Director of Philanthropy/Development (Remote)

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

High Country News is hiring a Director of Philanthropy to lead the fundraising efforts of our award-winning nonprofit media organization. This is a chance to help take a beloved Western institution to the next level, as we draw a broader, more diverse public into the vital conversations about the land and water, climate and conservation, and diverse human and natural communities of the Western United States.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The Director of Philanthropy is a key member of HCN's senior management team, overseeing all of the fundraising activities that support HCN’s monthly magazine, digital publishing activities, and community engagement. This position works closely with the Executive Director & Publisher, directs the Fundraising Department, collaborates with the other senior managers, and keeps the staff and board abreast of, and engaged in, fundraising efforts.

Other Information/Requirements: 

The ideal candidate has deep understanding of, and passion for, HCN's mission and values; exceptional written and verbal communication skills; the ability to engage diverse internal and external audiences, including staff and board members, and new and longtime supporters; strong organizational skills and the ability to monitor and control budgets; and thorough knowledge of a wide range of fundraising techniques.

How to Apply: 

Send a résumé, cover letter, and two (2) writing samples to [email protected] with "Director of Philanthropy" in the subject line. Your cover letter should include any personal experience or qualifications you may have, and how you’d advance justice, equity, diversity and inclusion through the work. This position is open and accepting applications until filled, with preference for applications submitted by April 28, 2024. In your email, please let us know how you heard about the position.

Salary Range: 
$90,759 to $95,801 annual equivalent
Contact Information
Gina Gurreri
PO Box 1090
PO Box 1090
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(970) 527-4898
Business Fax: 
High Country News
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Apr 24 2024
Date to Remove: 
Jul 23 2024

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