CTLCV Job Opportunities
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters is a non-profit organization working to educate voters and elected leaders on state environmental issues. CTLCV (and CTLCV Education Fund) works with dozens of groups to develop and support good environmental policies at the state legislature. We publish an annual environmental scorecard grading legislators on their environmental voting records, endorse candidates for state office who will make the environment a top priority, and help to get conservation-minded people informed and involved. For additional information, please visit both web sites at www.conservationeducation.org and www.ctlcv.org.
How to Apply
Please email a cover note and resume using the email link as instructed in each job description. Qualified candidates will be contacted. No calls please.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV), a 501(c)(4) organization, and Connecticut League of Conservation Voter’s Education Fund (CTLCVEF), a 501(c)(3) organization, seek to hire a Director of Development who will be responsible for crafting the fundraising plan for and executing the fundraising vision. Responsibilities include identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donor and building enduring relationships for the family of organizations, securing business sponsorships and the flawless execution and continuous growth of annual events and house parties, increasing membership through online advocacy and fundraising efforts, writing grant proposals and reports, and providing support to Board members in their fundraising work.
An ideal candidate will have a strong belief in and passion for the mission of CTLCV & CTLCVEF, will be detail-oriented, have a long and proven track-record of building enduring relationships within his/her/their community, will be a team player, with a good sense of humor, and impeccable work ethic.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct organization’s development planning and evaluation.
§ Work with CTLCV & CTLCVEF’s Development Committee to create and oversee organizational development plans.
§ Work with staff and Development Committee to engage full Board on implementation of fundraising strategies.
§ Work with the Executive Director and Boards Finance Committee to create organizational budgets.
§ Evaluate and track fundraising programs using the EveryAction platform and develop strategies to test and improve fundraising performance.
§ Detailed recordkeeping using CTLCV & CTLCVEF’s integrated database EveryAction.
Coordinate major donor program.
§ In collaboration with the Executive Director, establish annual major donor goals, cultivation and stewardship activities, and re-solicitation strategies.
§ Manage call time for personal visit setup and direct solicitation over the phone for Executive Director.
§ Build strong and enduring relationships with Board members, current major donors, foundation program officers and prospects through intentional cultivation and stewardship
§ Identify, research and qualify new major donor prospects.
§ Independently oversee a portfolio of major donors.
§ Upgrade membership level donors to major donors through personal visits and phone calls.
§ Initiate contact with and set up meetings for new and current major donors with Board members and staff.
Manage foundation fundraising:
§ Work with CTLCVEF’s staff and Board to identify foundation prospects.
§ Prepare grant proposals and reports.
§ Manage the granting calendar and ensure timely submission of grant proposals and reports.
Oversee digital fundraising and membership:
§ Develop and oversee implementation of annual membership plan, which will include:
Oversee fundraising events:
§ Coordinate all aspects of annual fundraising event.
§ Prepare sponsorship menus and solicit business sponsorships.
§ Get creative in growing the event concept, attendance and revenue year-over-year.
Assist with organizational marketing
§ Coordinate production and distribution of donor updates and reports.
§ Coordinate production of marketing materials with the Communication Manager as needed (i.e. brochures, invitations, etc.).
§ Play an integral role on the team in the statewide marketing of the organization, laying the foundation for greater outreach to potential donors and members.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Salary and benefits negotiable & DOE with base salary starting at $60,000
Please send your cover letter and resume to League of Conservation Voters, attention: email@example.com with “CTLCV Development Director” in the subject line. Please, no calls. Please visit CTLCV.org and ConservationEducation.org for more information on our family of organizations.
JOB SUMMARY: This position reports to the Executive Director. The primary administrative responsibilities are to handle the daily in-house needs of the office, with a significant focus on our data and communications systems, and to assist the Executive Director (or the relevant staff) with specific projects as needed. This job is for a tech savvy, fast learner with experience at office administration. Ideal candidate also wants to be involved in the organization’s mission and programs to protect the environment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Office with small staff on the Hartford/West Hartford border. The job requires juggling multiple projects and deadlines. No two days are the same and may occasionally require work outside of normal business hours. Pay and hours all negotiable depending on skills and experience. CTLCV is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage diversity on our team.
TO APPLY: Immediate opening. CTLCV will accept resumes until the position is filled. Please send your resume and short message to firstname.lastname@example.org VIA EMAIL ONLY. We will confirm receipt of your application, but we will only contact qualified applicants for an interview. Thank you for your interest in this position.
CTLCV & CTLCVEF are Equal Opportunity Employers Committed to a Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Workplace.