[Nfbnet-members-list] Colorado Position

Dan Burke dburke at cocenter.org
Wed Apr 18 22:23:04 UTC 2018

The Colorado Center for the Blind and the National Federation of the 
Blind of Colorado are non-profit organizations that work closely 
together to promote a positive philosophy of blindness.  The Colorado 
Center for the Blind does this by providing innovative training to 
blind people of all ages.  The NFB of Colorado is a national consumer 
organization that empowers blind people and provides advocacy in a 
wide range of areas.

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Send resume to:  Carol 
Sprague    <mailto:csprague at cocenter.org>csprague at cocenter.org

Strategic Relationship and Outreach Specialist
Job Description

The individual in this position will work closely with the Executive 
Director of the Colorado Center for the Blind and the President of 
the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado to build 
relationships for both organizations and raise funds.  These efforts 
will include promoting both organizations in order to raise their 
visibility; developing relationships with community leaders, 
businesses and others; identifying new grant funding sources; and 
directing special events.

Duties and Responsibilities
    * Work with foundations, corporations, and others to develop 
relationships and secure funding.
    * Promote both organizations and educate the public about 
blindness through speaking engagements and community outreach.
    * Expand current and create new strategic relationships.
    * Work with community leaders, donors and alumni to promote both 
    * Develop and expand grant opportunities.
    * Manage special events.

    * Must possess natural ability to meet people and make connections
    * Must possess excellence in developing relationships
    * Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    * Be detail oriented
    * Must possess or acquire a clear understanding of our mission 
and philosophy
    * Must be creative, flexible and self-directed

Daniel J. Burke, M.S.
Public Relations Specialist

Colorado Center for the Blind
Phone: 303.778.1130  Ext:  213
Fax:  303.778.1598
2233 W. Shepperd Ave.
Littleton, CO 80120

Take Charge with Confidence and Self-Reliance

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