Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that works to promote the health and dignity of individuals and communities who are affected by drug use. With offices in New York and California, we advance harm reduction policy and practice through five core programs: 1) harm reduction policy and advocacy; 2) national training and capacity building initiatives; 3) national and regional conferences; 4) publications and resources, and; 5) technical assistance on overdose prevention education, hepatitis C prevention and treatment, syringe access expansion, and the US opioid crisis.

Harm Reduction Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. People who use (or used to use) drugs, current or former sex workers, people of color, women, members from the LGBTQIA+ communities, those who have experienced housing insecurity, people who have received harm reduction services, and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

The Director of Development and Communications (DDC) is responsible for developing and implementing Harm Reduction Coalition’s fundraising and communication strategies. Working collaboratively with the executive team, the DDC provides strategic direction on constituent relationship management, cultivation of institutional giving, and the broader communications strategy. The long-term fundraising and communications strategies plan to guide growth in development and brand-management activities. A central focus of the DDC is to secure the financial support of foundations, corporations, government funders, and individual donors. The ideal person will be a dynamic entrepreneurial individual who enjoys front-line relationship building, soliciting, and developing long range strategies to expand Harm Reduction Coalition’s visibility and funding base.