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Solar Cookers International Development Manager

Company: Solar Cookers International
Date Posted: September 12, 2018

The Position

Solar Cookers International (SCI) is seeking a Development Manager who appreciates the exciting role philanthropy plays in a well-lived life, and enjoys developing relationships with people to help make their compassionate goals a reality. The successful candidate will work with existing staff to build on past efforts and launch new ones for a stronger fundraising organization to achieve mission goals.

A candidate who has high energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position fundraising discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels will be a good fit for the organizational culture. Proven success in reaching, often exceeding, fundraising goals is a must. A candidate who is a self-starter, able to work independently, is entrepreneurial, and who enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives will enjoy working with the SCI staff.

Application Requirements

Submit resume or CV, cover letter with salary requirements, and two examples of original donor communications emailed as ONE PDF attachment titled [lastname], [firstname].pdf. to Caitlyn Hughes, Interim Executive Director at A hyperlink to an online portfolio of work may also be submitted.  Candidates are responsible for ensuring receipt of application materials.  Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US.


This is a full-time, hourly position, paying in the range of $63,000 - $75,000. Compensation commensurate with experience.    

SCI provides health, vacation, sick leave and other benefits.  


Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Required: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible, full-time professional experience in development and fundraising. The ideal candidate will have development experience, ideally in an “in-house” leadership role within a complex nonprofit organization, and covering areas such as direct mail, donor and member communications, and database management. The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred: CFRE certification.

Position will remain open until filled. 

Contact: Caitlyn Hughes at 916-455-4499 or