Job Title: Sales and Development Lead – Climate Education Nonprofit

Overview:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Sales and Development Lead to join our team. This pivotal role will be responsible for developing and managing strategic partnerships and fundraising efforts to support TAGs mission and growth. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in securing funding, building meaningful relationships with stakeholders, and driving collaborative initiatives that enhance our impact globally. If you’re a systems-thinker, strategic, and committed to making a difference, we want to hear from you!

Full-time. Remote position with occasional travel. High-speed broadband access required. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partnership Development:
    • Identify, cultivate, and manage relationships with key stakeholders, including corporate partners, foundations, government agencies, and other nonprofits.
    • Develop and implement strategies to expand TAG’s network of strategic partnerships and programs. 
    • Create compelling partnership proposals and presentations tailored to potential partners’ interests and needs.
    • Represent TAG at industry events, conferences, and meetings to promote our mission and programs and support management of ongoing partnerships.
  • Fundraising and Resource Development:
    • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive fundraising strategy to meet TAG’s financial goals.
    • Cultivate and steward relationships with major donors and prospective donors.
  • Strategic Planning and Management:
    • Stay informed about the latest trends, research, and best practices in climate education globally and nonprofit development.
    • Incorporate relevant insights and innovations into TAG’s partnership and development strategies.
    • Collaborate with the executive team to align partnership and fundraising efforts with organizational goals and objectives.
    • Monitor and report on partnership and fundraising metrics, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Nonprofit Management, Business Administration) or equivalent level of coursework, training, or on-the-job experience.
  2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in partnership development, fundraising, or a related role (preferably within the nonprofit sector).
  3. Demonstrated success in securing major gifts, grants, and corporate sponsorships and partnerships with schools and international networks of schools. 
  4. Strong network within the environmental and/or global educational sectors is highly desirable.
  5. Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  6. Strategic thinker with the ability to identify and develop opportunities.
  7. Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently in a remote setting.
  8. Passionate about climate education and environmental sustainability with a commitment to making a positive impact.

Benefits:

  1. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  2. Flexible work hours and remote work options.
  3. Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the organization.
  4. Joining a dynamic team dedicated to addressing one of the most pressing challenges of our time.

How to Apply:

If you’re excited about leveraging your skills to drive positive change and advance climate education, please submit your resume, cover letter and/or video, and portfolio (if applicable) in a single PDF document  to contact@takeactionglobal.org with the subject line “Partnerships and Development Lead Application – [Your Name].” Be sure to highlight relevant experience and why you’re passionate about joining our team.

Application Deadline:

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until July 1, 2024. Early applications are encouraged. Applicants who are selected for the Interview Round will be contacted.

Take Action Global is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, including those historically underrepresented in the environmental sector, to apply.