Director of Communications and Development


Job Description: 
Would you like to make your mark in an ascendant organization dedicated to empowering people to use media and communications to live better lives, use authentic voice, and build common understanding? Do you want the chance to build an individual giving program from the ground up? Come join SPNN’s team of creative, dedicated professionals in the heart of the Creative Enterprise Zone as our new Director of Communications and Development!

The Director of Communications and Development, in partnership with the Executive Director, will develop and execute an annual strategic fundraising plan focused on individual giving and will help us build and communicate our brand via social and traditional media. The ideal applicant will have expertise in individual fund development, a knack for storytelling, and a passion for the diversity that makes St. Paul great.

What You Get to Do

Help promote and develop the brand of one of St. Paul’s best-kept secrets.
Create a strategic communications and development plan to build brand awareness and grow our donor base.
Grow our individual giving program.
Plan a few marquee events throughout the year.
Work closely with four core departments to help tell our stories.
Join our leadership team as we plan for the next stage in our organization’s existence.
Research and identify potential grant prospects.

What We Need From You

Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated equivalent experience.
5+ years of development or communications experience.
Proven history of success in individual giving.
Aptitude for holistic communications across a variety of media.
Ability to provide outstanding customer service internally and externally.
Experience working with diverse stakeholders from a variety of racial, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
A positive attitude, a sense of humor, and the ability to ask questions and learn new things.

Reports to: Executive Director
Schedule: M-F, 9:00-5:00 with some evenings and weekends
Class: Exempt
Compensation and Benefits: Salary of $50,000-$60,000, depending on experience and qualifications. We offer 12 sick days and 12 vacation days annually with nine paid holidays and two personal days. We offer competitive medical, dental, and retirement as well.

To Apply
Please send a PDF cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Communications and Development Director” in the subject line. 

Opportunity Opens

Friday, Nov 10th 2017

Opportunity Closes

Saturday, Dec 30th 2017, 11:45pm

Application Location

External Site
MN Artists