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Development Director
City Surf Project

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Development Director

City Surf Project

Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 11 days ago
Job Role
Social Work, Grant Writer
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit

Job Description

City Surf Project is 501c3 Non-Profit that connects underrepresented youth to the ocean and themselves through surfing. We use surfing as a vehicle to teach our three pillars: respect for nature, healthy living, and personal growth.  

At City Surf Project we believe the power of surfing -- and our three pillars -- will positively transform the lives of youth.  Although you do not need to be a “surfer” or have surfing experience to qualify for this role, we are looking from someone who believes in our mission as a way of furthering social and environmental justice for underrepresented youth.

Are you interested in joining a thriving organization in need of developmental support to sustain growth? If hired you will become an important part of our team, joining two other operational staff, including our Program and Executive Director. We ask that you have flexibility in your role and are willing to take on an array of different tasks.

In February, of 2018 were awarded a five year grant from the Department of Children Youth and Family. You will be asked to manage this grant as well several others that have been: awarded, applying or prospecting. 

As the Director of Development you will work closely with the Executive Director and Program Director to help us secure our annual budget of $400K through: grant writing, private donor cultivation, and fundraising events. You will also be asked to take on various duties to support the operational needs of the organization.

We are looking for someone with nonprofit development experience who is interested in working with a young and growing organization. If you meet the qualifications below, we encourage you to apply.

  • Oversee our grants initiative including: researching, applying, and tracking grants that are in process, building relationships with foundation representatives, and providing necessary reporting for the grants we’ve been awarded. 
  • Research, contact and cultivate prospective donors and foundations.
  • Create and maintain partnerships with mission related companies. 
  • Create new systems for cultivating existing, and new donors.
  • Create and maintain CSP’s master donor list through a CRM.
  • Plan, oversee, and execute fundraising events including: cultivation gatherings and the year-end benefit.
  • Assist in the creation of a strategic plan with the board of directors.
  • Collaborate with ED and Board of Directors to create impact reports.
  • Track and reply to all gifts/donations, including in-kind and monetary donations.
  • Maintain and implement Salesforce as CSP’s new CRM.
  • Present to the board of directors on fundraising progress. 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent computer skills: Proficiency using with Google Docs, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Salesforce and Wordpress. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a small office with limited clerical support. 
  • Ability to effectively work in team oriented environment, while maintaining the ability to work independently in varied activities and projects. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills including strong writing and listening; ability to communicate clearly.
  • Strong grant writing skills. 
  • Proficient in entering data entry and running reports from donor databases.
  • Proficient in using Salesforce
  • Willingness to take on duties as assigned. 
  • Must pass background check.

Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • At least two years working in a development or other non-profit position. 
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing, researching and applying to foundations, and donor management.
  • Experience managing fundraising events of various types and sizes. 

Commitment: 40 hrs/ week
Pay: $55,000-$80,000. 

Benefits: Six weeks of PTO and holiday pay. Access to pro-deal discounts with partner companies. Access to surf lessons and surf equipment.

Send resume and one-page cover letter to: johnny@citysurfproject.com

Business Overview

Our Story

City Surf Project is 501c3 Non-Profit that connects underrepresented youth to the ocean and themselves through surfing. We use surfing as a vehicle to teach our three pillars: respect for nature, healthy living, and personal growth.  

Why Work With Us?

At City Surf Project we believe the power of surfing -- and our three pillars -- will positively transform the lives of youth. Although you do not need to be a “surfer” or have surfing experience to qualify for this role, we are looking from someone

Team Size

1-10 team members

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Culture & Perks

Benefits
Paid Time Off
Training
Perks
Casual Dress
Work From Home
Workplace
Collaborative
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
Sustainable
Work-life Balance
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