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Director of Development, Eno River Association
The Eno River Association (ERA) seeks a Director of Development with a passion for the environment and the assertiveness to grow the fundraising program to a new level of performance. Celebrating more than 50 years of conservation success and built on a deep connection to the community, this highly respected grass roots organization is one of North Carolina’s oldest 501(c)(3) nonprofit land protection organizations with a strong reputation that honors its past yet is reaching forward to tackle new challenges and opportunities. Now in its 53rd year, ERA has protected more than 7,000 acres largely contained in five public parks, along the Eno River in Durham and Orange Counties in central North Carolina. ERA owns and manages 277 acres of protected lands and holds conservation easements on 829 acres. Together, these lands benefit water quality, biological diversity, wildlife habitat, and productive working farms and forests. The ERA’s annual Festival for the Eno is in its 40th year and brings 20,000 people together each July to celebrate the Eno while its year-round educational programs and seasonal hikes bring thousands of people to the river to enjoy its beauty and learn about its history and benefits to the community. Click here for more info.
Director of Development, Voices Together
Voices Together, an innovative and leading nonprofit provider of specialized music therapy services to children, teens, and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, seeks a Director of Development to lead its fundraising efforts during a time of tremendous growth and opportunity. Based in Durham/Chapel Hill, NC, the organization serves school districts and individuals across the state with a variety of innovative and evidence-based programs that integrate music and language development to promote critical communication skills while helping students identify and express emotions and engage socially. Having a connection to the subject matter is not as important as being excited about learning more and having empathy for the clients and their families.
The successful candidate will be a goal-oriented fundraiser with demonstrated experience managing first-class fundraising programs with diversified strategies including prospect pipeline development, annual appeals, personal cultivation of major gifts, grant writing, and stewardship. The Director of Development will be a confident self-starter who can work effectively with staff and volunteer leadership to increase the base of support so that more people can benefit from Voices Together’s proven model for improving the lives of the individuals and families its serves. Click here for more info.
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Two open positions, Housing for New Hope
- Director of Development Housing for New Hope’s Director of Development is a skilled and strategic fundraising professional, team leader, and strategist who understands and implements development and fundraising best practices. The job requires the ability to work collaboratively to lead, manage, and mentor colleagues and volunteers who assist with resource generation and community engagement. The Director of Development will be experienced in the full cycle of donor engagement from identification and cultivation to gift closing and stewardship. The person in this position ensures that everyone understands their role in HNH’s resource generation and community engagement efforts and receives the information, mentoring, and assistance they need to be successful.
- Marketing and Communications Manager In response to the affordable housing crisis in our community and Housing for New Hope’s commitment to ending homelessness one valuable person at a time, we seek a creative, mission-driven marketing and communications professional to join our new Resource Generation and Community Engagement Team. The Marketing and Communications Manager will be an integral part of efforts to implement our new strategic plan and will have the opportunity to work with a team in creating marketing, social, media, and publication relations plans that will raise awareness of and commitment to Housing for New Hope’s work in the greater Durham community. This is a part-time position.
Manager of Grants Development, Durham Tech
The mission of the Durham Tech Foundation is to advance Durham Tech’s people, programs, and aspirations through bold strategic partnerships, resource development, zealous advocacy, and wise stewardship. The role of the Foundation is to inspire the community to invest in Durham Tech as the smart choice for our local, regional, and global partners.
Reporting to the Executive Director of the Durham Tech Foundation, the Manager of Grants Development is responsible for securing external funds through formal grant proposals from federal, state, and local agencies, as well as the private sector. Click here for more info.
Director of Development and Membership Engagement, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
From NCAJ: “The North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) is a nonpartisan association of legal professionals with more than 2,500 members dedicated to protecting people’s rights through community, education and advocacy. NCAJ is seeking a Director of Development and Member Engagement to oversee all fundraising for the organization as well as the management of membership engagement. The Director of Development and Member Engagement works in close collaboration with the Executive Director and leads the development and implementation of the organization’s fundraising plan. Additionally, this position oversees the member engagement activities of the organization.” Click here for more info.