Development Director– Environmental/Climate Change Organization

Job Type

Part Time


Details: Hourly rate negotiable based on experience.




PO Box 18762
United States


About 350 Bay Area

350 Bay Area is a rising tide of thousands of volunteers urgently concerned about global warming. Founded in 2012, we are committed to protecting our communities from the damage caused by the devastating effects of fossil fuels.

        Our mission is to build a grassroots climate movement in the Bay Area and   

beyond that achieves deep reductions in carbon pollution and presses for  

        socially equitable solutions and a just transition to clean energy.

350 Bay Area’s ultimate goal is that all who live in the Bay Area and beyond equitably share clean air, water and soil in a healthy, thriving and stable post-carbon future.

We are a team of dynamic, passionate, grassroots organizers who bring a combination of skills. You would join a large network of change agents working to tackle many aspects of climate change with realized effects for our community and the world at large. Website:

Position Description

350 Bay Area is seeking an individual for a part-time Development Director position to oversee our individual donor engagement program working in collaboration with the 350 Bay Area Volunteer Fundraising Team and Executive Director. If you have a strong background in non-profit fundraising and development, interest in environmental and climate change issues, and the ability to work with volunteers, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities

Evaluate our existing fundraising portfolio and processes to develop priorities for improvement, with specific focus on increasing monthly donors and improving donor relations.

Assist the Fundraising Team with major donor program, including prospect identification and strategies to cultivate relationships.

Work with Communications Manager to improve ongoing individual donor communications, including targeted emails and social media, and print collateral.

Review Fundraising Team plans for donor events.


BA/MA Degree in Business, Non-Profit Management, Communications or related fields

5+ years of development/fundraising experience

CRM or database experience, preferably NationBuilder

Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills

Experience working with volunteers and diverse groups

Experience developing successful fundraising campaigns via social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Hours and Compensation

This is a contract position with the intent that it grow into a long-term position and encompass an increasingly complex development department (i.e. corporate relations, grant writing and management, event planning)  - ideal for someone who desires to work part-time and from home.

350 Bay Area is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to social justice,  embrace diversity, and do not discriminate.


Given this is a contract position, health benefits are not included.

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be proficient in English (written and verbal).

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume and fundraising writing samples to: or

mail to 350 Bay Area, PO Box 18762, Oakland, CA 94619