CDP North America is seeking a seasoned Development Officer who will serve as part of CDP's Global Development team, which focuses on the strategic development and management of funder relationships. S/he will help secure funding primarily from US-based foundations and corporations by supporting and leading the cultivation and solicitation process for a portfolio of prospects. Candidates should have at least three - five years of professional experience in fundraising, with a track record of successfully cultivating relationships and securing gifts from philanthropic institutions and/or individuals. Strong preference is for a candidate with experience related to climate change and/or environmental issues. S/he will work closely with a 7-person global development team to secure 6- and 7-figure gifts for an award-winning climate change organization.
Areas of focus to include:
The Development Officer will report to the Director of Development, CDP North America
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
This is a full-time role based at CDP North America’s New York City office. We will also consider remote options for the right candidate.
Competitive salary and benefits, annual discretionary bonus, 24 days’ holiday, non-contributory 401K, life insurance and others.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United States.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with ‘Development Officer’ in the subject. The deadline is 5pm on Friday, July 19, 2019.