Director of Partner Resource Development

Remote Location Allowed

About CPD + CPD Action
The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD, c3) and CPD Action (c4) are a national network of close to fifty community-based organizations in 35 states that build organizing power to transform the local, state and national policy landscape through deep, long-term partnerships with leading community organizing groups and progressive labor unions nationwide.

About the Position
We seek an energetic and experienced Director of Partner Resource Development to:

  • Develop a curriculum and deliver network-wide trainings on: development planning, diversifying funding, prospect research, major donor relations, special events planning, grant writing and grant management
  • Engage deeply with an initial Development cohort of network staff from 8-15 partner organizations
  • Provide 1:1 assistance to a specific set of partners

A strong candidate will have:

  • Significant experience as a Development Director with a proven track record growing an organization’s funding base with both institutional and individual donors
  • Deep alignment with CPD’s theory of change, which focuses on building strong people’s institutions
  • Experience working with membership-based and 501 (c)4 organizations
  • Primary Responsibilities
  • The Director of Partner Resource Development primary responsibilities will include:
  • Creating a development training curriculum
  • Building out a development training program that deeply engages our partners (Development Cohort, Development Boot Camps, etc.)
  • 1:1 development support to specific partner

Job Requirements

  • A demonstrated commitment to social and racial justice issues and understanding of challenges facing immigrant communities, communities of color, and low-and moderate income people
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Development Director
  • A track record of helping other people succeed in their roles
  • Success as independent, self-motivated, and strong leader that is able to drive project and programs to completion in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with diverse organizations and partners
  • Experience working in diverse communities
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Results-focused and organized
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

Generous salary and benefits package, depending on experience. This position is .6 FTE (30 hours a week) and fully benefit eligible.

Please submit your resume and cover letter through our hiring portal: https://cpd.hiringthing.com/job/50275/director-of-partner-resource-development

CPD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively recruits people of color, women, individuals with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community.

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