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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of Colorado’s families? Do you want to be part of the team that is leading the fight to improve health outcomes for pregnant and postpartum individuals, infants, and their families? Are you looking for an opportunity to play a significant role in shaping our organization’s growth? Then this job is for you!

Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC) is a statewide 501(c)3 nonprofit that works with healthcare facilities, community-based organizations, and families here in Colorado as well with national partners to advance best practices and improve outcomes in maternal and infant health. Our vision is that EVERY pregnant and postpartum person, infant, and their families in Colorado has access to and receives safe, equitable, high-quality care. CPCQC also serves as the backbone organization for the Colorado Maternal Mental Health Collaborative (CMMHC) and Framework. CMMHC is a collective impact effort made up of more than thirty organizations with diverse and critical experience and roles in supporting perinatal mental health and wellness.
The Director of Development and Communications will create and execute, in consultation with CPCQC leadership, a fundraising-focused communications strategy that addresses CPCQC’s various audiences (participants, partners, community, elected officials, donors, and others). The Director of Development and Communications position reports to the Executive Director. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, and the Development Committee, the Director of Development and Communications will lead development efforts to support the organization as it continues to grow rapidly. This role will oversee independent contractors providing grant writing and communications support services.

The Director of Development and Communications also provides support to Colorado’s Maternal Mental Health Collaborative (CMMHC) which has its own communications strategy and supports the Parents Thrive and Parents Thrive Spanish community-facing website and the Maternal Behavioral Health Policy and Finance Coalition. CPCQC serves as the backbone organization for CMMHC and supports essential elements of the initiative including development, communications, and administrative functions.

Responsibilities:
Communications

  • Lead and execute communications strategy to support CPCQC and Colorado Maternal Mental Health Collaborative’s organizational development goals.
  • Develop long and short-term plans for using communications to build and strengthen relationships with prospective and existing donors, project participants, and partners.
  • Synthesize complex information related to our work into a clear and compelling narrative that speaks to community members, partners, and donor audiences. This includes developing key messages about CPCQC and CMMHC impact, and how donors can have impact through our work.
  • Manage the overall communications and messaging to prospective and existing donors, participants, and partners, in collaboration with the Programs team through multiple platforms: website, social media, proposals, reports, letters, campaigns, press releases, personalized outreach and stewardship materials for all audiences.
  • Update content of multiple websites including CPCQC, CMMHC, and Parents Thrive.
  • Create and refine systems for donor, participant, and partner communications, both internal and external. Coordinate and share writing across all departments to meet the needs of all audiences. Create systems to share standard language and collateral materials including impact reports, the Annual Report and summaries of news stories.
  • Draft donor-specific correspondence – including emails, reports, proposals, solicitation materials, case statements and brief program summaries – for the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Development Committee to develop each donor relationship to maximize philanthropic potential.
  • Develop and design gift proposal templates, sponsorship packages, and other products for donors as well as other materials.
  • Draft high-level remarks for events and other targeted speaking engagements when appropriate.
  • Actively source and arrange public speaking and media opportunities for the Executive Director and Board spokespeople to establish CPCQC as the go-to subject matter expert on perinatal and infant issues and raise awareness of the organization’s work

Development

  • Support the development and execution of CPCQC’s annual development plan to grow its annual revenue. This includes individual donors, major gifts, corporate partners, foundations, grants, and in-kind donations.
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations through collaboration with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Development Committee, and Grant Writer.
  • Oversee the Grant Writer in development and tracking grant proposals and report preparation for all foundation and corporate fundraising in a timely fashion
  • Develop and foster relationships with the donor community, including stewardship of current core donors and cultivation of future donors.
  • Oversee the daily operation of recording gift transactions; list management and analysis; output includes generating gift receipts, campaign and financial reporting in collaboration with the Director of Finance & Operations.
  • Collaborate with the Development Committee and Events Manager to organize CPCQC’s Annual Maternal and Infant Care Quality Conference and all special events and fundraisers.
  • Represent CPCQC at key events.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the volunteer program with support from the Program Coordinator


Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business, or other related areas or equivalent job experience preferred.
  • Ability to identify and form new partnerships with donors, community groups, governmental agencies, and corporations.
  • Experience with fundraising or sales, donor management, and nonprofit communications.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Power-Point, and especially Excel) and Canva and/or other programs used to produce polished reports and correspondence for stakeholders.
  • Social media experience and proficiency.
  • Must be able to work occasional special events in-person in Colorado as needed and additional hours during peak times, as required.
  • Experience managing a team through positive management styles.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Strong written communication and editing skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines, flexibility and ability to adapt to changing needs.


