Sr. Communications Manager, Mission Development

Location: Golden, CO preferred

Position Mission

The Sr. Communications Manager will provide critical oversight to important fundraising functions, especially in engagement of benefactors at the lower-mid tier levels. As the FOCUS benefactor base continues to expand, strengthening a strategic and comprehensive mass communications effort will increase donor renewal and connection to the mission of FOCUS. In addition, this position will strategically focus direct response efforts to increase returns. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop a targeted and intentional Benefactor Communications calendar
  • Manage benefactor communications team and review written communications to ensure effectiveness
  • Oversee Direct Response to achieve annual revenue targets
  • Develop and execute special annual giving efforts, such as giving days or monthly giving club


  • 2+ years of development experience or staff leadership with FOCUS preferred
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Direct Mail experience preferred
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Management experience and strength in team building
  • Commitment to live the FOCUS Cultural Virtues: Joyful Sacrifice, Vital Unity, and Personal Excellence


As a FOCUS staff member, you and your family will have access to several benefits that are designed to help care for the whole person and make your career at FOCUS rewarding. You will receive:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Ability to contribute to a Health Savings Account
  • Employer-provided life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Options to purchase additional life insurance for yourself, your spouse and your child(ren)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with a discretionary employer-match for eligible staff
  • Option to purchase LifeLock Identity Protection
  • Integrity-based Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • We observe many paid holidays recognized by fellow Americans and also some of the feast days of Holy Mother Church. In addition, we recognize the Sacred Christmas Respite by closing the office from December 24-January 1 each year.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold (full-time, part-time or temporary,) and your tenure with FOCUS. Specific benefits may change at FOCUS's discretion.