PEBC is a 36-year old Colorado based nonprofit that supports educators and education leaders across the
continuum of their professional lives. From preparing candidates to become teachers, through the
educators’ highest levels of practice and leadership, PEBC provides customized professional development
support, including coaching, mentoring, demonstration teaching, and guided observation, among many
other strategies, to improve student growth and success, and elevate the profession. We work in PreK-12
classrooms, across the curriculum areas, including the STEM concentrations. Through the organization’s
years of work in the field, and the many books its staff have written, we work in districts and schools across
the nation, from urban to rural.

The Director of Development will provide vision and strategic direction for all fundraising programs,
including special events, federal and state grant submissions, local and national foundation research and
submissions. The Director of Development will be the primary fundraiser for the organization, in partnership
with the senior executives of PEBC.

Major Responsibilites Include And Are Not Limited To The Following:
● Grow Colorado-based donors: individuals, corporate and foundation relationships
● Develop and launch national fundraising campaign in markets where PEBC has a significant presence
● Support the Policy Director in development related to Colorado, national and federal grant
applications, and those related to Colorado legislative initiatives
● Focus on organizational financial stability and growth
● Partner with: Asst. Executive Dir. of Business Development in developing philanthropic opportunities
connected to client contracts; the Director of Operations in ensuring that internal operations support
fundraising opportunities, implementation and reporting; and the Controller on designing grant
budgets and other types of gifts to maximize the supports to schools and districts; and all
department heads in crafting grant narratives, and other asks
● Build a long-term individual donor campaign
● Serve on organization Leadership and / or Executive Team
● Support Board in its fundraising activities
● Other duties as needed

Qualifications/Skills:
The ideal candidate will possess:
● Extensive computer skills, including MS Word, PowerPoint, SalesForce, etc.
● Advanced knowledge of Excel and ability to quickly learn new database technologies
● Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills
● Advanced clerical and administrative skills
● Attention to detail
● Strong problem solving skills
● Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity

Characteristics:
● Entrepreneurial stance
● Leadership abilities
● Systems thinking
● Action-oriented
● Flexible
● Writing skills
● Ability to synthesize
● Ability to travel
● Ability to work with Foundation leads, policymakers and policy influencers
● Ability to collaborate

Experience:
● A minimum of five years development experience in a leadership role
● Grant writing, budget development and reporting experience
● Knowledge of and a track record with federal and state government grants and national foundations
● Familiarity with SalesForce and database management
● Experience with development of department structures
● Staff management experience

Education Requirements:
● Bachelor’s degree mandatory; Master’s degree preferred

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