Director of Development

The POGIL Project

The POGIL Project ( is seeking applicants for a Director of Development with a flexible start date (no earlier than Sept. 7, 2021 and no later than January 2, 2022.)

This full-time position (35 hours/week) will work closely with the leadership of The Project and be responsible for seeking out opportunities—corporate, private, or governmental—to support the activities of The POGIL Project. This will include researching, developing and assisting in writing grant proposals, cultivating relationships with funders and potential sponsors, and developing partnerships with organizations or individuals who may support The Project and its goals. This person will coordinate The Project’s annual fundraising and publicity plans and initiatives, seek to increase the organization’s donor base, generate greater engagement from the POGIL community, and help develop new ways to market The Project. Additionally, the successful candidate will help develop budgets for affiliated grants.

Qualified candidates will possess outstanding writing and editing skills and an enthusiasm for creative/innovative communication strategies that utilize multiple paths (social media, digital media, direct mail etc.) Experience in fundraising and grant writing for non-profits is essential. Additionally, a proven track record of project management and the ability to handle multiple pressing deadlines is crucial.

Experience in the education sector is preferred, but not required. Working at The POGIL Project is an opportunity to be part of a vibrant and energetic team. We Invite you to immerse yourself in our work and our community. Salary up to $45K a year. Remote working situation is negotiable.

Please email cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three references to Kathy Clark at

For full consideration, please submit your application by August 13, 2021.

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