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Senior Development Officer
Controller

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Senior Development Officer

Woodland, CA

Job Summary

The Center for Land-Based Learning is seeking a full-time Senior Development Officer to head the ongoing fundraising, operational and programmatic needs of the Development Department, and to oversee and coordinate external communications and events.

This position reports to the Director of Operations and works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to identify and solicit unrestricted and program-specific funds that support CLBL’s mission. They are responsible for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of CLBL’s donors, as well as overseeing implementation of a variety of fundraising and outreach events. The Senior Development Officer fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization, engaging board, staff and volunteers. The Officer oversees three staff that help implement the development and outreach functions of the position. In addition, they are part of CLBL’s management team, helping to drive the strategic direction of the organization and implement Board directives.

The position will be based out of the Center for Land-Based Learning’s office at 40140 Best Ranch Road, Woodland, CA.

Responsibilities

Fund Development (65%)
Prospect Research: Maintain and add to CLBL’s database of donors by actively seeking and identifying potential individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
Cultivation: Build relationships with potential new donors, developing and implementing touch points and strategies for engagement with CLBL’s programs and activities.
Solicitation: Actively manage a portfolio of major gift prospects ($1,000 to $100,000) and solicit major gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Work closely with the Board of Directors to identify key opportunities and contacts as well as provide direction and assistance to individual Board members in the donor solicitation process.
Donor Stewardship: Foster and build relationships with ongoing capital campaign and annual fund donors through targeted communication, special events, program updates and other activities, as needed.
and more.



Communications and Outreach (20%)
• Work with CLBL management team and members of the Board to set a strategic direction for the organization’s external communications.
• Support the success of the external communications plan by coordinating and overseeing Development staff in the development of outreach and press materials, and at times, external consultants.
and more.

Supervision and Project Management (15%)
• Provide direction for daily, weekly and monthly work tasks for Development Team (2 Managers and 1 Associate)
• Supervise external contractors as needed

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an interest in agriculture, conservation, and education and be passionate about the mission and work of CLBL. In addition, they will possess the following experience, skills and personal attributes:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• A minimum of five years successful experience in related field, with an emphasis on donor relations, major gifts, and annual fund.
• Knowledge of, experience in, and commitment to the full donor cycle including prospecting, cultivation, and stewardship.
• The ability to effectively engage, guide, support, and provide leadership to Board members, staff and volunteers in fundraising activities.
• A solid sales and/or solicitation track record with effective closing skills and a persuasive ability to encourage philanthropic behavior.
• Demonstrated experience in event planning and implementation.
• A working knowledge of the Sacramento/Central Valley and Bay Area region’s philanthropic community.
• A self-starter who is able to work independently as well as be part of a team and is driven to succeed.
• Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skills.
• Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint), as well as familiarity with the Google Cloud Platform, and CRM applications.
• Ability to travel extensively within the region, as well as locations throughout California. Candidate will need to use personal vehicle for local travel (mileage reimbursement). A rental car is provided for trips over 200 miles.
• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required.

Hours, Benefits, and Compensation

The Director position is full time, exempt. Salary range $75,000 - $85,000 per year plus medical and dental benefits; vacation, sick and holidays.

Please download and review full job description before applying: Senior Development Officer Job Description

How To Apply

Priority review of applications will begin on August 9th, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume, and one fundraising related writing sample to:

Mary Kimball, Executive Director
mary@landbasedlearning.org

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




Controller

Woodland, CA

Job Summary

The Center for Land-Based Learning is seeking a full-time Controller. This position reports to the Director of Operations and works closely with the Office Manager, Program Directors/Managers, and Chief Executive Officer.

The Controller will oversee the organization’s finances, budgets, month-end closing, accounting processes and all tax related functions as well as create GAAP compliant financial statements. They will coordinate and be part of the Administration team and collaborate with CLBL’s Program Directors/Managers. The ideal, well-qualified Controller will have 5+ years of progressive senior level finance and accounting experience with non-for-profits.

The position will be based out of the Center for Land-Based Learning’s office at 40140 Best Ranch Road, Woodland, CA.

Responsibilities

Download full job description here ».

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Jesus Zavala – jesus@landbasedlearning.org

Position open until filled.

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


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