Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Environmental/Conservation
The Center for Climate Protection seeks a results-oriented, inspirational, entrepreneurial, creative team member with a sense of humor to deliver consistent and sustained resource development results to achieve the Center for Climate Protection’s mission. The Development Director participates with a dedicated, lively senior management team to expand the organization’s impact in California and beyond.
Development Director’s Role
Create and implement a powerful resource development strategy
Develop a team of staff and volunteer resources capable of executing the strategy with excellence
Foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization
Build relationships with key investors and engage them in programs and direction
Conduct research, identify prospective funding sources, cultivate relationships with foundation staff
Be a spokesperson about the Center for Climate Protection and its track record of excellence
Ensure the budget and resource development financials are managed with integrity and excellence
Be an effective partner with Center for Climate Protection senior management, board, and other key volunteers
Skills and Qualities
The position requires a person with a proven track record:
Superior communication skills
Very well organized and a strong team player
Skilled in using tools needed for work such as a CRM system, Facebook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Verifiable track record of fundraising success
Minimum five years’ relevant work experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Available and willing to travel
Use of a car as needed for work
Salary competitive with similar positions in similar organizations
Health insurance available after introductory period
Three weeks paid vacation plus holidays
This is envisioned as a full-time position. We will consider a part-time schedule for the right person.
The Center for Climate Protection is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
Please email your resume and a cover letter describing why you want the job to Ann Hancock, ann [at] climateprotection.org. Please, no calls.
Our mission is to inspire, align, and mobilize action in response to the climate crisis.
We work with business, government, youth and the broader community to advance practical, science-based solutions for significant greenhouse gas emission reductions.
The Center for Climate Protection seeks solutions commensurate with the magnitude of the problem. As important as it is for individuals to t...ake action, we especially need solutions at the policy level that can address the problem at the speed and scale required by science.
We create model programs for communities everywhere to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We make it easier for people to address climate change and ensure that future generations can continue to live, work, play, and thrive on this extraordinary planet.