The California League of Conservation voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, is the political arm of California’s environmental community. Our mission is to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable to their constituents. In support of our mission we support environmental candidates for state public office, track legislative activity, and work across communities to include and amplify the voices of all Californians on behalf of their community and environment. For more information please visit www.ecovote.org.
CLCV Education Fund (CLCVEF), CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural resources and improves the health of our communities. In support of our mission, we work with allies and stakeholders to educate decision makers, support and amplify and diversify community participation on behalf of environmental and public health priorities, and increase public participation in civic activities. For more information please visit www.clcvedfund.org.POSITION SUMMARY:
The Major Gifts Officer reports to the Director of Development and plays a critical role in achieving the annual revenue goals for CLCV, by managing a pipeline of major donor prospects and working directly with senior staff to support major donor development activities in northern California. Primary responsibilities include: direct cultivation of a portfolio of 150-200 donors and major gift prospects; development of written materials for donor development and stewardship; and donor prospect research. This position works closely with a peer staff member and supports the Development Director, CEO, and Board members.
In addition, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying and hosting donor cultivation and solicitation opportunities through individual meetings, small events, and integrated communications (online and print), working in partnership with the Development and Communications staff to build messaging and outreach.
Candidates who are skilled in relationship building and have excellent project management skills, a keen ability to implement bold fundraising goals, and a sincere interest in CLCV’s mission are invited to apply for this unique and challenging opportunity. This is a full-time position requiring occasional travel, evening, and weekend work. The benefit of this position will be the satisfaction of helping donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to CLCV and CLCVEF.
Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements and tell us how you found this posting to CLCVJobs@ecovote.org. Please write “Major Gifts Officer” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
The California League of Conservation Voters and CLCV Education Fund are committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.