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The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) works with a range of government, research, and philanthropic partners to provide objective advice on science & tech policy issues and we are adding to our team! Join us in Sacramento as a Campaign Project Manager (70-105K). The Campaign Project Manager works closely with the Director of Philanthropy to drive CCST fundraising campaigns for two major private-public partnerships that support the goal of a more resilient and equitable future for all Californians: the CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Program and the Disaster Resilience Initiative. This position focuses on day-to-day execution of campaign strategy and logistics, ensuring that deadlines are met and revenue targets are achieved. The Project Manager plays a key role in helping to build enduring relationships with individual and institutional philanthropists, including private foundations. The position is located in Sacramento, though working remotely may be considered. (Funding relationships with government agencies and partner institutions are handled separately.)  The position is located in Sacramento, though working remotely may be considered.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Position reports directly to the Director of Philanthropy and works closely with CCST staff, board, donors and other CCST stakeholders. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

·      Implement fundraising plan and manage workflow for a $30M fellowship endowment and private support for a $10M disaster resilience-focused science advisory initiative

·      Oversee moves management process, ensuring forward momentum on strategies and solicitations and documenting moves in Salesforce

·      Manage and maintain prospect pipeline, including by providing ongoing prospect research

·      Manage production of campaign materials, including proposals, pitch-decks, briefings, and presentations

·      Schedule donor meetings and ensure that solicitors are fully prepared with meeting materials

·      Manage cultivation and stewardship activities, including campaign communications, events and salons (live and virtual)

·      Track and produce campaign-specific grant reports according to deadline

·      Ensure that campaign gifts and pledges are correctly documented, tracked and acknowledged

·      Produce revenue and progress reports as needed

·      Help plan and manage logistics for meetings of the Resource and Development Committee

·      Other duties as requested by the Director of Philanthropy

QUALIFICATIONS

·      3-5+ years of experience in progressively challenging project management roles, preferably fundraising, political campaign and/or nonprofit sector projects

·      Autonomous; takes initiative and has a history as an accomplished self-starter

·      Excellent communication and organization skills; ability to manage complex workflows and drive results to timelines

·      Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, with ability to work as a team member both remotely and within an established office structure

·      Strong research, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills

·      Ability to establish priorities and maintain focus across multi-faceted and interconnected campaigns

·      Strong writing skills, with experience creating presentations and proposals; design and desktop publishing skills a plus

·      Experience with grants and grant writing a plus

·      Experience with Salesforce or other advanced donor or contact management database, including experience with lists and report production, a plus

·      Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.  Experience working with board members, high-net worth individuals and charitable foundations a plus

·      Passion for the mission of CCST and commitment to upholding our core values and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our team and work

·      Experience working in a science- and/or policy-based organization is a plus

·      Proficiency with CRM, Microsoft Office; experience with Asana, Slack helpful

·      Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree helpful


The California Council on Science and Technology is an equal opportunity employer. We make hiring decisions based on qualifications, merit, and our organization’s business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or any such status protected under federal, state, or local law.

The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) works with a range of government, research, and philanthropic partners to provide objective advice on science & tech policy issues and we are adding to our team! Join us in…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 13, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$70,000 - $105,000

Benefits

·     Competitive salary and 403b match

·     Medical, dental, and vision insurance options

·     Relocation assistance

·     Some telework may be negotiable following our return to the office

·     Huge nonprofit vision (we need you to build the future and do meaningful work every day that motivates you)

·     Competitive salary and 403b match

·     Medical, dental, and vision insurance options

·     Relocation assistance

·     Some telework may be negotiable following our return to the office

·     Huge…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Sacramento, CA
Associated Location
Sacramento, CA, USA

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