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Director of Development

The Director of Development and Communications will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of donors for Seventy Five North and the Highlander neighborhood.

Development Responsibilities

  • 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.


  • 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

  • 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

About Seventy Five North

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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.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to othello@seventyfivenorth.org