Development Specialist, Social and Environmental Justice Nonprofit Organization

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New Mexico, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 10, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Position: Development Specialist

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist the president/chief executive and the organization with fund development, fundraising, and special events.
  • Play an integral role in expanding the organization’s funding base.
  • Develop and implement strategies to attract and sustain new funders.
  • Foster positive relationships with the organization’s supporters.


  • Assist in identifying and cultivating giving programs with small, medium, and large individual donors; prioritize prospects; document all contacts; and track and document progress.
  • Conduct research on prospective support from private foundations, government grants, and corporate, civic, and individual donors.
  • Meet with or present to foundations on the president/chief executive’s and organization’s behalf.
  • Help develop grant proposals and track grants and reports.
  • Inform the production of individual and group fundraising appeals.
  • Help with acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
  • Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
  • Inform media materials for distribution.
  • Other duties as assigned by the president/chief executive

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Experience in development and/or fundraising, preferably in one or more of the following fields: social justice, environmental justice, human rights, animal protection, global public health, and/or other humanitarian causes
  • College-level education and/or specialized/continuing education in the field of development
  • At least three professional references

Essential Qualities: Trustworthy and acts with integrity; professional; reliable; respectful; organized; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; detail-oriented with the ability to see the big picture; strong organizational skills; impeccable time management and multi-tasking skills; ability to meet all deadlines; problem-solving and decision-making skills; self-motivated and self-sufficient; and the ability to treat confidential information with appropriate discretion

Compensation: This is a part-time consulting position. Compensation is negotiable.

Expense Reimbursement: As agreed upon in advance and consistent with Company policy


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