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17 May 2019

Director of Development- Mojave Desert Land Trust

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The Director of Development oversees the development team and all MDLT’s donor-centric comprehensive development program, including membership, individual major gifts, annual appeals, special campaigns, institutional grants (foundations, corporations, government entities), planned giving, and planned capital campaigns. The Director of Development is responsible for implementing and overseeing fund raising Best Practices for donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and reporting, MDLT’s fundraising software, reporting, development and facilitation of all aspects of fundraising appeals, events, grants and grant reporting. The Director of Development will work closely with all departments on recruiting new donors, sponsors, and the retention of existing donors. They will be gatekeeper and leader of the large donor program, implementing the major donor moves management pipeline and being the top major donor solicitor, in partnership with the Executive Director. The position works closely with the leadership team on fundraising goals and keeps team members up to date on donor, grant, and annual goals. They are also responsible for the engagement of the board of directors in fundraising. Directs, coaches, and supervises anywhere from a 2-4-person Development team.
The ideal candidate for the position is a self-motivated individual who possesses a unique blend of donor relations/fundraising finance experience and grants management, and has a passion for the desert environment and MDLT’s mission.

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