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14 Feb 2022

Assistant Development Director – Save Mount Diablo

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This is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the Development Director.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Work with the Development Director to increase revenue from annual, major, and corporate/foundation donors and to secure legacy gifts via planned giving.
  • Support the implementation of a diverse and multifaceted fundraising program.
  • Coordinate outreach and schedule guided hikes and meetings with major donor prospects.
  • Manage a portfolio of prospects through an active schedule of solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship calls to donors and new prospects.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments and contribute to the creation of fundraising-related materials, proposals, and other donor-related communications.
  • Effectively utilize the donor database (Raiser’s Edge) to maintain accurate and detailed records of Save Mount Diablo’s relationships with prospects and donors.
  • Conduct prospect research and prepare briefings for senior staff and volunteer solicitors.
  • As part of the development team, assist with a variety of collaborative and individual projects or assignments necessary to meet the overall organizational goals and objectives.
  • Represent Save Mount Diablo with external audiences.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications.

  • Skilled relationship manager, proficient at navigating time-sensitive situations with grace and aplomb.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and a capacity to perform well independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for Save Mount Diablo’s conservation mission.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Appreciation of environmental issues.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office. Some experience with donor management and prospect research tools preferred.
  • Organized, detail oriented, and skilled with record keeping.
  • Strong team player who is positive and supportive of team members.

View job description here.

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