roGeorgia is a bold, trusted, and diverse collaborative that champions an equitable and inclusive democracy, for and with traditionally underrepresented communities. ProGeorgia supports and coordinates the civic engagement programs of our diverse partner organizations. ProGeorgia develops the infrastructure, executes the joint strategies, and employs new tools and technology to assure a government that is more responsive to the needs of our constituencies.
At ProGeorgia we believe that every citizen should be able to vote without undue obstacles, roadblocks, restrictions, confusion, or intimidation and that
ProGeorgia is seeking an accountable, passionate, goal-oriented visionary to serve in a critical new role as Development Director after raising significant resources through statewide voter engagement for high-profile national and statewide elections. The Development Director will bring a record of success developing relationships, particularly with philanthropic/institutional funders, that generate revenue for mission-based organizations or initiatives as well as experience developing employees and effective development strategies. This position reports to the Executive Director and will build and lead a small team of professional staff and consultants ensuring development-related work plans and goals are aligned with the mission, values, and strategic direction of the organization and, ultimately, fulfilled.
The ideal Development Director will be a highly organized, analytical, strategic, and flexible partner to the Executive Director and team ensuring timelines are developed and met and committing to respectful, productive engagement with a diverse set of stakeholders. The Development Director will also be a committed, innovative leader with an understanding of and respect for grassroots organizing and participatory democracy who can inspire others, find common points of interest, and motivate partnership and investment in ProGeorgia’s mission and initiatives. This position will be a part of ProGeorgia’s leadership team, and they will be charged with the following responsibilities:
The ideal candidate for Development Director will possess many of the experiences and qualifications described below but need not possess them all to be considered:
To apply, email a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and list of three references (references will not be contacted without your advanced notice) to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 17, 2022.
Use the subject line: Development Director. Please submit PDF or Microsoft Word files only, preferably with all materials in one combined file.
Resume review begins immediately.
Questions or Nominations? Email us at email@example.com.
Location: The position is located in Atlanta, Georgia with the ability to work remotely with some required travel within the state. Open to candidates willing to relocate to Georgia. All staff are working remotely during the current COVID-19 crisis.
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: ProGeorgia will offer a competitive annual salary within the range of $100,000 – $150,000, commensurate with experience. ProGeorgia also offers comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; 401k and company matching; and generous holiday, vacation, and leave benefits.
About the Process: ProGeorgia is partnering with Walker and Associates Consulting – a Black- and woman-owned equity-centered national strategic management consulting and search firm – to facilitate this search.
ProGeorgia State Table is an equal opportunity employer and having a diverse staff is a fundamental principle at ProGeorgia, where employment, development and promotion opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.