Salish Sea Expeditions is a small, successful nonprofit education organization that has been providing hands-on, inquiry-based marine science programs aboard a research vessel and in local watersheds since 1997. We are currently seeking a Development Director to support our efforts to provide and expand our innovative marine science programs for students by expanding our annual campaign activities and supporting the completion of a capital campaign underway in support of a new vessel that was purchased in 2015.
We seek a creative, professional individual who is passionate about our mission and eager to partner with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, the Capital Campaign Committee and staff to lead and grow the organization’s fundraising activities. The position of Development Director provides an opportunity for the chosen candidate to work in a casual and flexible work environment with a close-knit community of professional, creative and outdoorsy people on Bainbridge Island while making an important impact on the science education received by our area’s youth.
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: $50,000 per year
Start Date: Dec 2017
Work with Executive Director, Board and staff to create an annual fund development plan, lead the implementation of the annual plan and meet revenue targets
Oversee grants program
Support coordination of special events
Support/manage donor database
Co-leads implementation of the capital campaign plan
Required Skills and Experience
At least 2-5 years of development or fundraising experience, including appeals, events, and grants; familiarity with donor cultivation and stewardship
Demonstrated track record of diversified fundraising experience
Demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
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To apply: Send resume, cover letter and three references to: email@example.com Subject line: Development Director position. Email submissions only. No phone calls please.