Regional Development OfficerColorado Mountain College
Regional Development Officer
Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge & Dillon
Reporting to the Summit Campus Vice President and the Foundation CEO and in a shared role the Summit County Regional Development Officer (RDO) will identify, research, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals, businesses and grant making organizations in the assigned geographic area on behalf of the Colorado Mountain College Foundation and the College via individual meetings and community events. Based at the Breckenridge Campus, this position works in direct and daily partnership with the Summit Campus Vice President and receives fundraising coordination and tracking via the direct supervision of the Director of Development, with the Foundation CEO providing monthly (at minimum) strategic guidance.
The RDO will effectively communicate the vision, mission and funding needs of the College. This position will work in tandem with CMC and CMC Foundation leadership in identifying and securing appointments with community members; inclusive of assisting and working with CMC Foundation Summit County Board members (and CMC Summit County Trustee when appropriate) as an identifier, connector and College ambassador with local prospects and community members.
The RDO will plan and attend events in conjunction with the Summit campuses with the assistance of the CMC Foundation staff for the purpose of the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors and the community. Specifically this position will be asked to represent CMC Breckenridge in the business community such as with the Rotary and Chamber; and partner with the Campus VP on working with other non-profit and government entities.
Ability to close major gifts and establish/have collaborative relationships and coordinate with external community partners is essential. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, flexible, high-energy and a creative problem-solver.