Assistant Director Of Development

The Assistant Director of Development for the Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice will oversee the organization’s fundraising efforts, build relationships with individuals and organizations to secure philanthropic and government support, and manage all aspects of the annual fund in support of meeting the Bullard Center strategic and operational goals. The Assistant Director of Development’s responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating fund development strategies that will meaningfully engage and motivate donors to meet annual fund development goals.

  • Recommends and develops community outreach initiatives to address the problems of environmental and climate justice in environmental justice communities
  • Oversees grant seeking including research, proposal writing, reporting requirements, direct capital campaigns, and other major fundraising drives.
  • Works with the Executive Director of the Center to set annual goals for all aspects of the Annual Fund, which include Development Events, Government and Private Foundation Grants, and Annual Giving Campaign.
  • Meets with prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
  • Oversees the fundraising database and tracking system.
  • Supervises and collaborates with other fundraising staff.
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive, written and Annual Fund development plan.
  • Assists the Executive Director in producing reports that evaluate Annual Fund strategies and progress on a regular basis. Project and manage Annual Fund expenses.
  • In cooperation with the Digital Communications Director, develops a digital fundraising strategy and produce materials for the Annual Giving Campaign.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.