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    Development Associate
    Winters, CA

    Position Summary
    Reporting to the Executive Director and Director of Development, the Development Associate serves as administrative support to the Executive Director and Director of Development to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Center for Land-Based Learning and its fundraising and capital campaign activities. The Development Associate Participates as an integral member of the development/administrative team to implement strategies that will ensure the CLBL’s fundraising success. This position is part-time based out of Winters, CA. Occasional nights/weekends for select events may be required.

    Responsibilities
    Donor Stewardship and Gift Processing

    • Provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Director of Development in managing the donor portfolio through all aspects of the giving cycle including prospect research and qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
    • Responds to development related inquiries from board members, funders, prospects, staff, and the public.
    • Supports efforts to engage board, volunteers, and CLBL staff in fund development strategies, goals, and activities; promotes a culture of philanthropy within the organization.
    • Drafts and proofs communication materials including letters, emails, proposals, solicitation materials, recognition letters, and other forms of correspondence for the Executive Director and Director of Development.
    • Handles the day-to-day work on confidential gift records, donor files, gift processing, and maintenance of the donor database system to ensure consistently up to date and accurate records.
    • Runs detailed reports that reflect donor activity and progress towards goals.
    • Supports prospect research efforts that help to identify potential funders including assisting with developing prospect lists and analyzing past giving data.
    • Works with Director of Development and Controller on gift acceptance to ensure timely acknowledgment of gifts.
    • Perform database maintenance and clean up projects to improve data integrity and database performance.

    Scheduling & Logistics

    • Schedules and coordinates internal and external meetings for the Executive Director and Director of Development.
    • Gathers background information, copies agendas and handouts, and coordinates catering and other logistics as needed.
    • Keep track of multiple schedules, create calendar invitations, meeting briefs and follow up communications via email, phone, text or other preferred communication.
    • Provides logistics and planning support for cultivation and stewardship events.
    • Assists the Executive Director and Director of Development with travel plans and expense reporting.

    How to apply:
    Please submit resume and cover letter to Christine McMorrow. Position open until filled. Download complete job description [pdf] here.

    This is a non-exempt position. Pay commensurate with experience, $18-$24/hr.

    More information about the Center for Land-Based Learning can be found at: landbasedlearning.org

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