Director of Development & Communications

North Hills Community Outreach

Pittsburgh, PA, USA


US$68-74k (annually)


Full time

Nov 2


  • Oversee development, communications, garden and volunteer activities.
  • Supervise the development, garden and volunteer staff.
  • Develop and implement NHCO’s annual development and communications plans, strategic plan and budget.
  • Be the main contact for NHCO’s individual donors and supporters.

Duties include:

  • Oversee grassroots fundraising, including maintaining and expanding donor outreach and relations with individuals, major donors, businesses, board members, religious organizations, civic groups, schools.
  • Supervise the Communications Coordinator, Garden Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator and Development Coordinator.
  • Plan, write, and produce thank you letters.
  • Design and execute a Donor Recruitment and Retention Plan.
  • Research, design and execute the organization’s fundraising campaigns and special events from beginning to end, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Oversee the management of websites and social media as well as develop content.
  • Oversee production of fliers, promotional materials, annual reports, newsletters, donor appeals and constant contacts to include producing content or proofing.
  • Utilize Donor Software to keep track of and update donor profiles as well as provide team with donor lists for mail and email campaigns.
  • Assist in creating the annual Development budget, with assistance from the Executive Director.
  • Act as staff liaison to the Board Development and Communications Committee and Young Community Leaders Board
  • Serve as an integral part of the senior management, strategic planning committee, and grants team

Hours: FT exempt, office hours M-F 9:00-5:00 pm Evenings and weekends as needed to fulfill responsibilities

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and five to ten years of development and communications experiences required. Familiarity with many Adobe Creative Suite programs, particularly Indesign. Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Word, Power Point and the willingness to learn additional applications including DonorPerfect. Must pass Act 33/34 and FBI fingerprint clearances. Ability to lift 20 lbs.

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