EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

CASA of Pueblo is seeking qualified candidates that are ambitious, self-motivated, creative and hard working for the position of Development Director to work in our Pueblo Office located at 130 W. Abriendo Ave.

CASA of Pueblo, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate against employees, applicants, or volunteers because of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and marital status.

This position is a full time position with some weekend and evening commitments required. 

 

INSTRUCTIONS (Please Review Carefully)

 

  • Download the Employment Application (pdf format below).

  • Attach a Cover Letter and Resume (or Curriculum Vita)

  • Mail the completed application and attachments. 

  • Deadline to Apply is August 21, 2020 or until the position is filled

 

Mail the completed application and attachments to:

 

Zane Grant, LCSW

CASA of Pueblo

130 W. Abriendo Ave.

Pueblo, CO  81004-4224

 

Please read the following requirements:

 

  • Hand delivered applications will not be considered.  Please mail your packet.

  • Please do not call the CASA office with questions.  Questions are welcome via email at zane@casaofpueblo.org

  • Applications must be complete with all attachments to be considered.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

The Development Director is responsible for establishing and cultivating new funding sources and maintaining relationships with current donors/grantors.  The Development Director is responsible for fundraising and promoting the agency with the community through large events, grant writing and reporting, publications, correspondence, public representation and collaborative work.  The Development Director reports to the Executive Director. 

 

Salary Range:  $48,000 to $53,000 FTE - based on experience and qualifications.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Have no felony convictions or be on the Colorado TRAILS Registry for Child Protection or the Colorado Bureau of Investigation or any other abuse registries.

  • Bachelor's degree in public relations, business, marketing, communications or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrate a history of successful grant writing and fundraising experience.

  • Demonstrate strong experience with social media presence.

  • Have strong ties to CASA of Pueblo’s service area with the ability to demonstrate multiple relationships with a variety of business and individual donors.

  • Understand donor relations and maintaining cooperative relationships. 

  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.

  • Must have advanced public speaking/writing skills and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize a large workload and work quickly and accurately with few mistakes.

  • Must be able to provide graphics and printed materials created to promote an event or cause.

  • Experience working with volunteers.

  • Must have knowledge of and sensitivity to family systems and child victimization.

  • Must have reliable transportation to attend out-of-town meetings as well as in-town meetings with a valid license and insurance.

  • Job duties, at times, may require flexible work hours outside of regular business hours or scheduled work hours.

  • Advanced knowledge of Mac Operating System and Microsoft Office Applications.

  • Familiarity with the community resources.

  • A commitment to CASA's goals and mission.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

The Development Director is hired by the Executive Director of the program and reports directly to the Executive Director who is responsible for his/her performance evaluations.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Complete CASA training and office training.

  • Attend Fund Development Meetings as scheduled by the Fund Development Committee.

  • In collaboration with the Executive Director and Fund Development Committee establish fundraising efforts through the cultivation of individual donors, corporate supporters, faith communities and foundations in order to develop a broad fundraising base.

  • Proactively manage grant applications in coordination with the Executive Director.  Seek new avenues for grants on an ongoing basis.

  • Assist the Fund Development Committee and Executive Director with special events.

  • Correspond with donors, liaisons, supporting churches, organizations, businesses, etc., through newsletters, direct mailings, and email.  Produce the quarterly newsletter, annual report, event invitations and other opportunities for donor contact.

  • Closely track and administer the donor database. 

  • Represent the agency at community events and advocacy efforts as needed. 

  • Attend all required meetings and special events.

  • Participate in performance evaluations of this position as directed by the Executive Director.

  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director or the Chairperson of the Board.

Development Director