodies the compassion of the NASCAR industry and offers an exciting fast paced work environment for up-and-coming professionals. Learn more about The NASCAR Foundation at and follow us on our social networks at and Twitter: @NASCAR_FDN.

    Job Description

    The NASCAR Foundation seeks a Director of Development, responsible for the fundraising and revenue goals for The Foundation. The Director will develop and execute an annual fundraising plan that includes special events, at-track activation, sponsor engagement, individual gifts, major gifts and legacy gifts.  Travel 20%, including weekends.


    Essential Duties

    • Develop and execute an annual fundraising plan
    • Oversee fundraising efforts to support The Foundation's programs
    • Develop, implement and monitor progress towards short and long term fundraising strategies and goals
    • Cultivate relationships with current and prospective funders and supporters
    • Maintain oversight of all fundraising activities including special events, major giving, direct mail appeals, and corporate partnership initiatives
    • Serve as a public representative of the organization, including cultivating relationships with community members, including prospective volunteers and supporters, in order to build awareness of and commitment to the work of The Foundation
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports as requested by department leadership
    • Participate in meetings, staff meetings and other organizational meetings as directed
    • Directly supervises fundraising team                                            

    Education and/or Experience                                                 

    Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and a minimum of eight years related experience and/or training in fundraising and management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Other Qualifications                                          

    • Proven track record of raising funds from diverse sources, including individual and major gifts, foundations, corporations and government agencies.
    • Experience in donor cultivation, special events, contracts management and grant writing.
    • Demonstrated commitment to accountability, measuring outcomes and a results-oriented culture.
    • Strong written and verbal communications.
    • Strong interpersonal, supervision, administration and management skills.
    • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
    • Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
    • Possess sounds judgment, professionalism and a positive attitude.
    • Possess resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving skills.

    Apply Now!

    We are a company unlike any other in the world. At NASCAR you will find a community of diverse individuals focused on our history and heritage, but with an eye toward the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. The key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, benefits second to none, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!


    NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.


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