Fundraising and Community Engagement Director – California

Sierra Nevada Alliance
Sierra Nevada region (CA or NV)
Job Category
Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Fundraising and Community Engagement Director is responsible for leading the organization’s major donor, individual donor, related events, sponsorship, and grant development. They are also responsible for managing our Conservation Organization Member Group Program and producing various organizational outreach communications working and delegating to staff. This position reports directly to the Executive Director, supervises Outreach Americorps Members serving with the Alliance and works closely with the Board and staff on organizational fundraising efforts.
Necessary Skills and Qualifications: ●Four plus years related work experience ●Proven track record of success in closing solicitations and raising funds ●Experience managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors ●Knowledge of current technology and trends in charitable giving ●Excellent verbal and written communication skills ●Experience developing compelling donor materials ●Ability to work with diverse groups and people ●Experience organizing events ●Ability to attend evening and weekend events and travel throughout California and Northern Nevada ●Ability to handle multiple projects, layout work tasks, identify resources to complete projects, leverage human and financial resources, focus his/her own work, complete tasks on time, on budget and of a high quality ●Strong public speaking and telephone skills ●Independent, highly motivated, able to work under pressure with frequent deadlines and limited supervision ●Passion for the Sierra’s natural environment and rural communities ●Attention to detail ●Computer database management experience ●Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, personal computers and the Internet ●Ability to travel throughout the region via automobile up to 10% of time each month. Must have a valid unrestricted State Driver’s license and be insurable at commercially reasonable rates ●Occasional lifting (office supplies, etc.) of 25 pounds ●Computer use and keyboard entry up to 8 hours per day Desired Qualifications: ●Experience working with conservation or environmental causes ●Familiarity with the Sierra To Apply: The application process will continue until the position is filled. Send a 1-2 page cover letter and resume to Email preferred.
Contact Person
Executive Director - Jenny Hatch
Contact Phone
530-542-4546 x704
Contact eMail
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