Director of Development & Community Relations

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organization:Community Services Consortium
position summary:

Responsible for all aspects of planning and execution of a comprehensive communications and resource development program. Leads analysis, planning, execution, oversight and fiscal management for a broad range of activities that support the organization’s mission and strategic objectives, including fund development, marketing, communications, community engagement, media relations, special events, and volunteer involvement. Establishes aggressive but achievable goals and assists and manages staff in successfully attaining these goals. Engages actively in the community and represents the agency in a variety of public forums. Advises and supports the Executive Director and department directors, as well as the Governing Board, the Community Action Advisory Council, and other groups in generating interest in and support for the organization. Please visit our website for complete position description and application materials including supplemental questions.

Salary / Pay Rate:$4357 - $5853/mo DOE
Apply by:July 25, 2010
Qualifications:- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. - 5 years of progressively responsible experience in fund-raising, including successful event management and major gift work. - Successful track record in donor acquisition and upgrading programs, funding research, grant writing and grant management, and publication development. - 1 year volunteer management experience for fund development activities. - 1 year experience in public and media relations and demonstrated skill in marketing, public relations and community relations concepts and strategies. - 2 years in a management position directing fundraising, communications, community relations and marketing activities. - Excellent verbal and written communication, planning and organizational skills. - Demonstrated ability to lead and organize team production efforts with a wide variety of individuals and groups, and the ability to work independently. - Intermediate level word processing and desktop publishing knowledge. - Thorough working knowledge of spreadsheets, budgeting and database data entry. - Supervisory and management skills preferably in a non-profit. - Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license and have the ability to travel primarily within a three-county area. PREFERRED: - Fund Raising Certificate/Certified Fund Raising Professional or other evidence of ongoing continuing education in the fields of fund development, marketing, communications or public relations.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer