Assistant Director of Development

Company Information

Our client represents almost one thousand global companies in the solar energy industry with a mission that is focused on building a stronger solar industry in the U.S. By working with both the state and federal government, solar energy policies are promoted by our client to ensure the voice of the industry reaches the public and the press. Our client facilitates at all times equity, diversity and inclusion in its promotion of the solar industry and therefore always values openness and differing viewpoints and input from its team members.

The Role

In the role of Assistant Director of Development, you will work with the Executive Director of this education-focused and charitable arm of the larger organization. There will also be work done with the finance department reporting on expenditures against budgets related to ongoing projects. The main tasks of the position will involve fundraising activities, which will include grant applications, managing deadlines, and ensuring all research and project deliverables are completed in a timely manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare grant applications
  • Create fundraising materials
  • Monitor all project budgets
  • Work with external experts and consultants on contract executions
  • Ensure all deliverables related to projects and grants are executed on time
  • Create reports on project expenses
  • Work with the Executive Director to facilitate meetings
  • Create and maintain a grant reporting calendar
  • Monitor fundraising deadlines

Qualifications & Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • An MA is preferred but not required
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Understanding of both solar and storage industry concerns
  • A self-starter who can work independently on a small team
  • Superior time management skills
  • Can work under pressure
  • Experience with financial reporting and budgeting
  • Confident with both written and verbal communications
Job Category: Business Development
Job Location: Remote

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