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Begin Anew

Development & Communications Director

Begin Anew


Job Summary

The Development and Communications Director will develop, implement, evaluate, and manage the fundraising and communication plans/schedules in accordance with the core values, mission, and vision of Begin Anew. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive fundraising and communications plan
  • Support and partner with the Executive Director on all major fundraising initiatives
  • Secure financial support and maintain relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Execute strategies for a large, sustained base of annual individual donors to include but not limited to peer-to-peer fundraising, monthly giving, and mid-year/year-end campaigns
  • Work with volunteers, overseeing the organization and implementation of special fundraising events
  • Research foundation/grant opportunities for application consideration
  • Author, track, and submit proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising/grants
  • Collaborate with Executive Director, Program Director, Program Managers, and bookkeeper to obtain data, stories, and financial information needed for grants, Annual Reports, Year in Reviews, website, newsletters, etc.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director to develop, maintain, and grow church partnerships
  • Develop and oversee strategies for 3rd party campaigns including but not limited to The Big Payback, Belk Charity Days, Taste of Williamson, etc.
  • Manage CRM database to track donor giving and run reports as needed to determine current status toward achieving annual metrics
  • Oversee regular updates to maintain compliance with Guidestar, Great NonProfits, and other desired seals of transparency or approval
  • Keep organizational website current and updated as well as related websites (Giving Matters, Guidestar
  • Author and distribute event and organizational newsletters via Mailchimp or a similar platform
  • Design materials for social media, newsletters, and other applications
  • Maintain a current organizational brochure for marketing purposes
  • Communicate regularly with all Begin Anew staff
  • Passion for sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ, a willingness to sign Begin Anew’s Statement of Faith
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
  • Experience with Squarespace, Adobe Spark, Mailchimp, Donor Perfect, and/or Salesforce or other similar systems preferred
  • A strong passion for Christian ministry
  • Willingness to work with different cultures and faith beliefs
  • Strong organizational & time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Pleasant and calm demeanor in working with students, staff members, volunteers, and others
  • An ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at a time, with limited supervision
  • Experience coordinating and leading a team of volunteers

Additional Information



  • New Year’s Day (January 1st)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

In addition, the office will be closed from December 26th through December 31st to allow employees time off with their families. Holidays that fall on weekends may be observed the previous Friday or the following Monday. 

Each full-time employee is given twenty-two (22) days of paid time off each year starting January 1. New hires will be granted prorated PTO based on their start date and recorded in their job offer.

401K available at employee’s expense through Guidestone Monthly additional pay of $125 toward health insurance

How to Apply

If you have a passion for joining a team committed to equipping adult students for success, please submit a cover letter and resume to pam@beginanew.org. 


  • Date Posted: June 8, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Education
  • Salary Range: $65,000-$70,000
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday; 8am-4:30pm