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Director of Development for Bitch Media

Bitch Media is seeking a multitalented fundraising professional with a passion for marketing to grow our base of support from a rich mix of individuals, sponsors, community partnerships, and more. The Director of Development is an evolving position, leading an established fundraising program while thinking strategically about ways to expand our audience, move readers up the ladder into supporters, and get the greatest ROI from the organization’s communications and outreach. If you’re a smart, savvy professional with a commitment to feminism and independent media, this could be the job you’ve been looking for.

Bitch Media is in the midst of a strategic-planning process that aims to take the organization, now in its 16th year, to the next level, expand its reach, and do more good in the world. As the planning progresses, this position will be critical to the success of the organization’s efforts. Creativity and motivation are crucial for this exciting new role! Think you’ve got the skills we’re seeking? Read on!

Job Purpose Statement:
The Director of Development identifies, creates, directs, and evaluates strategies to increase income and expand Bitch Media’s reach.

Job Responsibilities:
• Create and direct an annual plan and budget detailing strategy and goals for income including: individual giving, subscription income, sponsorship/corporate giving, grants, and events

• Participate in marketing planning and assume a significant role in promoting Bitch Media and creating strategies for audience expansion

• Direct and manage all aspects of fundraising, including annual fund, membership program, and sponsorship

• Develop and coordinate marketing campaign calendar

• Build community partnerships to increase audience development

• Coordinate regular development and marketing reports to evaluate ROI and monitor income trends

• Supervise Development Systems Coordinator

• Supervise Development and Communications Intern

• Three to five years experience in the nonprofit sector, including fundraising and communications

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Experience with financial management and budgeting

• Experience with Excel and databases such as Filemaker and/or Access

• Familiarity with Google analytics and SEO

• Enthusiasm for new and social media

• Understanding of best practices for donor management and fundraising

• Supervisory skills, including team leadership and volunteer management

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Familiarity with publishing and/or media a bonus but not required

• Passion for feminism, the humanities, independent media, and popular culture

  General Information:
• The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director.

• This position is full-time, salaried, and exempt.

• Salary is commensurate with experience.

• Benefits include full health and dental insurance and paid vacation.

• Please email cover letter, résumé, salary history, and salary requirements to [email protected] referencing “Director of Development” in the subject line by July 23. Early applications are appreciated; incomplete applications will not be considered.

• Principals only, recruiters; please do not contact this job poster.

• No phone calls, please.

• Please do not contact job poster about other services, products, or commercial interests.

• For more information, please visit www.bitchmedia.org