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Development Manager

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ClimateWorks Foundation
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 2 days ago

Department Summary – Development Department

Led by the Vice President for Development, the Development team at ClimateWorks leads fundraising for the organization and also supports efforts to generate funder interest in climate mitigation generally, whether or not funding flows through ClimateWorks. Development works to build strategic relationships with key funders in climate mitigation to support the top climate solutions and helps to introduce new funders to opportunities in climate philanthropy. The team works closely with ClimateWorks Executive, Finance and Programs teams, Climate Leadership Initiative, and the regional climate foundations. 

ClimateWorks is seeking a skilled and motivated Development Manager to play an essential role on the Development team and oversee critical elements to support fulfilling our fundraising

Job Summary

The Development Manager plays an important role in managing a portfolio of programs to support the department’s stewardship, funder/prospect proposals and reporting activities, and leads specific pieces of development operations. This position reports to the Director of Development, collaborating with both ClimateWorks staff and other colleagues in this field to help increase and expand grantmaking revenue for ClimateWorks and the field. The Development Manager will be resourceful and demonstrate initiative to help advance the Department’s goals.

Essential Tasks 

Includes the following and other duties as assigned:

  • Lead development strategies, processes and project management for a select portfolio of programs at ClimateWorks in partnership with program colleagues, to help build partnerships with funders and prospects, as well as with partners and government agencies. This includes the following key activities:
  • •        preparing proposals to funders/prospects, stewardship reports, and creating materials for other stewardship activities;
  • •        developing marketing materials in collaboration with Marketing;
  • •        developing and maintaining prospect lists and supporting prospect strategies for cultivation and solicitation;
  • •        maintaining familiarity with program content, goals and objectives.
  • Liaise with ClimateWorks’ Development, Program and Finance teams to track progress against grant activities/outcomes, review grant awards, and report on grant expenses for core support funders and for select priority programs, and all non-priority program grants to ClimateWorks.
  • Manage coordination for Development and Finance regarding budget reporting and other related activities.
  • Prepare contact reports of relevant funder/prospect conversations, meetings and events.
  • Develop and prepare reports for the funding pipeline of select priority programs.

Required Qualifications

  •  A bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • 7 to 10 years’ experience in a fast-paced development/fundraising role. Past work at an environmental organization a plus.
  • Demonstrated success in proposal/grant-writing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to work well with funders, executive team, and colleagues at all levels.
  • Strong critical thinking, research, analytic, and organizational skills. Ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion, as well as an understanding of donor confidentiality issues.
  • Detailed-oriented, ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Proven experience using fundraising databases, computer proficiency. Experience with Salesforce a plus.
  • Willingness to take initiative, help problem-solve and work cross-functionally with colleagues and across departments to support short-term and long-term Development and organizational goals.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collectively as part of a team.
  • Commitment to ClimateWorks’ mission and values.
  • Commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment.

Department Summary – Development Department

Led by the Vice President for Development, the Development team at ClimateWorks leads fundraising for the organization and also supports efforts to generate funder interest in climate…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 10, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$95,000 - $110,000

Benefits

ClimateWorks offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience (geographic differential applied based on location). This position will be located in San Francisco, CA.

Multiple Plans to select from

(Kaiser and UHC)

·        HMO - 100%

coverage for employee and dependents 

·        POS - Employee

pays difference beyond HMO coverage (3 out of 4 POS options are at 100%

coverage for employee and dependents)

·        Dental –100%

coverage for employee and dependents

·        Vision – 100%

coverage for employee and dependents

Fertility Benefit

·        Fertility care

through Carrot Fertility. 

·        Access to

on-demand doctor-approved content, pregnancy support, and virtual chats with

medical, legal, and regulatory experts. 

Disability Benefit (long and

short-term)

Life Insurance (3x base salary

up to $750k for employee only)

PTO 

·        20 days (1st

year)

·        25 days (2nd -

8th year) 

·        30 days (9th

year) 

Holidays

·        11 Observed and

2 floating

401k Plan

·        After 6 months

of service, CWF automatically contributes 9% of gross earnings per pay period

to retirement fund*

·        After 6 months

of service, CWF matches 100% of employee contributions up to a max of 6% of

gross earnings per pay period*

ClimateWorks offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience (geographic differential applied based on location). This…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
235 Montgomery Street, #1300, San Francisco, CA 94104

How to Apply

ClimateWorks Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool. The Foundation recognizes diversity as an asset essential to accomplishing its work and views diversity as encompassing differences in race and gender/gender identity, as well as age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, job skills, education, and geographic location. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

To be considered for this position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume, cover letter and two writing samples. This position will remain open until filled.

ClimateWorks Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool. The Foundation recognizes diversity as an asset essential to accomplishing…

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