Science is Elementary (SiE) is recruiting a Remote Director of Development to join their team. SiE is based out of the Silicon Valley area and is open to candidates working 100% remotely. This position will be responsible for development strategy and for executing all development and donor relations efforts. The ideal candidate is passionate about making hands-on science accessible to as many children as possible, and creative in fundraising and donor engagement strategies. SiE provides unlimited PTO and opportunities to be a strategic thought partner with CEO, taking their organization to the next level. If you want to be part of a growing team who values collaboration and innovative solutions, this may be the job for you.
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Description: What you’ll be doing:
Another Source’s client, Science is Elementary (SiE), is recruiting a Remote Director of Development join their team. SiE is based out of the Silicon Valley area and are open to candidates working 100% remote, with preference for a candidate who lives on the West Coast.
Science is Awesome, Science is for Everyone, Science is Everywhere
Founded in 2008, Science is Elementary (SiE) is a non-profit whose mission is to provide inspiring, innovative, high-quality science experiences to the preschool and elementary school children who need them most. We envision a world where everyone is empowered to better the world through science and scientific thinking.
Our multifaceted program serves over 15,000 underrepresented students annually, along with their teachers, families, and surrounding communities, from Oakland to Gilroy. We live our values: Science is Awesome, Science is for Everyone, Science is Everywhere. We engage students in fun hands-on experiments and science conversations, and teachers in meaningful professional learning that inspires them to teach more science in their classrooms.
Learn more about SiE:
Meet the team:
Science is Elementary offers unlimited paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance, 401K, paid professional development opportunities and more!
Salary: Up to $100,000 annually, depending on experience
Remote work details:
There are quarterly, in-person, leadership meetings at the Science is Elementary office in Mountain View, CA and the candidate should plan on spending 3-5 days in the area each quarter. Science is Elementary will pay for reasonable travel expenses.
Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging:
Since inception, Science is Elementary (SiE) has focused our work on historically marginalized low-income communities of color, valuing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We believe that Science is for Everyone and as such, it is one of our three pillars.
Internally and externally, we are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of the SiE community, and to continue to make diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging part of everything we do.
The Development Director is a key part of the Science is Elementary team. SiE is on a growth trajectory and this role will be crucial in accomplishing this growth.
The ideal candidate is creative in fundraising and donor engagement strategies. They have a track record of growing revenues to meet budgetary needs for a growing organization. The Director will be a people-person who enjoys building and sustaining relationships with diverse stakeholders. They should be passionate about making hands-on science as accessible as possible to as many children as possible and ensuring equity in science education.
The Director of Development and Donor Relations will be responsible for development strategy, and for executing all development and donor relations efforts. This position reports directly to the CEO.
Donor Relations and Stewardship
Fundraising strategy and administration
The Director of Development and Donor Relations should be a self-starter, collaborative, and detail-oriented. They should be committed to the mission of SiE.
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