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The Food Pantries for the Capital District
Albany, NY, United States
21 days ago
The Food Pantries for the Capital District
Albany, New York, United States
21 days ago


Job Title:  Director of Development and Communications            

Department: Community Engagement, Development, Communications

Status: Full Time

Reports To:  Executive Director

Director of Development and Communications

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Director of Development and Communications will lead community engagement, development, and communications efforts as The Food Pantries for the Capital District continues to grow.  The Director will have the opportunity to build on the growth The Food Pantries has experienced, as well as strengthen current relationships, partners, and programs.  The ideal candidate will be someone who can bring new ideas to the table to increase our presence, build strong relationships, identify new opportunities, develop strategies and put those strategies into practice.  This position will be responsible for all activities related to community engagement including: fund development; grant writing; grant contract management; donor relations; public relations; media; communications; marketing; events; social media; and volunteers.  The Director will oversee the Community Engagement Coordinator and Community Communications Coordinator. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute The Food Pantries for the Capital District’s annual fundraising and communications plan
  • Develop and track proposals, deliverables and reports for all foundation and corporate funding
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government  
  • Secure community engagement by volunteers and in-kind donations
  • Oversee volunteer recruitment, placement, training, and recognition
  • Oversee the administration of the NEON CRM software system
  • Oversee donor recognition
  • Monitor all donor and revenue information; provide and present statistical analyses and reports
  • Develop and maintain ongoing and new relationships with donors, volunteers, and partners
  • Oversee fundraising and outreach events
  • Implement communications plan
  • Responsible for grant writing and reporting


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s a plus
  • 5-plus years of professional fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success building a development operation will be a plus
  • 5-plus years of management/leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of supporters and build long-term relationships
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can lead both strategic and tactical fundraising and marketing/communications initiatives
  • Ability to work independently without close oversight; but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside of The Food Pantries
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and solve problems expeditiously
  • Strong relational and collaborative skills
  • Strong commitment to and passion for The Food Pantries’ mission is essential
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual fundraising and communications plan
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Knowledge of basic budgeting best practices
  • Experience with technology in office, fundraising, CRM, communications, and social media platforms
  • Positive, hands-on, can-do attitude
  • This position required some evening and weekend hours
  • A valid driver’s license

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58467766
  • Location:
    Albany, New York, United States
    Albany, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Director of Development and Communications
  • Company Name: The Food Pantries for the Capital District
  • Industry: Human Services
  • Job Function: Annual Giving,
    Development - General,
    Donor Relations/Stewardship,
    Major Gifts,
    Special Events,
    Volunteer Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: 4 Year Degree
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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