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 a 15-year history of accomplishments.  The Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director, but interacts on a daily basis with other staff that work on energy education, policy and operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Research and develop grant proposals
  • 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
  • Recruit, utilize and manage volunteers
  • Assist with events and office management tasks as needed

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Superb writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent in-person and electronic communication skills
  • Experience successfully using database management software
  • Social media, marketing, and content creation experience
  • Experience in basic website maintenance
  • 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:

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

Compensation: This is a permanent, full time position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Includes paid personal leave and holidays and retirement benefits but not health care coverage.

Application Deadline: Applications for this position will be accepted until 5:00 pm October 18, 2019.

Application Process: Please send cover letter, résumé, writing sample and four references, including at least one letter of recommendation to the following address:

Renewable Energy Alaska Project

Attn: Greg Stiegel

308 G Street, Suite 225
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

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