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The Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire and empower Denver Public Schools (DPS) students to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions of higher education, by providing the tools, knowledge and financial resources essential for success.
The primary role of the Corporate and Major Gifts Officer is to provide strategic leadership in raising annual fund revenue and major gifts support through Individuals and Corporations. The Corporate and Major Gifts Officer is responsible for managing individual and corporate giving efforts by cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding relationships with individual and corporate donors. In addition, the Corporate and Major Gifts Officer is part of a Development Team supporting all fundraising efforts and internal processes to help achieve the organization’s annual revenue goals.
POSITION SUMMARY: The position will work as an integral part of the program team to assist in the development and implementation of a new career pathways initiative. The position is supported by a grant to promote technical certifications to former DSF Scholars who have discontinued their postsecondary enrollment and to assist them in enrolling in such programs. DSF will conduct intensive outreach targeting former Scholars interested in technical skills pathways and connect them to the appropriate certificate programs and employers. The Assistant will provide referral to community agencies, and help coordinate programs to support former Scholars enrolling in technical programs.
Assist with various projects throughout the Scholarship Department to support the Scholarship application, processing, and payment cycles.
Work as an integral part of the Retention Team to assist in the development and implementation of ongoing improvements to DSF’s college retention program, with specific attention to one of the following three areas:
Assist with a variety of communications and marketing activities for DSF including social media, collateral development and event promotion.
Assist with the collection, analysis, and reporting of data in ongoing evaluation projects.
To assist the DSF College Access Services team in its programming and services, along with partnerships with DPS, college access programs and colleges, to ensure that DPS seniors will have the academic, financial and social support to enroll in college.
Assist with critical components of program management, event planning, and communications in the Volunteer & Alumni Relations department.
Assist with a variety of fundraising and special event activities for DSF, including donor research, donor cultivation and event planning and promotion.
Assist with the implementation of the DSF Talent Search Program, created in the Montbello community. Help increase the effectiveness of program services and data tracking and gain experience in program operations, student services, and project performance reporting.