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Director of Development and Communications

Denver, CO, USA | Non Profit Organization

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Business Development
    General Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Our Director of Development and Communications will:

Cultivate and steward our current donor base. 

Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward new donors with a focus on developing a leadership ($25K+) giving program.  

Manage (with administrative support) the annual event and other smaller events throughout the year.

Learn, manage, and exploit all the useful features of our fundraising/donor tracking software.

Develop and implement (with administrative support) a communications strategy that includes CREEC's social media presence, eblast updates to our supporters and members, and website curation. 

Manage relationship with media including drafting press releases and working with communications professionals at cooperating organizations.

Develop short- and long-term development goals, including timelines and budgets, assessing areas for growth and providing leadership in the launch of new initiatives.

Investigate grant opportunities, draft grant applications, and manage relationship with funders. 

Work with the co-founders/Co-Executive Directors on strategic planning for this growing nonprofit.  


Passionate enthusiasm for civil rights, equal justice, and telling our compelling story to the world.

Bachelor’s degree.

At least five years of development experience, preferably at the directorship level. 

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Strategic thinking and experience creating or growing a development program.

Proven track record of achieving revenue targets of over $300,000 annually.

Proven track record of relationship building and experience soliciting gifts of $25K+.

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