Director of Development & Communications

Job title: Director of Development & Communications
Organization: Center for Addiction Treatment
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description

This position is responsible for planning and implementation of CAT’s Fundraising and Communications program. The Director is a member of the organization’s senior leadership team and is charged with increasing awareness and charitable support for CAT’s mission and operations.


Development Plan  

  • Annually develop a Plan, with input from the CEO and Development Committee, to identify, cultivate and solicit philanthropic support
  • Conduct necessary prospect research and data analysis to attract new donors and upgrade current donors
  • Develop reporting structure to ensure goals are met or exceeded

Donor Relations/Stewardship

  • Develop relationships with major individual, corporate and foundation donors
  • Prepare proposals and grant applications as needed to secure contributions
  • Assure donors receive professional, timely responses of appreciation


  • Serve on board and staff committees as needed
  • Ensure accurate donor records are maintained
  • Fulfill reporting requirements for foundation grants
  • Manage department budget to ensure the best return on investment

Quality Improvement

  • Support NIATx efforts
  • Support CAT’s trauma-informed care culture
  • Produce and report Moving the Needle data


  • Enhance professional growth and development, meeting the requirements of the Staff Development Plan
  • Uphold professional Code of Ethics
  • Job duties may be increased, decreased or combined as the needs of the organization dictate


  • Ability to work well with individuals of diverse ages, cultures, races, genders, religions, socioeconomic background, disability, gender, and sexual orientation.
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High degree of organization and time management
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficient in Word, Raiser’s Edge as well as graphic design software

Work Environment            

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401K – 3% employer pre-tax contribution after 6 months of employment
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off

Interested candidates should email Angelica Bonds ( with a resume/cover letter and desired pay.