Director of Development (Part-Time)

Location Washington, DC 20005
Date Posted February 09, 2024
Job ID 11232
Employment Type Contract
Scion Nonprofit Staffing has been engaged to conduct an immediate search for a part-time Director of Development on behalf of our client, an organization whose mission is to maximize the value of open and shared data for the public good, with an emphasis on climate action, based in Washington D.C. This is an exciting contract opportunity to join an inspiring and mission-driven team!  

The ideal candidate will be dedicated to advancing the mission of utilizing data to combat climate change through strategic fundraising efforts and cultivating meaningful relationships with donors and partners.

  • Flexible hybrid or fully remote part-time schedule (~20 hrs/week, ~4 hrs/ day)!
  • Contract opportunity with an immediate start available and possibility for contract-to-hire!
  • Opportunity to work for an organization with an impactful mission!
  • Competitive hourly rate of $68-$79.50 with optional healthcare after 30 days of employment!

  • Develop and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies to support the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Cultivate and steward relationships with donors, prospects, partners, and other key stakeholders to maximize support for the organization.
  • Identify new funding opportunities and partnerships to diversify revenue streams and enhance sustainability.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to align fundraising goals with organizational priorities and strategic initiatives.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of fundraising events, campaigns, and initiatives to engage supporters and raise awareness.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of fundraising activities, results, and impact to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Stay informed about trends and best practices in fundraising and philanthropy to continually improve strategies and approaches.

  • Demonstrated experience in development/fundraising roles.
  • Deep understanding of climate change issues and a passion for advancing climate action solutions.
  • Proven track record of successfully securing diverse revenue sources and overseeing various development strategies.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, enabling the cultivation and advancement of relationships with a diverse community, including donors, prospects, colleagues, volunteers, partners, and community members.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, capable of conveying ideas with enthusiasm to diverse audiences.
  • Proficiency in data management, including expertise in handling all types and designations of giving.
  • Familiarity with fundraising software and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Commitment to the organization's mission and values.

Compensation and Benefits:
This exciting opportunity is offering an hourly rate of $68-79.50/hr. with optional healthcare benefits after 30 days!

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and more information about your background. Apply today to be considered for this amazing career opportunity!

About Our Search Firm:
Scion Staffing is a national award-winning staffing firm! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing thousands of talented professionals with amazing career opportunities. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire recruiting, interim leadership placement and temporary professional staffing. Our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top recruitment firms in the nation.

We are proud to be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times. Additional information about us can also be found at Scion Staffing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and the candidates we represent. 

For opportunities located in a region that has enacted fair chance, arrest, or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Staffing proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes.

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