Development Director for Emerging Environmental Nonprofit

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Seattle, WA
Publicado há 22 dias


Coltura is a nonprofit organization founded in2014 that accelerates the transition from gasoline to cleaner alternatives. Gasoline is a leading source of carbon and air pollution, affecting disadvantaged communities and communities of color first and worst. Moving beyond gasoline use is critical for health, equity and climate. Coltura leads diverse coalitions to advance policies to rapidly decrease gasoline use while advancing equity. It conducts original research on gasoline policy issues and

produces and curates cultural works that advance the beyond-gasoline narrative.

Learn more at coltura.org.


This is an extraordinary opportunity for a creative builder to work with a growing, nimble and effective organization leading the movement to advance climate, health and equity by ending the use of gasoline. The Director of Development will adapt, build, and administer structures to supercharge the fundraising efforts of the organization. They will play an important role in ensuring that Coltura is resourced to support the beyond gasoline movement and grows as an innovative and impactful organization.


  • Work with leadership and board to develop and implement a comprehensive, multi-year development strategy.
  • Build and manage a diverse donor pipeline from prospect identification through cultivation, solicitation, and donor stewardship.
  • Develop effective fundraising communications over multiple platforms.
  • Develop stewardship methods to maximize loyalty of donors.
  • Identify areas of growth for organization funding.
  • Manage a detailed and accurate donor database: gift entry, tracking, reporting, and acknowledgment system. Coltura uses Little Green Light.
  • Help plan fundraising events and support them through training, administration, day-of-event oversight and follow up.
  • Prepare strategy and debriefing materials for meetings with donors and prospects.


  • A minimum of four years’ fundraising experience in progressive nonprofits, ideally in the environmental area;
  • Successful track record of developing fundraising initiatives to drive sustainable and diverse revenue streams;
  • Demonstrated success cultivating donor relationships, stewarding, and soliciting major gifts and implementing planned giving programs;
  • Experience leading relationships with government and foundation funders, including oversight of successful grant proposals;
  • Fluency in social media applications and digital fundraising;
  • Experience conceiving, planning and overseeing events;
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to describe funding needs in a compelling way;
  • Expertise in development best practice systems, structures, policies and procedures, including developing and managing fundraising plans and operational budgets;
  • Attention to detail.

Work Environment

We are presently a remote organization, with Co-Executive Directors based in

Washington State and California. Our preference would be a candidate based in the

San Francisco Bay Area or the Seattle Metro Area, but we are open to

exceptional candidates outside of these areas.


$80,000-$120,000, dependent upon qualifications and benefits requested.

Coltura is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by



To apply, please submit a résumé and original cover letter that describes your

interest in Coltura’s mission, your qualifications for the position, and your

salary requirements.


Coltura is a nonprofit organization founded in2014 that accelerates the transition from gasoline to cleaner alternatives. Gasoline is a leading source of carbon and air pollution, affecting disadvantaged communities…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    15 de agosto de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    5 de agosto de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
USD $80.000 - USD $120.000
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O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
110 Prefontaine Pl S, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

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Please provide a resume, detailed cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the position, and any other materials that believe would help us understand why you would strengthen Coltura.

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