CascadiaNow! seeks a Development Manager to support our growth as we pursue grants and cultivate relationships with our supporter base. The successful candidate will be dedicated to a culture of philanthropy and will appreciate the value of a healthy database.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain Little Green Light database, including regular imports of charitable gifts and merchandise sales.

  • Support fundraising campaigns for CascadiaNow! and its affiliated projects.

  • Research foundations and manage grant applications.

  • Coordinate the board of directors’ role in fundraising and supporter cultivation.

  • Establish development workflows and collaborate on a 2016 development plan.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience managing a database

  • Grantwriting experience or training

  • Experience working with nonprofits

  • Experience working independently while managing multiple projects or relationships

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Strong customer service values

  • Ability to be flexible and positive in a dynamic work environment

  • Familiarity with Cascadia and/or bioregionalism

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience managing volunteers or interns

  • Experience working or living with diverse communities


  • 12 hours/week with the potential to grow

  • Biweekly staff meetings and an otherwise flexible and independent work schedule

  • $25 starting hourly wage

  • Eligible for all employee benefits as they become available

To Apply

Send resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in the position to with "Development Manager" in the subject line. Applications accepted through Friday, September 25, 2015.