Spirit Omega Inc.

Director, Advancement & Communications

Spirit Omega - Rapid City, SD - Contracted

Company Overview

Do you want to work with one of Canada’s top oil and gas companies represented by an award-winning staffing agency? Look no further and join the Spirit circle today!

Our well established client is seeking a Director, Advancement & Communications in Rapid City, South Dakota.  

What's in it for you?

  • Work with one of Canada's "Top 100 Employers," with possibility of extension or permanent placement.
  • Work Location: South Dakota


The Director works closely with the President and Vice President of Advancement & Communications (VPAC) to provide leadership and management in the planning, direction and execution of fundraising and associated communications activities for First Peoples Fund. Ensures that funding is leveraged for operational and programmatic purposes. Acts as the connector of Advancement and Communications to the Finance and Program departments to ensure grants and major gifts are managed effectively. Serves as the primary lead on the implementation of individual and planned giving goals and strategies. In collaboration with the VPAC, President, consultants and other members of the Advancement & Communications team, implements a range of donor-directed communications, engagement and solicitation strategies that include digital and print collateral, direct mail, social media, and in-person cultivation opportunities. Develops and implements systems and processes that are needed to track development activities. Works collaboratively with all members of First Peoples Fund staff in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Success in this position is dependent on effective and proactive working relationships and the ability to think strategically. The diversity of workload requires leadership, agility, efficiency, attention to detail and accuracy. This position also requires tact, diplomacy and a high level of confidentiality. The ideal candidate will have a background in nonprofit development, with experience in grant writing, individual giving and managing staff and volunteers. 


Leadership & Administration:

  • Develops a deep understanding of and clearly articulates First Peoples Fund's mission/purpose, theory of change and programs.
  • Works with the VPAC and President to develop annual revenue goals to diversify and maintain or grow the organizational budget through a comprehensive development strategy.
  • Works closely with the President to identify strategic relationships that are important to First Peoples Fund and serves as a primary strategist of those relationships.
  • Meet regularly with VPAC and members of the executive team to review grant and donor prospects and ensure relationships are being stewarded and leveraged.
  • As a key leadership team member actively participates in making strategic decisions affecting First Peoples Fund.
  • Participates in strategic planning, budgeting, and other organizational leadership activities.


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