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Director of Philanthropy, The Climate Center

Job Vacancy

Organization: The Climate Center Position: Director of Philanthropy Duty Station: California (San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles areas), US Deadline for Application: until suitable applicant is found

Experience Requirements: Seven plus years of progressively challenging development experience • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree and/or advanced fundraising certification preferred • Passion for and commitment to climate action • Ability to create and implement a strategic fundraising plan to support the strategic vision • Strong leadership and management skills  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral • Demonstrated success soliciting climate and/or environmental grants • Demonstrated success cultivating individual and foundation donor relationships  • Demonstrated experience successfully personally soliciting five- and six-figure gifts from individuals • Strong ability to manage and communicate financial information, including the ability to create and/or evaluate grant budgets, and develop, monitor and deliver key performance indicators  • Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) technology, preferably SALSA  • Ability to translate and articulate in writing and verbally the mission and strategic campaign goals of the organization to various populations including individual donors, friends, funders, general public, and other constituents • Experience adhering to fundraising best practices • Knowledge of and experience working in the climate or environmental sector • High level of strategy and diplomacy required  • Works well under pressure and has a good sense of humor Contact Email: Links Organization's Website: