This page lists job openings within the SCRA organization. Occasionally, the SCRA posts job openings on behalf of other partners in the watershed.
The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is searching for a well-qualified Development Director who can help us take our organization to the next level. We work to protect, restore, and celebrate the St. Croix River and its watershed. The SCRA is in a strong fundraising position and has grown its individual donations despite challenging economic times. SCRA has an operating budget of about $600,000.
The goal of this position is to build relationships with members, donors, businesses, and others who care about and want to invest in the health of the St. Croix River and watershed. The Development Director is responsible for SCRA’s overall fundraising program—to identify, solicit, and cultivate a diverse funding mix from annual giving to major gifts, foundations, and other avenues to support SCRA’s mission and programs. Major areas of leadership and responsibility include:
Interested candidates should have five years of significant fundraising experience with demonstrated success in annual and major gift solicitation. Requisite skills include the ability to establish, maintain, and nurture relationships with individual donors, to execute development strategies with an emphasis on face-to-face visits with prospects and donors, and to manage multiple initiatives with accuracy, timeliness, and flexibility. Strong knowledge of regional philanthropic landscape is desired. The successful candidate must be a proactive leader with excellent communication skills who is ready to build and improve upon our established program.
Competitive compensation based on experience. Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction and resume and cover letter and resume to: St. Croix River Association, P.O. Box 655, St. Croix Falls, WI 54024, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The SCRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Development Director Job Description
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