Director of Development

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organization:Alaska Conservation Foundation
position summary:

Alaska Conservation Foundation is seeking a seasoned professional with substantial experience to lead our development effort. We recognize the potential for persons with proven development experience below the director level to succeed in this role. A high degree of energy, proven experience in fundraising, and enthusiasm for conservation in Alaska are clear requisites for success. For full position description and required qualifications, visit

To Apply: Please provide a cover letter outlining your interest and experience and a resume relevant for this position. Submissions must be submitted by email to [email protected] Receipt of submission will be confirmed by the Foundation.

Deadline: ACF will accept applications until November 7, 2008. Applicants receiving this notice after this date are encouraged to call for an update regarding the status of this process

Salary / Pay Rate:$65,000-$100,000 depending on experience.
Required Skills and Abilities:Successful candidates will possess: • A passion for Alaska and its conservation. • Extensive experience cultivating and soliciting philanthropic gifts from individual donors. • Experience working in a multifaceted development environment involving a variety of fund sources and communications approaches. • Proven ability to create and foster a team environment where members are valued and empowered in their commitment to a common goal.
Qualifications:Preferred qualifications: • A track record of raising gifts in excess of $500,000 dollars annually. • Knowledge of planned giving and methods for its promotion. • Communications and publications experience. • The self-confidence to work with high-achieving and high-net-worth individuals. • Five years of development experience, including at a senior level. • Three years experience in a supervisory or management role. • Experience working on capital campaigns.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer