Development Director - Strategic Giving

Posted: 09/21/2022

The Greater Colorado Council is hiring an experience fundraising professional. If you know a development person who is experienced in the cultivation and solicitation of major gifts, and is passionate about youth development, please let them know that we are hiring. 
Development Director Role 
As the Development Director for Strategic Gifts, you will work with some of the community’s top leadership both individually and through corporate giving opportunities.   Using a donor-centric approach, you will develop relationships to grow the mission of Scouting and find giving opportunities that match both organization needs and donor passion.  This position will also help create a leadership series assisting in the identification of community leaders, interviews and publishing videos or written articles.

  • Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of fundraising experience with demonstrated results in major gifts
  • Able to operate both independently and as an active participant in team-based strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies, trends, and best practices
  • Possesses excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills; the ability to work effectively with donors, corporate leaders, volunteers, and staff
  • Able to work varied hours when necessary to achieve positive objectives 
  • Believe in the BSA and subscribe to its principles and standards  
Compensation and Benefits 
The Greater Colorado Council offers a benefits package considered to be among the best in the nonprofit sector. The package includes major medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage in addition to long-term disability, accident, life insurance, and a matching contribution plan towards your retirement.

The starting range is $60,000 -75,000 annually based on qualifications 

To learn more about working with the Boy Scouts of America, visit the national employment page on the Boy Scouts of America website at To apply for this position, submit your resume and cover letter to Lisa Unger at

Wage Type: Salary

Now Hiring!: Full-Time

How to Apply: Instructions included in this job posting,Email primary contact

Required Candidate Screenings: Background Screen Required

Hiring Opportunities for All: Open to hiring people with disabilities,Open to hiring fair-chance workers,Open to hiring veterans