Job Title: Development Director
Classification: Full-time exempt position
Summary: In partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director spearheads development efforts for the continual growth and sustainability of LACBC. Beyond the important role of supporting fundraising efforts and resource development, the Development Director is relied upon within the organization as a non-profit sector guru, with strategic planning and facilitation skills that help to resolve problems and move the mission forward. This position oversees a robust department spanning LACBC’s membership, sponsor, business partner and event needs. In addition, they will work with internal staff and external consultants as the lead on events, fundraising, grant writing to private foundations and government funding sources, government contract opportunities for programs and fund-generating LACBC events. They are the lead staff person for the board Fundraising Committee, along with Executive Director and Board Members. They will help to strategically guide the organization’s success.
They must represent the organization with a high level of professionalism, organization, and friendliness. The Development Director supervises the Bike Valet Coordinator and other development staff. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director.
Background: The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) is a nonprofit organization that promotes bicycling for transportation and recreation throughout LA County’s 88 cities through advocacy, education and outreach. Founded in 1998, LACBC brings together the diverse bicycling community in a united mission to improve the bicycling environment and quality of life for the entire region. Our vision is to improve the built environment in Los Angeles County, so that all bicyclists--low-income, commuter, recreational, families, and women--can safely navigate our streets. For more info, visit our website at: www.la-bike.org.
Hourly Salary: The position offers a competitive annual salary based on experience.
The Development Director is primarily responsible for developing and executing LACBC’s fundraising strategies. The Development Director is responsible for creating, tracking, and maintaining institutional knowledge on grants and fundraising events for the organization.
Grants & Contracts
Organization, Time Management, and Supervision
LACBC Organizational Team Work
Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter, a writing sample, salary history, and references to [email protected] by Friday, August 18th, 2017. Please include “Development Director” in the subject line. No calls, please. Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. LACBC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, (including transgender status), weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency, where not substantially job-related), citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law