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Help improve human health, eliminate toxic chemical use, and build a sustainable economy! We are looking for a talented development professional to assume lead responsibility for planning, coordinating, and implementing our individual major donor program to meet the organization’s major gifts fundraising goal and build the individual donor base. The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for direct solicitation of gifts as well as for coordination of other staff and board members in additional cultivation and solicitation. Join our team and help advance policy solutions that keep families healthy and remake the way things are made.
Required qualifications: At least three years experience in fundraising with nonprofit organizations, including major gifts fundraising. Must adhere to the highest ethical standards, demonstrate an empathetic disposition and perseverance, and convey sensitivity to the needs of donors. Excellent attention to details and follow through as demonstrated through effective project management experience. Demonstrated writing and editing skills.
Desired qualifications: Outstanding ability to work effectively in teams of diverse people and organizations. Experience working with a contact database, as well as with Microsoft Excel. Strong organizational, communications, problem-solving and analytical skills. Highly self motivated and directed. Proven commitment to progressive values and social change. Experience with an advocacy-based nonprofit is a plus. Knowledge of environmental public health issues and solutions.
This position offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and will be based in our Portland, Maine office. We will consider candidates seeking full- or part-time employment.
Physical requirements of the job include the ability to spend hours listening and talking; working via computer, telephone and other electronic devices; driving frequently to meetings and events; light lifting of equipment and materials, with occasional night or weekend work, long days or overnight travel.
To apply: Please email a cover letter describing your qualifications, a resumé and a representative writing sample to: Jenny Rottmann, Managing Director, Environmental Health Strategy Center, at jrottmann [at] preventharm.org. The position will remain open until filled, with initial review of applications scheduled for May 31st. For the complete job description, click here.
Office: help with data entry, data management, filing, mailings etc.
Outreach and Education: help with planning and preparation for events, tabling at events, identify new events and education opportunities, and assist with presentations to community organizations
Political Action: collect petition signatures for advocacy campaigns, contact EHSC supporters about legislative or community action opportunities, help with planning and preparation for political action events (such as rallies and media events), and meet with your representatives about environmental health concerns
Writing and Research: write letters to the editor for local newspapers, read and write about new environmental health findings and consumer safety tips, write blog posts, and collect personal stories on environmental health topics
Photography and Film: help us document EHSC events by taking photos and/or video that can be used for online and print materials
For all volunteer opporunities contact Emma at email@example.com or 207-699-5799.