Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks an enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for the environment to manage our development efforts. The Development Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and program staff to promote our organization and clean water initiatives. The ideal candidate will have an educational and professional background that demonstrates success with nonprofit fundraising, grants and event management, and issue advocacy campaigns. Proven experience in grant writing, foundation and major donor cultivation, and strategic development plans. The Development Manager will work with Executive Director and other staff to develop and execute partnership and sponsorship plans for various programs and campaigns: Fair Farms and Clear Choices Clean Water

Candidates must be organized, creative, and enthusiastic about joining a small organization with a big footprint in a pivotal period of growth. This is an excellent position for a self-starter candidate interested in working in an organization that welcomes creative ideas from staff at all levels, and provides a range of responsibilities and opportunities to learn and participate in campaigns that make a difference in people’s lives.

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