Monday, June 15, 2009

We're hiring our first Development and Communications Director- you interested?


Project Interfaith, a non-profit interfaith organization dedicated to building understanding, respect and relationships among people of all faiths and beliefs, is now accepting applications for the position of Development & Communications Director (DCD). The DCD will work with the Executive Director and development and communications committees to develop & implement fundraising & communications plans. The DCD will be charged with donor research & prospect solicitations, social media and database development/ management, grantwriting, creating media releases & kits, and other responsibilities necessary to meet fundraising & communications goals. The DCD will carry out necessary tasks to manage the office.

Bachelor's degree required, major in relevant field preferred (i.e. religious studies, non-profit development, marketing, etc.), at least three years of fundraising/development &/or communications/public relations experience, proficiency using Microsoft Office (including Access) & Quickbooks strongly preferred. A passion for interfaith work important. Demonstrated successful grant writing experience required.

Prefer experience working with & soliciting donors, maintaining websites, using social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs, & working in non-profit settings especially those in start-up phase desired. Successful completion of certificate in fundraising a plus.

Salary range: $35,000- $45,000 plus great benefits and flexible work environment.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position and may require working some weekends and evenings. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Interested candidates should apply at (The University of Nebraska at Omaha generously handles our human resources and payroll matters). Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls or emails please.

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