Director of Development

Vital Communities

Vital Communities, a regional nonprofit located in White River Junction, VT, seeks a Director of Development to oversee all strategic and functional development and fundraising operations. Our main development goal is to creatively ensure Vital Communities’ financial sustainability while also engaging in equitable community resource sharing with other non-profits, advocates, and groups in the Upper Valley. The Development Director, coordinating closely with staff, is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to raise funds from individuals, corporations, foundations and the government to meet the organization’s revenue goals. Key strategic and development functions include creating and executing a strategic annual Development Plan, overseeing bi-annual appeals, cultivating new donors and grants, and stewarding strong relationships with existing funders.

Location: This can be a fully on-site or hybrid position. If hybrid, the in-person part of the job would be donor meetings as needed in the region and staff gatherings or meetings in our office in White River Junction, VT and the surrounding region.

Hiring Range: $80,000 – $90,000

Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, women, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Full job description at Email application materials to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Vital Communities will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2024.

To Apply:

A resume is required. Email application materials to We invite you to share additional materials if you choose. This is not required. You’re welcome to send in anything else that would represent your ability to do this job, such as a cover letter, a video, an audio file, or an example of your work. Whether or not you send additional materials, or if you send more than one, is not indicative of a strong application. We offer this opportunity to support different ways of expression and communication. Please limit a video or audio file to less than 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

Job Info

Location: 195 N Main St, White River Junction, VT 05001, USA
Category: Non-profit
Employment Type: Full Time
Posted: Apr 23, 2024
Deadline: Open Until Filled