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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: $65,000 - $75,000
  • Organization Type: Education



If you are passionate about elevating the cybersecurity workforce by igniting curiosity, developing talent, and transforming career pathways, then CyberUp has an exciting opportunity for you. CyberUp seeks a Director of Development for our leadership team who can effectively build high-impact connections and secure funds for our mission.

Who We Are

CyberUp is a non-profit organization dedicated to making the cybersecurity industry a better reflection of the world we live in. Through high-quality free tech education, job placement services, and corporate volunteer engagement, we can ensure the future cybersecurity workforce is ready.

What You’ll Do

In this leadership role, you will drive fundraising efforts, create partnerships, and provide strategic direction concerning fund development. You’ll be a part of the leadership team and report to the Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a fundraising plan to meet established goals and objectives.
  • Identify potential fundraising channels.
  • Lead all aspects of annual giving and the major gifts program; execute strategies to identify, solicit, steward, maintain, and enhance donor base and prospects.
  • Effectively communicate the benefits of CyberUp’s services, creating awareness and demand for CyberUp’s services and giving opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other appropriate staff in implementing and coordinating development efforts.
  • Responsible for the management, execution, and marketing of fundraising events.

What We Are Looking For

We’re seeking a collaborative and engaging personality with excellent communication skills. This person will thrive in a team culture and be highly organized and a self-starter. Knowledge of the St. Louis philanthropic community is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in individual giving, solicitation of major gifts development, corporate sponsorship, and event planning.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google for Nonprofits, Bloomerang database donor software, or similar products.
  • Reliable transportation for travel mainly throughout the St. Louis region but also throughout Missouri periodically for donor visits and other meetings.


The range for this position is $65,000-75,000/year.


  • CyberUp pays 75% of health, dental, and vision for the Employee and their Partner.
  • We offer a 401K and match 50% of the first 5% of Employee contribution; not to exceed 2.5% of compensation, whichever is less.
  • Employees accrue up to 15 days per year in PTO in their first year of employment plus 14 holidays.
  • This is a salaried, exempt position with an expected average of 40 hours per week.
  • Flexible scheduling and hybrid work environments are available.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CyberUp is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We are committed to building a team that reflects diversity of race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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