Development Director

Principal duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: ● Create and execute multi-year fundraising strategy that diversifies the Coalition’s revenue streams ● Actively engage and support Board fundraising & development activities ● Donor and sponsorship outreach and cultivation o Identify, cultivate, and engage new and existing major donors and sponsors, and corporate partners o Develop communication materials, in coordination with communications manager, that translate our technical energy work into more understandable messages ● Grant Development o Lead the development of grant proposals and Letters of Interest, collaborating with Coalition staff where needed o Research new grant opportunities and secure renewals of existing grants o Track proposals, report timelines, and ensure metrics and outcomes are fulfilled Qualifications: ● At least 5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising and grant writing, with a demonstrated ability to raise funds and work with foundations and donors. ● Excellent relationship-building skills and the ability to engage with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. ● Strong written communication skills, with experience translating technical jargon into easy-to-understand communications ● Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities. ● Exceptional attention to detail and experience working in teams. ● A can-do attitude and ability to take initiative, follow through and manage time efficiently. ● Nice to have: Experience with Salesforce and background in climate, energy and/or environmental policy. 


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