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Development Director (posted 3/20/24)

EDC is seeking a full time Development Director to work in our Santa Barbara office. The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director, Assistant Director, Event Coordinator, and Board Development Committee in efforts to establish and execute an effective fundraising plan to ensure the long-term financial viability of EDC. The position supports the mission of the organization by developing and overseeing diverse fundraising strategies, growing our planned giving program, managing the grants program and relationships with foundation staff, cultivating donors and community partnerships, producing fundraising events, and providing effective and accurate management of the donor database. The position reports to the Executive Director and will work out of EDC’s office in Santa Barbara with the opportunity to work a hybrid schedule.

An ideal candidate should be passionate about environmental protection in California, be highly organized, and have proven success in developing and implementing overall fundraising strategies and tactics, grant writing, donor cultivation, database administration, and event management.

Compensation: $90,000-105,000. EDC also offers a generous benefit package.

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**Our Summer 2024 clerkship positions have been filled.

EDC hires law students for summer clerkships as well as externships during the regular school year.  Law clerks and externs are involved in substantive activities such as conducting legal research; drafting memos and pleadings; participating in client meetings, strategy discussions and negotiations; appearing before public agencies; and observing court arguments.  EDC attorneys involve students in every aspect of actual cases.

Desired Qualifications:
2L students with a background or interest in environmental law, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.

Application:  Send cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and a list of three references to Venessa Hutchins, Office Manager & Event Coordinator at: [email protected].

This position can work out of EDC’s Santa Barbara office, but remote candidates will be considered.  Stipend and/or housing assistance may be available.

Our Summer 2024 clerkship positions have been filled.

Applications for semester-length externships are accepted at any time and will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

EDC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive work culture. We believe that a diverse workforce that includes historically marginalized and excluded groups of people improves our ability to assist our clients; enhances intellectual engagement; inspires innovation and creativity; and promotes critical thinking and solution-finding. EDC is devoted to hiring a diverse team of qualified people with respect to gender identity (including gender expression), race, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, age, physical abilities, and other factors. EDC will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified people with disabilities.

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