Texas Animal Shelter Coalition

Job Opening-Director of Development and Communications

  • 19 Apr 2016
  • 03 May 2016
  • Humane Society of North Texas, 1840 East Lancaster, Fort Worth, Texas





Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development & Marketing will serve on the leadership team and work to develop and successful marketing and development programs within the Humane Society of North Texas. In addition, the Director of Development & Marketing will help to engrain successful marketing, branding and public relations practices within all aspects of HSNT's programs to optimize message consistency, educational opportunities and brand awareness as well as minimize potential public relations challenges and threats. 


The Director of Development and Marketing will be responsible for strategic and operational planning for individual giving (including major and planned gifts), corporate and foundation relations, campaign planning and implementation, special events, marketing, public relations and managing budget priorities. The Director of Development and Marketing has direct responsibility the creation of the development and communications plan, including material preparation.


Responsibilities include:

-   Managing and training of donor relations staff

-   Advise the Executive Director, Board of Directors and leadership staff on policy and procedures to ensure that they are aligned with marketing and public relations goals and to better identify fundraising opportunities

-   Develop and manage a variety of fundraising programs such as grant writing, direct mail, email fundraising, donor cultivation and events in order to meet revenue goals

-   Build relationships with donors, key businesses and media contacts

-   Track and analyze development income, expenses and marketing program effectiveness

-   Oversee gift acknowledgement processes 

-   Develop and manage all aspects of the HSNT brand

-   Oversee the creation of newsletters, publications, advertisements, and marketing materials

-   Management of all internal and external communications 

-   Identify and manage all public relations opportunities as they relate to HSNT

-   Manage HSNT’s social media and online presence 

-   Work closely with the Executive Director and leadership team to improve marketing of adoptable animals and increase animal adoptions through innovative programs

-   Increase awareness of HSNT’s programs within the community through outreach and education

-   Develop and increase HSNT’s donor base and contact database

-   Oversee the creation and dissemination of all images and videos representing HSNT, it’s programs and animals; serve as videographer, photographer and editor as needed 


For the animals,



Sandy Shelby

Executive Director

Humane Society of North Texas

1840 E. Lancaster Avenue

Fort Worth, Texas 76103

Phone 817-332-4768, x109



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