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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Posted March 2018

THE POSITION

Solar Cookers International (SCI) is seeking a Development Manager who understands the exciting role philanthropy plays in a well-lived life, and enjoys developing relationships with people to help make their compassionate goals a reality. The successful candidate will work with existing staff to build on past efforts and launch new ones for a stronger fundraising organization to achieve mission goals.

A candidate who has high energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position fundraising discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels will be a good fit for the organizational culture. Proven success in reaching, often exceeding, fundraising goals is a must. A candidate who is a self-starter, able to work independently, and is entrepreneurial, and who enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives, will enjoy working with the SCI staff.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Submit resume or CV, cover letter with salary requirements, and two examples of original donor communications emailed as ONE PDF attachment titled [lastname], [firstname].pdf. to Julie Greene, Executive Director at julie@solarcookers.org. A hyperlink to an online portfolio of work may also be submitted.  Candidates are responsible for ensuring receipt of application materials.  Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US.

SALARY

This is a full-time, salaried position. The range is $68,000 to $82,000 annually. Compensation commensurate with experience. SCI provides health, vacation, sick leave and other benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Required: A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible, full-time professional experience in development and fundraising. The ideal candidate will have development experience, ideally in an “in-house” leadership role within a complex nonprofit organization, and covering areas such as direct mail, donor and member communications, and database management. The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred: CFRE certification.

Position will remain open until filled. 

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COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

Posted February 2018

THE POSITION

Solar Cookers International (SCI) is seeking a collaborative, experienced Communications Associate to support SCI's mission and program activities 

Communications work will involve social media, website, email, webinars, print publications, press, and in-person interactions.  This position will also include partnership and membership development; information gathering and analysis; and communications with internal and external audiences

This rewarding work supports SCI’s mission: to help families breathe cleaner air, preserve environments, and break the cycle of energy poverty with solar cooking solutions.   

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

To apply please send your CV, cover letter including salary requirements, and two writing samples to Caitlyn.Hughes@solarcookers.org. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted and invited to the next steps. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US.

SALARY

This is a full-time, salaried position. Range $46,000 - $58,000 annually. Compensation commensurate with experience.  SCI provides health, vacation, sick leave and other benefits.     

QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education in a related field such as communications, international relations, environmental sustainability, and/or social science, and at least 2-5 years relevant work experience in a non-profit or relevant setting.  

This position will remain open until filled. 

 

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Development Associate

THE POSITION

Solar Cookers International (SCI) is seeking a Development Associate to work with a dynamic in-house team, and enjoys the exciting role that philanthropy plays in a well-lived life. Position is in the Sacramento area and includes administrative duties related to fundraising, database management, working with volunteers, messaging, and donor communications. Develops relationships with donors and SCI’s valued supporters.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Resume or CV, cover letter with salary requirements, one writing sample and should be emailed as a single pdf attachment titled [lastname], [firstname].pdf. to Julie Greene, Executive Director, at julie@solarcookers.org. Candidates are responsible for ensuring receipt of application materials.  Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US.

COMPENSATION

This is a full-time, hourly position, paying in the range of $46,000 - $54,000. Compensation commensurate with experience.   

SCI provides health, vacation, sick leave and other benefits. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of successful professional or volunteer fundraising experience. 
  • Familiarity with all aspects of fundraising, donor and public relations. 
  • Experience in constituent relationship management software (CRM) or a donor database.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen.
  • Finesse to work with important constituents, including Board and Committee members, vendors and international representatives.
  • Ability to work and relate to a diverse constituency and population.

Posting Date: April 2018       Position will remain open until filled

 


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