The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) is an international network of Catholic individuals and organizations responding to the Pope’s Laudato Si’ call for climate justice. Founded in January 2015, GCCM has grown extremely quickly by bringing together 400+ member organizations and thousands of Catholics to take action through innovative campaigns to bring Laudato Si’ to life. Join our team as we continue to grow across the globe!
POSITION DESCRIPTION Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director creates and oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, grant solicitation, and in-kind resources. A new position in the organization, the Development Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.
Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to develop and execute GCCM’s fundraising plan
Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and other institutions
Manage the implementation of the chosen development software and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
Oversee the organization of special events
Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation fundraising
Minimum 5 years of development/fundraising experience, with some experience in team/supervision management
Demonstrated record of success in meeting fundraising goals for organizations
Demonstrated knowledge of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies and techniques for institutional and individual funders
Superior written and oral communication and presentation skills, to include: experience speaking to and writing for donors and crafting compelling funding proposals and pitch materials
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Working knowledge of donor databases
Bachelor's Degree in related field
Preferred background in environmental issues and working in a faith-based environment
HOW TO APPLY Send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and put Applicant: Development Director in the subject line.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.