DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
The Educational Video Center (www.evc.org) is seeking an exceptional Development and Communications Director to join our team at a time of strategic growth. EVC is an award-winning non-profit youth media arts and social justice organization dedicated to teaching documentary video as a means to develop the artistic, critical literacy, and career skills of young people, while nurturing their idealism and commitment to social change.
The Development and Communications Director’s primary focus will be proposal and report writing, prospecting and research of funding opportunities, cultivation of new and existing funding relationships, liaising with EVC’s program teams and other departments to understand needs and programming, and effectively and compellingly communicating EVC’s mission, programming, accomplishments, and needs to external audiences in both verbal and written form. Extensive grant writing experience is required; experience in marketing and public relations is a plus.
The Development and Communications Director responsibilities include:
Developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising strategy to ensure that EVC’s revenue meets its annual funding objectives and broadens its donor base through: foundation and government grant writing, corporate giving, individual and major donor recruitment and retention, digital fundraising, and in-person and virtual events planning.
Grant writing and reporting (75%)
Individual giving, major donors and fundraising events (15%)
Systems, Processes, and Department Administration (5%)
Other responsibilities as assigned.
The position will be compensated at a full time rate with benefits in the range of $70,000 – $80,000 commensurate with experience, and will be supervised by EVC’s Executive Director.
This position is eligible for vacation, sick days, and organizational holidays with health and dental insurance, commuter benefits, and more.
Please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter detailing how your experiences match the responsibilities of the position, and how you heard about this position, to [email protected] Please include the title of the position in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and handled with confidentiality.
As an organization EVC is committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate racial inequities and oppression. We intentionally seek to build and maintain a diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of our students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, EVC encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability or any other legally protected basis.