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Senior Director of Development

Core Ventures
Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Company:

At Cross Purpose, we believe in being all-in, putting down deep roots in a community, and loving neighbors even when it costs us. We believe in telling people the truth, even when it hurts. These are just some of our values, and we take them very seriously. CrossPurpose is a faith-based organization affiliated with Providence Bible Church. We believe that the non-profit organization, working in tandem with the local church, most fully reflects Gods kingdom.

As an employee of CrossPurpose, you will be joining a community on a mission to abolish all forms of poverty in Denver. If you are just interested in a job, this opportunity is not for you. If you are looking for a way to live out your purpose, read on.

CrossPurpose has been selected as one of 2021 and 2022s Best Places to Work by the Denver Business Journal!

The Position:

This position aims to cultivate philanthropic relationships with individuals, companies, and churches with a passion for eradicating poverty while working closely with the CDO and development team to actively drive fundraising efforts with a focus on major gift philanthropy in support of the Cross Purpose program.

This person will be responsible for leading a team of Directors that manage and lead various parts of the Development side of the house.


  • Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Senior Director will lead individual donor strategy within a team of development professionals
  • Set annual fundraising plans, goals, and timelines to optimize donor relations and secure the resources necessary to support the organizations mission
  • Develop opportunities and support for critical capital projects and special initiatives
  • Develop, implement, and manage strategies for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a significant donor portfolio - helping to contribute a significant funding of the total operating budget
  • The Senior Director will be responsible for overseeing thoughtful, compelling proposals for major opportunities, working collaboratively with program staff to obtain data and monitor the impact of programs
  • Manage a portfolio of principal donors while also directing 3-4 direct reports.
  • Maintain compliance with required donor reporting procedures and financial monitoring, utilizing CRM software and data dashboards.


  • Strong leader and self-starter with a results-oriented approach
  • Knowledge of the fundraising process, prior grant writing experience with foundations and corporations; minimum 8-10 years of experience in an institutional fundraising position
  • Track record in cultivating and securing six-figure gifts across a variety of programs
  • Proven track record of bringing in new and increased sources of diverse funding
  • Staff management experience, preferably for geographically-dispersed direct reports
  • Bachelors required. MBA and/or Masters in related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of key foundations and philanthropic funders, especially in the Denver Metro Area.
  • This person should carry themselves with confidence, be able to interface with generous donors with high giving potential and executive communication skills.
  • This person must resonate with the overall vision for Cross Purpose

Salary + Benefits:

  • 40 hours (flex schedule of 9-3, hybrid role options)
  • Salary/Wage: $97,000- $116,400
  • Performance Bonus: Unique compensation bonus structure in addition to annual salary.
  • Vacation: 15 days per year, plus the office is closed Christmas Day - New Year's Day, and staff Sick Days: 6 days per year
  • Mental Health: Counseling Reimbursement
  • Insurance Benefits: Health, dental, vision, workers compensation, unemployment,
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability
  • These and other benefits are discussed in more detail in our Employee Handbook.

Core Ventures


Denver, CO
80205 USA


Non Profit