Job Title: Community Development Manager
Reports To: Development Director
Job Status: Full-time – 35hrs/wk
Location: Hybrid – in-office Fairfax, telecommuting
Available Benefits
Available benefits include: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 403b Match, Flexible
Schedule, Telecommuting
Mission Focus
Britepaths is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Northern Virginia residents meet their
essential quality of life needs through food assistance, financial assistance, and mentoring programs.
Please see our website for our values statement. We are explicitly working toward an inclusive,
equitable and diverse organization.
Role Summary
As part of the Development team, the Community Development Manager’s primary focus will be
cultivating, managing, and stewarding a diverse range of community-based resources for Britepaths.
These resources fall into three principal categories: Donor Communities, Social Communities, and
Volunteer Communities, with the ultimate function of achieving Development department goals. The
Community Development Manager will work closely with the Development Director to determine
priorities and set initial goals, with the opportunity to spearhead key projects, exercise creativity and
innovation, and develop a wider professional network.
Donor Communities Responsibilities
• Work with Development Director to create and manage semi-annual donor campaigns
• Assist with all aspects of annual fundraising events creation and execution
• Work with the Development Director to identify and recruit event sponsors and solicit event
• Staff donor-focused community events
• Assist with content development for annual Impact Report
• Coordinate and manage Britepaths participation in third party fundraising efforts, including
Catalogue for Philanthropy, Giving Tuesday, and faith community efforts
• Participate in webinars and trainings related to fundraising efforts
• Other tasks and duties as assigned
Social Communities Responsibilities
• Work with the Development Director to identify outreach opportunities and cultivate groups to
initiate or enhance engagement, specifically around key partnerships and sponsorships
• Establish partnerships with businesses and corporations that support Britepaths mission to
cultivate an employer pipeline for graduates of Britepaths workforce development programs
• Create dynamic on-brand, mission-focused social platform content to promote meaningful
audience engagement around events, giving, and high-value partnership opportunities
• Seek out emerging social media tools, platforms, and ways of connecting with audiences
• In collaboration with Communications Manager, develop and update Britepaths website
content, create flyers and other collateral, and develop content for monthly e-newsletter and
semi-annual print newsletter
• Other tasks and duties as assigned
Volunteer Communities Responsibilities
• Develop a high-value and long-term volunteer recruitment, orientation, and retention strategy
• Cultivate new and strengthen existing high-value and long-term volunteer relationships
• Serve as the primary point of contact for high-value and long-term volunteers
• Work with the Development Director to identify opportunities for employee volunteerism as an
aspect of developing and enhancing corporate partnerships
• Work with the Development Director to identify outreach opportunities and cultivate civic or
professional groups to initiate or enhance volunteer engagement
• Manage and recruit volunteers for Britepaths fundraising events
• Develop a volunteer recognition strategy
• Create dynamic on-brand, mission-focused content highlighting high-value individual and group
volunteer activities and stories
• Other tasks and duties as assigned
Education and Experience – Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or Marketing field or Business
Management preferred, or equivalent work experience. Experience in a goal- and team-oriented
environment, with an ability to meet deadlines.
Required Abilities and Skills
• Self-motivation with a growth mindset
• Relationship building
• Strategic thinking
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Detail-oriented
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Problem solving
• Social media and digital platforms management
• Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suite
• Hands-on ability to work with design and project management platforms such as Canva,
Animoto, and Trello
Position requires 35 hours/week, with at least 2 days/week in the Fairfax office, commensurate with an
annual salary of $43,680. Work schedule is flexible, but core hours are typically 10am to 2pm. Reliable
internet connection at home is required, and laptop will be provided. Some weekend and evening work
may be required. Must have own transportation.

About Britepaths

Britepaths’ services stabilize low-wealth working families, build resilience through financial empowerment and workforce development, and provide supports for children.