Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Director of Philanthropy and Communications | Full Time

Category: Non-profit

Location: 255 South Champlain Street


The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) serves Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties through its Community Action work and we also have statewide programs focusing on education and advocacy. Our mission is to address the fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and work with people to achieve economic independence. CVOEO is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all its practices. In so doing, we strive for a just society in which everyone belongs.

 CVOEO seeks an experienced, energetic, and committed Director of Philanthropy and Communications with a high degree of initiative to join our team! to work closely with the Executive Director and Board Development Committee to sustain and expand our fundraising program.

 The Director will be responsible for overseeing philanthropy and communication strategies for CVOEO with a goal of sustaining existing programs and efforts and supporting new program initiatives that align with CVOEO’s strategic planning process.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director will work closely with and supervise the Associate Director of Development and Communications to create an annual development plan, a communications plan, and to achieve financial objectives. The Director will have experience in effective fundraising practices that support the mission and programs of CVOEO, and coordinate effective marketing and communications strategies to support those practices.

 We are seeking candidates with a minimum of a Bachelor degree in Communications, Development or Marketing and/or equivalent prior experience.  In addition, candidates should have 3-5 years development or fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization; proven track record of achieving fundraising targets; effective verbal and written communication skills, bilingual abilities a plus; and a commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

 We offer an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, generous time off, a retirement plan and discounted gym membership.  We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our Agency.  Please apply by sending a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and a statement explaining your commitment to diversity and inclusion to:  Develop2021@cvoeo.org    The review of applications begins immediately.  Position open until filled.  To learn more about this position please view our job description:  Director of Philanthropy & Communications.

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Please apply by sending a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and a statement explaining your commitment to diversity and inclusion to:  Develop2021@cvoeo.org