Colorado Nonprofit Association

Development Manager

St. Elizabeth’s School, an intentionally inclusive K-8 school in northeast Denver, seeks a Development Manager to join with the Director of Philanthropy in raising funds to support our mission and our students.

Job Summary

St. Elizabeth’s School is entering the second year of a three year growth initiative and has increased its annual fundraising by approximately 50% to support our growing student population, our people and our programs. This is a very exciting time to join a school with a unique and compelling mission. The Development Manager will work in collaboration with the Director of Philanthropy to ensure St. Elizabeth’s School achieves its annual fundraising goals. Specifically, the Development Manger will be responsible for executing many aspects of donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, as well as writing grant proposals and reports, managing fundraising events, and maintaining donor records. This position has the opportunity to engage directly with donors, as well as, develop systems for meaningful stewardship.

While St. Elizabeth’s is an independent school, our fundraising strategy is similar to a community-serving organization than a traditional independent school. The majority of our fundraising is achieved through relationships with donors throughout the greater Denver community as opposed to our direct school community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Fundraising and Donor Relationships and Stewardship



Data Management and administrative duties

Learning and professional development

Qualification Requirements