Career Opportunity

Assistant Director of Development and Communications

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Where All Children Thrive

The role of the Assistant Director of Development and Communications is new to Ellis and will provide robust development support in keeping with the organization’s culture.

The ideal candidate is drawn to Ellis’s mission and thrives on a small team in dynamic environments. Ellis is a hands-on agency and all employees, at every level of the organization, are required to stretch beyond their job descriptions to support our programs when needed.

As part of a development team of three, the Assistant Director of Development and Communications will play a critical role in all areas of development, with various
opportunities to add value in all aspects of fundraising including volunteer management.


Manages new and existing annual events such the main fall fundraiser and 1-2 spring fundraising events and special cultivation events, as needed.  Organizes and supports a number of volunteer programs from the Board of Trustees to corporate service days. Additional responsibilities include assisting the VP of Advancement, Community and Equity in strengthening/creating operations systems needed for a growing development department.