Narrative Is Seeking

Director of Development and Communications

Position Description

As we celebrate fifteen years at the forefront of digital publishing, Narrative is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial, story-loving, experienced professional to join our team as Director of Development and Communications. The DDC is responsible for all fundraising activities, including annual and major gift fundraising, corporate and foundation proposals and reports for grant funding, sponsorship and events management. S/he will assess the range of revenue opportunities within Narrative and shape the messaging and presentation of those opportunities with new and existing donors, partners, advertisers, and sponsors. Leading the founders and the board, the DDC will develop new strategic partnerships and increase the organization’s capacity to present its mission and gain support. Starting from a strong, existing base, including grants from Wells Fargo, Amazon, and Osher Foundations, as well as established, popular fundraising events and donor campaigns, the DDC will add thought-leadership, bandwidth, and expertise to complement the strengths of the organization’s existing infrastructure and efforts.

Love of words, and a deep personal interest in literature will be important for engaging the accomplished and passionate supporters of Narrative. Strong writing skills and the expertise to develop compelling messaging and engagement with donors is essential. The drive and creative problem-solving of an entrepreneur combined with deep fundraising expertise is needed for success.

For more information and to apply, please contact us.