Common Ground Solutions is seeking a strategic, passionate, and performance-driven Director of Development to join a nimble and fast-growing non-profit organization dedicated to improving civic engagement and the quality of political discourse. You will plan, direct, and coordinate fundraising from a variety of sources, including individual, corporate, and foundation donors through solicitation, campaigns, planned giving, and other vehicles. The ideal candidate is excited to build a fundraising operation from the ground up and own it going forward.
The Director will be a proven fundraiser, compelling storyteller, and avid relationship builder. You are adept at leveraging traditional donors in the democracy space while thinking creatively about how to cultivate a broader and more inclusive community of donors. You love connecting with people and turning a roomful of strangers into friends. You have a knack for identifying problem solvers who care more about people than political parties, and are a strong manager of new and existing relationships. This position reports to the executive director and has general administrative support from our staff.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Please note that Common Ground Solutions is based in Rochester, NY, but that this is a national search, and the position may be remote.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status.
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