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The Assistant to the Executive Director has overall responsibility for supporting the Executive Director and Development Director. Primary responsibilities focus on enhancing the Executive and Development Directors’ effectiveness.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a capacity to handle a wide range of tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenge of working alongside a small office of diverse people and programs. The ability to interact with the DSF Team (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is crucial to this role. Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important.
The primary role of the Manager of Foundation Relations is to provide strategic leadership in raising annual fund revenue and long term support through federal, state and foundation funding sources. The Manager of Foundation Relations is responsible for proposal development and follow-up processes to secure and maintain funding. The Manager of Foundation Relations will proactively cultivate and steward granting foundations. In addition, as part of a Development Team, this position will support all fundraising efforts to help achieve the organization’s annual revenue goals.
The primary role of the Associate Director of Development is to provide strategic leadership in raising current revenue and long term support through major gifts and the annual fund. The Associate Director of Development is responsible for managing individual giving efforts by cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donor relationships with an emphasis on new donor acquisition strategies. In addition, as part of a Development Team, this position will support all fundraising efforts and internal processes to help achieve the organization’s annual revenue goals.
The Director of Strategic Partnerships takes the lead role in the identification, development, and management of community partnerships benefitting the students, programs and services of the Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF). This is a high-visibility position reporting to the Deputy Executive Director. The Director of Strategic Partnerships is a member of the DSF senior management team and has supervisory responsibilities over the DSF volunteer program. This position collaborates with all DSF departments to develop partnership opportunities in support of the organization’s mission, and strategic goals. We seek candidates who feel a sense of urgency about making a difference in the lives of students, and who are absolutely passionate about, and demonstrate, an unwavering commitment to DSF, our mission, and values.
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.