Development Director

Job Description
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Ghost Ranch is a dynamic place of unparalleled beauty and a rich, unique history. Nestled among the cliffs of New Mexico, this beloved education and retreat center offers visitors access to workshops and week-long experiences, unmatched hiking trails, museums, and more; it touches the lives of 10,000 individuals from across the country each year.

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The next Development Director for Ghost Ranch will assume leadership at a pivotal time in the Ranch’s history. They will have an array of tools at their disposal —a transformative fundraising initiative, passionate donor base, supportive volunteers, committed team, and awe-inspiring setting—to be well equipped to help write the next chapter of Ghost Ranch’s history.

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent experience
• CFRE (desired)
• Master’s degree (desired)
• Five years or more experience leading fundraising for an organization and/or leading fundraising teams.
• An understanding of and experience with donor databases and systems (required)
• Proven professional experience with grant-writing, planned giving and endowments, and capital campaign projects (desired)

How to Apply: 

Benefactor Group is pleased to be assisting Ghost Ranch Education & Retreat Center with this executive search. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications are considered highly confidential. To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume in pdf format to:
Benefactor Group Recruitment Team
[email protected]

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Contact Information
Benefactor Group Recruitment Team
Ghost Ranch Education & Retreat Center
New Mexico
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Nov 13 2023
Date to Remove: 
Dec 15 2023

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