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Development and Communications Officer

Development and Communications Officer
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Job Description: 

We are looking for a self-starting, caring, passionate, talented and energetic professional to lead and manage the development program for the Hope and Heal Fund: The Fund to Stop Gun Violence in California. The person will lead fundraising strategy working with the Executive Director and the Steering Committee. The Development and Communications Officer will work with a small but dedicated team to take the Fund to the next level to build upon the great momentum we have established during our first two years of existence. The position will also be responsible for developing effective communication vehicles and messaging for existing and potential Hope and Heal donor partners including newsletters and donor updates. 


Essential Responsibilities and Tasks (the full job description is attached):

  • Lead Hope and Heal Fund Development Strategy
  • Cultivate Foundation and Individual Donors
  • Manage, Develop and Refine Communications to Donors
  • Facilitate the daily operating needs of Development and Grant Management


Able to work remotely from a home office and must be located in California.

New Venture Fund Careers

The Hope and Heal Fund is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund's work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.


How to Apply

Please send your CV/Resume, salary requirements and cover letter to: [email protected].
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Use Subject Line: Development Officer