Development and Communications Director

Job title: Development and Communications Director
Organization: The Hyde Park Center for Older Adults
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description

The Hyde Park Center for Older Adults seeks a full-time Development & Communications Director to manage our fundraising initiatives and oversee our donor relations program. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building a strong development program to fuel the future growth of our organization. This position involves managing individual and corporate gifts, planned and annual campaigns and special events. If you have a background in non-profit fundraising and development and have a passion for enhancing the lives of older adults and creating strong community engagement, we invite you to apply.


  • Develop and implements methods for fundraising including; annual campaign, major gifts, planned giving, grant proposals and special events.
  • Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships. Maintain on-going communications with private and corporate donors.
  • Responsible for editing and distribution of monthly newsletter and maintaining mailing list.
  • Staff the Board Development Committee. Responsible for creating agendas, communicating with members and maintaining committee minutes.
  • Work collaboratively and creatively with the Executive Director to create development budget and set goals for fundraising, marketing and publicity.
  • Collaborate with staff, board and volunteers on the management and planning of fundraising events and donor receptions
  • Develop print marketing collateral related to fundraising and marketing of our services.
  • Manage gift processing, donor acknowledgment, donor data base and any accompanying information systems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years fundraising experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with fundraising software
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Foundation experience and grant writing experience preferred
  • Desire to create impact and community engagement

Interested candidates please email