Director of Development & Communications

Plummer Youth Promise
Massachusetts, United States
$115,000.00 - $125,000.00
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development and Communications will oversee a comprehensive development program, currently raising $1M annually, guide the organization to success within its current $17M capital campaign, of which $12M has been raised, and direct strategic communications and marketing efforts. Overseeing a team of five and working collaboratively with Plummer’s Executive Director and Board of Trustees, this is an opportunity to drive tremendous impact and advance a vital mission.


The successful candidate will be an experienced fundraiser, self- motivated and inspired by the mission of Plummer Youth Promise.  They will be a data-driven strategist and effective communicator with the ability to translate qualitative impact and outcomes to external audiences. The incumbent will be entrepreneurial will play a key role in expanding the base of local and national funders, while also stewarding and engaging with a loyal base of supporters on the North Shore of Massachusetts.


The Director of Development and Communications will spend approximately 50% of their time externally with funding partners and prospective donors. They will be motivated to deepen philanthropic relationships and to engage with community partners and funders. They will be driven to advance a relationship-driven, best practice development program.


The incoming Director will also serve on the organization’s Senior Leadership Team, which helps to determine and implement Plummer’s strategic priorities. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Development and Communication will help drive a fast-paced, mission driven culture devoted to the values of inclusion and belonging. Essential to this individual’s success is the ability to work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Senior Leadership Team, and Board of Trustees to develop, implement and achieve the organization’s strategy, priorities, and goals by leveraging the strengths and skills of cross-functional teams.

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