We are currently accepting applications for:


Full job description is available for download here.

Primary responsibilities include leading efforts for Pivotal New Mexico in the areas of: strategic vision, administration, fundraising, fiscal management, programming, communications, organizational culture, and community collaboration. Individuals successful in this role have strong individual drive and motivation; are highly dependable; have the ability to work collaboratively; are able to build robust relationships across diverse stakeholders; can manage multiple priorities, projects, and people; and are able to provide direction. Previous experience will demonstrate a positive employment history, with strong leadership skills. Work is performed under the oversight of the Board of Directors.



  • Ensure that Pivotal NM has a long-range strategy that furthers its mission, in partnership with the board, staff, and community partners.
  • Strengthen and focus community and organizational partnerships and relationships to further the mission of Pivotal New Mexico.
  • Propose and implement organizational policies, procedures, and programs in support of strategic goals.
  • Build and maintain an open and transparent working relationship with the board and foster productive board and staff relationships.
  • Participate in recruiting and developing new board members.
  • Attend and report at all board meetings and selected committee meetings.
  • Participate in or lead organizational working groups and initiatives, such as Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive long-term fundraising and marketing plan with the board and staff.
  • Develop relationships with and raise money from existing and new institutional and individual donors.
  • Oversee the submission of grant applications to well-aligned funders and provide reports on grant funds received.
  • Work in concert with community stakeholders, including funders, governmental agencies, and others, to prepare and execute contracts for service.
  • Meet projected budget goals determined in partnership with the board.

Program Oversight

  • Oversee the planning and implementation of Pivotal New Mexico’s programs, oversee development of any new programs, and participate as needed in effective delivery.
  • Support and ensure the completion of program evaluations and provide for quality assurance monitoring and community responsiveness of organization activities. Adjust strategy and approach to build effective programming and organizational efficiency.
  • Establish contracts for program services.
  • Ensure programs operate within budget.

Administration and Operations

  • Develop and implement a plan for appropriate staffing for the organization, working with board, staff, and community partners.
  • Promote inclusion of diverse applicants into the pool.
  • Maintain a climate that attracts, retains, and motivates a talented staff.
  • Hire and manage all personnel including paid staff and consultants.
  • Foster an organizational culture and community presence that embraces the mission and purpose of capacity building for the New Mexico nonprofit/tax-exempt community.
  • Ensure that job descriptions are maintained and that performance evaluations are held annually.

Marketing and Communications

  • Develop and implement an internal and external communication plan.
  • Oversee marketing/publicity for the activities of the organization, its programs and goals to community stakeholders.
  • Partner with like-minded community organizations to bolster grant seeking and other fundraising capacity for New Mexico organizations.
  • Represent the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, and the general public.
  • Oversee external communications to the community by all employees.

Financial Management

  • Maintain overall financial health of Pivotal NM by monitoring all financial record keeping and reporting, ensuring the maintenance of sound financial practices, and adhering to the organization’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Work with the staff and the board in preparing an annual budget. Ensure that Pivotal NM operates within budget guidelines.
  • Prepare and review necessary financial information for taxes, reports, and audits.


To apply, please email cover letter and resume to info@pivotalnm.org.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
For best consideration, apply by June 22, 2022.



info@pivotalnm.org • 505-226-0171 ext.1
Mailing: P.O. Box 7157, Albuquerque, NM 87194
Office: 901 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Suite D-222, Albuquerque, NM 87104

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