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CicLAvia is seeking to hire for an important position to join the leadership team. The position - Director of Development - will play a critical role in meeting and growing CicLAvia’s fundraising goals, with a particular focus on building small and major donor campaigns and strategies. The Development Director will transform CicLAvia fans into supporters of the organization. Working closely with the Executive Director and the Board, the Development Director implements CicLAvia’s development goals by 1) building a robust and scalable annual giving and small gifts program; and 2) developing a portfolio of medium/major gift prospects, targeting individuals, foundations and corporate donors.
In order to succeed, the Director of Development must be a dynamic, creative, and engaging fundraiser who can use effective techniques to articulate a clear and compelling and targeted case for supporting CicLAvia’s transformative mission.
CicLAvia, Inc. is a non-profit organization that catalyzes vibrant public spaces, active transportation and good health through car-free streets. CicLAvia engages with people to transform our relationship with our communities and with each other. CicLAvia makes the streets safe for people to walk, skate, play and ride a bike. CicLAvia produces 4+ car free street events each year throughout the City of Los Angeles in LA County, and creates the largest open streets events in North America. More than 1.3 million people have experienced the joy and community of a CicLAvia event. We have a large, engaged, and enthusiastic social media following and email list.
Responsibilities and Duties
The duties of the Director of Development will include developing and implementing development strategies, cultivating individual donors and sponsorship partners, and grant
research/writing. The ideal candidate will have positive enthusiasm and experience in innovative individual donor (small and major gifts) campaigns that produce tangible results. The development director will design, develop and implement our gift program and will be responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with existing major gift prospects, as well as identifying new prospects.
Convert CicLAvia fans into supporters.
Work with the Executive Director to develop and meet an annual fundraising goal in a $1.8 million annual organizational budget.
Submit cover letter and resume to: Romel Pascual, Executive Director – CicLAvia.
Email: [email protected]
Deadline: May 1, 2018