Job Details

Development and Communications Manager
Rocketown of Middle Tennessee(Rocketown)

Date Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018  

Current Posting Expires: 9/10/2018  
Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

Job Title:                                        Development & Communications Manager

Reports To:                                   Director of Development & Communications

Mission of Organization:            To offer hope to the next generation through Christ’s love.

Purpose of Position:                    The Development Manager is a full-time position dedicated to raising funds, volunteers and awareness to support the mission of Rocketown.  

 About the Position

We are expanding our team!  We are looking for that perfect someone who has 3-5 years of fundraising experience and a proven track record in meeting development goals.  If you enjoy building relationships with people and sharing stories of faith, love, hope, strength, survival, and achievement, we want to meet you!  We are a small shop with big goals! 

Development Responsibilities

Work closely with the Director of Development and other Development and Communications staff to execute a development plan that includes:

  • Individual Giving

·       Corporate Sponsorships and Partnerships

·       Alumni Relations

  • Major Gifts
  • Grant Funding
  • Church Relations
  • Events

 Communications Responsibilities

·      Represent Rocketown in the community  

·      Build and strengthen relationships amongst supporters

·      Expand base of support

·      Provide direction for website content strategy and management

·      Collaborate with Programs and Outreach Departments to create social media content


§  Minimum of Bachelors Degree; Masters Preferred

§  Minimum of 3-5 years fundraising experience

§  Must love youth and have a heart for those in need

§  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

§  Self-motivated with a deep desire to succeed and exceed goals

§  Proficiency preferred in the following: Microsoft Office suite, Salesforce or other donor management software, WordPress

 Salary and Benefits

·                Full-time, Salary position

·                Medical, dental and vision insurance

·                401k Retirement Plan + 4%match

·                Generous vacation and sick leave policy

·                Free parking










Job Type: Full-time
Contact Information and Procedure:
Please send your cover letter and resume to Jenny Myhr  No phone calls please.
Jenny Myhr 601 4th avenue south Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 843-4001 x219
Fax: (615) 656-0205