Director of Development

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organization:Northwest Earth Institute
position summary:

Organizational Overview: The Northwest Earth Institute has inspired more than 96,000 people to take responsibility for Earth. We engage citizens through an effective process utilizing self-facilitated study guides with small groups organized in neighborhoods, businesses, centers of faith and any other location people regularly gather. Founded and based in Portland, our work is also carried out through a network of 22 sister organizations throughout North America.

Responsibilities: -Engage participants and volunteers in building a strong and supportive membership -Cultivate relationships with local and national foundations to fund our work -Create and utilize effective communication tools articulating the impact of NWEI -Support, inform and interact with a terrific team of co-workers -Miscellaneous – Capitalize on opportunities that are in line with NWEI’s mission

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume (including three references), and short writing sample to [email protected].

Timeline: Applications accepted until position filled.

Salary / Pay Rate:Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Additional benefits include health insurance, matching 403b retirement plan, paid time off, public/bike transportation reimbursement, office with a view.
Required Skills and Abilities:Computer skills: Database: Salesforce Design: InDesign Other: MS Office (particularly Excel)
Qualifications:-Passionate about people, the planet and “getting it done” -Highly organized and productive -Demonstrated success with membership development, grants management and volunteer support -Social skills, enthusiasm, and confidence in the work that lies ahead -High quality writing skills -Attention to detail -BA/BS required
Education Required:College degree