[Coral-List] Reef Check Foundation Seeks Development Director

Reef Check Headquarters rcinfo at reefcheck.org
Thu Jan 22 12:00:06 EST 2015

The Reef Check Foundation seeks a Development Director to join our dynamic
team based in Los Angeles. The Development Director will launch a major
gifts program, seek corporate sponsors and write grant proposals for our
tropical and California programs.

The ideal candidate has 3 to 5 years experience in start-up fundraising for
small to medium-sized non-profits, and will be very comfortable cultivating
and soliciting donors for major gifts. He/she will also have a track record
of writing successful grant applications in the range of $100K to $1
million. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, who can work
independently with support from the staff and the Board.

- Work with the Board, ED and staff to design and implement a comprehensive,
annual fundraising plan
- Identify, cultivate and solicit individual and corporate donors
- Research and identify funding opportunities for all Reef Check programs
- Write, submit and track grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and
government sources
- Work with ED and program directors to develop organizational budget and
fundraising goals
- Maintain a database of funding opportunities and current grants to insure
timely applications and assist with reporting
- Analyze the effectiveness of fundraising efforts to meet fundraising goals

- BA with excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proven track record of major gifts, campaigns, and grant proposals
- Experience working with non-profit Boards of Directors and volunteers
- Fundraising experience in SoCal is an advantage. May require occasional

This is a full time position (5 day work week). Compensation commensurate
with experience, including 401k with company match and health/dental plan.
To apply send cover letter detailing track record and salary expectation,
resume and 3 references to rcinfo at reefcheck.org by February 1st.

Founded in 1996, the Reef Check Foundation is a California based 501(c)3
non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the world's reef
ecosystems. Reef Check's mission is to empower local communities to protect
and rehabilitate reefs worldwide. It does so through grassroots research,
conservation, and community education.

Reef Check Foundation
PO Box 1057 (mail)
17575 Pacific Coast Highway Ste B (deliveries)
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272-1057 USA
Tel: 310-230-2371, 310-230-2360
Fax: 310-230-2376
rcinfo at reefcheck.org

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