Director of Development and Communications
The Director of Development and Communications will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of donors and prospects as well as marketing and promoting the activities of Seventy Five North and the Highlander neighborhood.
Identify, cultivate and solicit philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with donors.
Support fundraising strategies and activities to ensure proper acknowledgment, recognition and stewardship of donors
Develop and lead comprehensive annual campaigns to include appeals, monthly donors, ecampaigns, stewardship and increasing average gift amounts
Oversee progress, deadlines, goals and objectives related to annual giving, corporate giving and planned giving
Assist in strategic planning activities to implement fundraising goals and objectives.
Develop and execute communication strategies to tell the story of the Seventy Five North and the Highlander neighborhood with external audiences
Recommend, drive, and support interviews, op-eds, and other media engagements
Manage press inquiries and build strong relationships with various media outlets
Development a proactive outreach to North Omaha audiences to promote events and programming in Highlander
Update and maintain information on website, social, and media campaigns
Ensure brand and messaging create a visual unity and voice that is integrated across all platforms Content Development & Storytelling
Responsible for planning and creating engaging content for social media, digital marketing, email newsletters, promotional materials, toolkits, event materials and PR pitches.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in English, public administration, business, communications, marketing or related field preferred but not required
Demonstrated success in fundraising and donor engagement
Minimum of five years demonstrated successful experience developing and stewarding a donor portfolio
Record of developing communication strategies to meet goals, anticipating and successfully identifying communications opportunities
Exceptional writing, editing and verbal communication skills • High attention to detail and deadlines
Demonstrated project management skills, ability to juggle short-term and long-term tasks/responsibilities
Ability to create and execute integrated marketing/communication plans, including the development of goals, deliverables and timelines, and delivering results.
About Seventy Five North
Founded in 2011, our purpose is to facilitate the revitalization of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood. We work to break the cycle of poverty and community deterioration by partnering to create high-quality housing, thriving schools, recreational facilities and other neighborhood enrichment amenities. For more information, please visit SeventyFiveNorth.org.
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