Director of Individual Giving

Posted Nov 10, 2022

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Expires Dec 09, 2022


About Vote Solar

Vote Solar’s mission is to realize a 100% clean energy future through a solutions-driven, people first approach. Founded in 2002, Vote Solar advances just and equitable clean energy policy in state legislatures and public commissions across the United States. Their expertise comes from a deep understanding of the legislative process, regulatory interventions, and the ability to identify and accelerate solar solutions. Vote Solar is adept at bridging communities and bringing diverse stakeholders together to forge inclusive coalitions and winning campaigns.

Vote Solar’s goal is to effect real, tangible change. Twenty years in, their work has made it so that one in three people live in a state with a 100% clean energy commitment. They strive not only to expand that number but also to ensure that more people can participate in holding utilities and decision-makers accountable for greater equity and justice in our energy system.

The fact that solar energy is plentiful, popular, and has a unique ability to shift power to the people is the key to Vote Solar’s winning combination of deep policy expertise, regulatory knowledge, coalition building, and public engagement to help build a strong, just, and inclusive 100% powered future.

The Director of Individual Giving will join a dynamic and passionate organization in the thick of efforts to repower communities with sunshine and to build a thriving clean economy with affordable solar energy for all!

Learn more about Vote Solar here.

The Opportunity

The Director of Individual Giving will be a senior member of Vote Solar’s philanthropy team. They will play a vital role in the organization’s fundraising activities (raising approximately $1M of our $10.5M budget). The Director will oversee fundraising efforts from corporate and individual donors at the grassroots, middle, and major gift levels.

Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, they will help lead a growing team to build a strong base of support from individuals and corporate donors and will personally manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects. The Director will take an active role in coaching Vote Solar staff to successfully engage with and support fundraising efforts. They will manage, develop, and mentor a small individual giving team including the direct management of an Individual Giving Manager.

In addition, The Director will guide Vote Solar’s growing individual philanthropy program, creating exciting, engaging, and thoughtful opportunities and events for donor engagement. This role is critical to solidifying and growing a reliable pipeline of new sources of revenue to sustain and expand Vote Solar’s impact.

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Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $120,000 – $150,000. Vote Solar provides full-time staff with a competitive benefits package, including 100% employer-provided health, dental, and vision care for both the employee and dependents; a retirement savings plan and an employer match of up to 3.5%; paid parental and medical leave policies for full-time staff; generous vacation and personal leave.


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