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Environmental Defense Fund (Global Campaign Director (search closed))

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The ideal candidate will possess outstanding strategic thinking and communication skills as well as the ability to be creative and flexible. This individual will have campaign experience in a collaborative work environment, and must be comfortable in working across a large, complex organization. The candidate must be results-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced, competitive environment. The ideal candidate should have experience working for a national/international organization with a central headquarters and regional offices. Experience with an environmental or conservation institution is preferred, but not required.

• Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred.
• Passion for the mission of the Environmental Defense Fund.
• Minimum of ten (10) years of nonprofit fundraising experience.
• Proven success in creating a campaign strategy and timeline and then executing the plan to completion.
• Major gift fundraising background with campaign experience preferred.
• Must have proven leadership and a track record of success in building a pipeline of donors.
• Must be creative with high energy and a flexible personality to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment.
• Proven track record of successful fundraising in a metrics-based development operation.
• Demonstrated success in personally cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts and the ability to understand how donors think about giving.
• Experience identifying, developing and managing volunteers.
• Ability to think creatively with a persuasive and diplomatic style.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.