Senior Development Director

Environmental Non-profit in LA

Industry:

Government & Public Sector

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Function:

Corporate Development

Seniority:

Director

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Position details

Client / Situation

  • Our client is a non-profit dedicated to driving environmental change in the Los Angeles area
  • They engaged us to find a Director of Development to be responsible for the unrestricted fundraising for the organization, which includes direct fundraising and cultivation, as well as managing a team of development staff

Objectives / Mandate

  • Secure and surpass $1M+ in unrestricted funding
  • Lead the development and execution of the annual unrestricted fundraising plans, as well as accurately project the budgeted unrestricted revenue targets and stretch goals
  • Independently identify, cultivate and close new major individual donors, corporate sponsors, and family foundations
  • Prioritize funding opportunities that will produce the best ROI
  • Update and check-in with major donors/funders consistently
  • Utilize both traditional fundraising best practices and out-of-the-box opportunistic approaches
  • Collaborate with the event team to provide insights and ideas around donor cultivation and fundraising approaches at key events

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