Position: Development Associate
Status: 20-25 hours/week, temporary, six-month term (late-March - late September)
Reports to: Executive Director
Spark Northwest is seeking a dynamic Development Associate to join our small staff of local clean energy innovators for a six-month period. The Development Associate will help advance the Spark Northwest fundraising and communications plan while the Development and Communications Director is on Family Medical Leave.
Founded in 2001, Spark Northwest accelerates the shift to clean energy one community at a time. We work with community-based groups, local government, and utilities to design and implement clean energy projects that shift power and wealth to marginalized communities in Oregon and Washington. Please visit sparknorthwest.org to learn more.
Manage Annual Fundraising Campaign
Coordinate Spark Northwest External Communications
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES
Our ideal candidate will have a passion for creating solutions for our most pressing energy, environmental, and social justice challenges. They will be a team player and a motivated self-starter, and will thrive in a fast-paced and lively organization.
We are seeking candidates who:
We value but don’t require:
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION
This temporary, part-time position will earn $25 per hour and is eligible for paid sick leave, paid holidays, and public transit subsidy (as needed during COVID-19 pandemic).
We have an office in downtown Seattle. During the COVID-19 pandemic our work is almost entirely remote. When social distancing is no longer necessary, we expect a mix of remote and in-person office collaboration and some travel for in-person meetings with donors and for in-person events. For remote work, employees need access to internet, phone, and personal computer. If this is a barrier, we can make accommodations.
Position will remain open until filled, but applications received by March 5th will receive priority consideration. Expected start date: late March.
Please submit the following to email@example.com with the subject line: “Your Full Name, Development Associate”:
No phone inquiries please.
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