Would you like to put your mark on an organization in an aggressive growth phase? Does the ocean and community sustainability stir your passion? Will working for the people and economy of Downeast Maine’s fishing communities resonate with your personal goals?
The Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries (http://www.coastalfisheries.org), a 15-year old non-profit organization located in Stonington, Maine seeks a passionate, hands-on, full-time Director of Development (DD) to manage a growing fundraising program to support MCCF’s ambitious agenda. The DD will report to Executive Director Paul Anderson and will be a key member of the management team and have primary day-to-day responsibility for existing and new fundraising programs that will include, but not necessarily be limited to, major individual gifts, regular annual appeals, foundation funding, government grants, special events, corporate funding and capital campaigns. The successful candidate will be passionate and preferably knowledgeable about our mission and enjoy and be able to be successful cultivating and soliciting major donors. S/he must understand the realities of working in a small organization where every job is hands-on. The organization is dynamic and the job holds potential for significant organizational leadership and the opportunity for the successful candidate to fuel significant organizational growth. The position requires a respect for and/or experience with fishermen, fishing communities of eastern Maine or similar culture. Seeking either a development professional with an aptitude for our mission or fisheries experience with an aptitude for development. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position located in Maine, not required to live in Stonington.
To Apply: Please send resume (including 3 professional references with contact info) and cover letter electronically to Chelsea Kondratowicz email@example.com no later than Monday, February 19, 2018 at 5pm EST.
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries is a nonprofit on the coast of Maine who works to secure a diversified fishing future for communities of eastern Maine and beyond. Our programs provide innovation and leadership to advance science, management and policy, and are woven together by environmental, economic and civic threads.