Waxman Strategies, a progressive public affairs firm led by former Congressman Henry Waxman, uses advocacy, communications, and campaigns to shape policies, advance causes, and build movements around the world.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent communication and project management skills, and with strong attention to detail to join our team as our first full-time Director of Development.
In this role, you will manage all institutional giving strategy, stewardship, and reporting for the Waxman Strategies Environment Team and Mighty Earth.
Mighty Earth is a nonprofit organization incubated by Waxman Strategies which conducts much of our environmental advocacy work. They run global campaigns to stop deforestation, transform agriculture, and shift whole industries to 100 percent clean energy.
The ideal candidate enjoys working directly with donors, as well as behind the scenes with leadership and program staff to support all fundraising activities.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategy & Stewardship
Reporting & Compliance
More about our team:
Waxman Strategies is made up of people from various backgrounds including people with a background in non-profit organizations, election campaigns, government, the private sector, and legislative offices, at a range of experience levels. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming place for people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, parents, empty-nesters, and more.
This is a full-time position based in our Washington, D.C. office. However, during the coronavirus pandemic, our staff are working from home. The safety of our team is a top priority and we will resume working from our office, travel, and in-person meetings when it is safe to do so. You will report to the Managing Director of our Environment Practice and CEO of Mighty Earth Glenn Hurowitz.
Compensation and benefits:
The salary range for this position is $76K to $127K, depending on experience. We have a generous benefits package including group health insurance, dental benefits, unlimited vacation time, paid holidays, and a 401(k) plan.
We are working with NRG Consulting Group to help us find the best person for this role. Our interview process will involve a phone interview, performance task, video interview, and video task with NRG Consulting Group. Top candidates will then be passed on to our team, for a video interview with the hiring team at Waxman Strategies and Mighty Earth.
We have adjusted our interview process and are holding video interviews in place of in-person interviews during the coronavirus pandemic.
Please submit a resume and a thoughtful cover letter and let us know how you learned of the job. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and the job will remain posted on our website until it is filled.
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact [email protected]
Waxman Strategies is an equal opportunity employer; we strictly prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression and any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and other historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.