Please submit your cover letter and resume to Jaime Cabrera (she/her), CPCQC Executive Director, at info@cpcqc.org.
This is a full-time, salaried position working in the state of Colorado. While this position is remote, there is an expectation to attend events and meetings in person across the state when it is deemed safe in accordance with CDC guidelines and CPCQC safety protocols. The annual salary range for this position is $75,000-85,000 based on qualifications, includes a benefit package (medical, dental, retirement), and unlimited vacation. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please check out the CPCQC website (cpcqc.org) to learn more about our work and current projects.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
CPCQC is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity. We strive to create an inclusive work environment that embraces diverse life experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. CPCQC prohibits discrimination of employees or applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, sexual identity, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.


EVENTS MANAGER

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of Colorado’s families? Do you want to be part of the team that is leading the fight to improve health outcomes for pregnant and postpartum individuals, infants, and their families? Then this job is for you! We are looking for a self-starter with strong organizational skills to lead all of our educational and fundraising events.

Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC) is a statewide 501(c)3 nonprofit that works with healthcare facilities, community-based organizations, and families here in Colorado as well with national partners to advance best practices and improve outcomes in maternal and infant health. Our vision is that EVERY pregnant and postpartum person, infant, and their families in Colorado has access to and receives safe, equitable, high-quality care. CPCQC also serves as the backbone organization for the Colorado Maternal Mental Health Collaborative (CMMHC) and Framework. CMMHC is a collective impact effort made up of more than thirty organizations with diverse and critical experience and roles in supporting perinatal mental health and wellness.

The Events Manager is responsible for the planning, organization, and execution of current and future CPCQC conferences, forums, and events (virtual and in-person). Currently scheduled CPCQC events include the DEFINE Forum (Oct. 4, 2022), the CHoSEN Forum (Oct. 20, 2022), Bias In Maternity Care Training (Dec. 2, 2022 virtual), SOAR Symposium & Labor Support Workshop (Feb. 10, 2023), and the Annual Maternal and Infant Care Quality Conference and reception (May 12, 2023). Events for the Colorado Maternal Mental Health Collaborative (for which CPCQC provides backbone support) include a quarterly training series, a spring gathering for the 2020 Mom Forum, and an annual Collaborative convening.

The Events Manager position reports to the Executive Director. In partnership with the Executive Director, Development Committee, and CPCQC team, the Events Manager will lead events engaging CPCQC’s project participants, partners, funders, and individual donors. The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator, excellent decision maker, and detailed-oriented project manager. Event management includes planning, budget management, vendor management, and successful execution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning, management, and execution of professional events from start to finish, with support from CPCQC staff and volunteers.
  • Develop, maintain, and support strong conference volunteer committees and onsite volunteers.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with key collaborative partners and stakeholders.
  • Work with the Development & Communications team to effectively build event website presence, create event materials, and market to the event audience.
  • Document all event planning, procedures, practices, and logistics to ensure quality control and sustainability.
  • Serve as on-site face of events and lead logistician; liaise with venue event contacts to proactively solve for emergent issues pre-, during, and post-event.
  • Manage invitations to potential speakers as identified by the CPCQC team and committee participants and liaise with selected speakers to prepare them for an effective delivery of relevant content and engagement with our members.
  • Create and work with on site venue audio visual production team for a visually and engaging experience that is fiscally responsible but technical and current on trends.
  • Work with the Development Committee and team to support sponsors and exhibitors in a timely and effective way.
  • Manage budget and tasks for travel, registration, and internal support as appropriate.
  • Ensure ongoing conference and event excellence, conference evaluation, and consistent quality of program delivery.
    Work with the CPCQC team to provide post-event reports to include event evaluation metrics and lessons learned.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in the Event Industry.
  • At least 4-6 years corporate event planning experience, design, production; preference for candidates with previous experience managing events for nonprofits, professional associations, or within the healthcare sector.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects across the state, while paying attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
  • Experience with virtual, hybrid, & in-person event design preferred
  • Ability to research and keep up with industry trends to support innovative, engaging, and safe and healthy events.
  • Competency in Windows-based software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Zoom, virtual meeting and video-conferencing applications, and cloud based software programs for event management.
  • Ability to work remotely with necessary occasional travel within Colorado, and weekend work when needed to support on-site events.


Please submit your cover letter and resume to Jaime Cabrera (she/her), CPCQC Executive Director, at info@cpcqc.org.
This is a part-time, deliverables-based contract position working in the state of Colorado. While this position is remote, there is an expectation to attend all in-person events and meetings across the state when it is deemed safe in accordance with CDC guidelines and CPCQC safety protocols. The total budget for this 12-month contract is $30,000. Opportunities for additional work or long-term engagement may be available with increased grant funding. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please check out the CPCQC website (cpcqc.org) to learn more about our work and current projects.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
CPCQC is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity. We strive to create an inclusive work environment that embraces diverse life experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. CPCQC prohibits discrimination of employees or applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, sexual identity, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.