Development Manager (Denver, CO)

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Ruth Anne Cutright

Mar 8, 2024, 11:38:15 AMMar 8

Organization Summary: Wings is a non-profit organization based in Denver, Colorado that supports adult survivors of childhood sexual (CSA) abuse to transcend trauma and lead their fullest, healthiest lives. Wings’ mission is building systems of support for adult survivors, combining in-depth health expertise with the healing power of community. Our vision is healthy lives, relationships and communities for all.


Position Summary: The Development Manager plays a critical role in Wings’ overall development program. Under direction of the Executive Director and in coordination with the Associate Director of Finance, Grants & Administration, the Development Manager will implement strategies that ensure a successful organizational development program, including primary activities related to the prospect identification, solicitation and cultivation of individual, corporate, and foundation support. The enthusiastic and detail-oriented development professional will maintain and grow Wings’ annual fund and strategic special events in support of expanding Wings’ major gifts program, as part of Wings’ first fundraising campaign. Primary activities will include building relationships with individual donors and prospects, setting strategy for mission-focused giving in partnership with the Executive Director, planning and executing small to mid-size strategic event gatherings for fund development activities, and researching and building private foundation growth. Overall, the Development Manager will help align, promote and engage donors and funders into Wings’ mission in highly meaningful and transformational ways that advance the organization’s ability to enact its mission, deepen its impact, expand its reach and work toward its lofty vision. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong skills in relationship management, written and verbal communication, timely and accurate gift entry and acknowledgement, as well as exceptional planning and follow through. They will also have a genuine joy in connecting with the Wings community through trauma informed, resilience-oriented practices to meet or exceed all development goals.


Work from Home: While this is a work from home position, the employee must reside in the Denver metro area so that they may attend regular in-person meetings with staff and external partners.


Salary and Benefits: Salary range is $60,000-$75,000, commensurate with experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package offering: generous PTO accrual and 10 paid holidays; major medical (several options available), dental, vision, and life insurance; voluntary short-term and long-term disability; HSA or FSA program; and 401k program with up to 3% employer match.


Instructions to Apply: A more detailed job description that explains the duties, knowledge, and experience required for this position can be found at This site also includes specific application instructions. Applications will be accepted through April 1, 2024.



Ruth Anne Cutright (she/her) 

Director of Finance, Grants & Administration


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