Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) is recruiting for a Development Director. REAP is a statewide, non-profit education and advocacy group for clean energy with over 12 years of accomplishments. The Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director, but interacts on a daily basis with other staff that work on renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy education and bookkeeping.

REAP Development Director

Reports to the Executive Director

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop grant proposals
  • Develop and expand REAP’s organizational membership and corporate support
  • Develop and expand REAP’s major donor program and other individual giving
  • Develop and expand other giving programs, including Pick.Click.Give., Tour Green, matching gifts, and combined federal campaign
  • Administer and maintain REAP’s donor database
  • Administer and maintain REAP’s website
  • Administer and maintain REAP’s social media accounts
  • Prepare and distribute a monthly electronic newsletter and assist with other public relations and marketing efforts, including developing materials for fundraising purposes
  • Assist with board activities and provide support to board committees
  • Assist with organizational budgeting and administration of contributed income, including providing timely and accurate quarterly reports
  • Utilize and manage volunteers
  • Assist with events and office management tasks as needed
  • Required Skills and Experience:
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent in-person communication skills
  • Database management & social media experience
  • Understanding of basic fundraising practices, including prospect identification, solicitation, cultivation, acknowledgment, stewardship, reporting, and ethical standards
  • Bachelor’s degree or five years of experience in a relevant field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Additional Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in NationBuilder, QuickBooks, WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design software
  • Grant writing and/or other fundraising experience
  • Knowledge of Alaska energy institutions and infrastructure
  • Experience working with non-profits

Compensation: This is a permanent, full time position; salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Includes paid personal leave and holidays and retirement benefits.

Application Deadline: Applications for this position will be accepted until 5:00 pm March 31, 2017.

Application Process: Please send cover letter, résumé, writing sample, two letters of recommendation and 2-4 additional references to the following address:

Renewable Energy Alaska Project

Attn: Lydia Darby
308 G Street, Suite 225
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Or, email the same in PDF format to: l.darby@realaska.org