Background: Founded in 1998, Earth Economics applies new economic tools and principles to meet the challenges of the 21st century: achieving the need for just and equitable communities, healthy ecosystems, and sustainable economies. We are based in Tacoma, WA and have a current staff of 15 supported by a 25-person team of advisors and interns.
For more information about Earth Economics, please visit: www.eartheconomics.org.
Earth Economics is excited to be hiring our first Director of Development and Marketing to join our senior team. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Director of Development and Marketing will be a key leadership team member, actively participating in making strategic decisions for Earth Economics.
The Development and Marketing Director will be responsible for building effective and efficient fundraising processes, as well as for organizational branding and telling the story of the importance and impact of Earth Economics’ work. We recently adopted an ambitious Long Range Plan that will require strong growth in capacity in the years ahead. Our 2014 budget anticipates approximately $2 million in revenues, and the Development and Marketing Director will ensure this target is met, while positioning the organization to ramp up revenues in subsequent years. The two primary sources of Earth Economics revenue are and will be foundation grants and fee-for-service contracts, primarily with public agencies. In addition, we anticipate developing smaller but growing revenue centers in major gifts and fee-for-service contracts with private sector entities. Salary to be commensurate with skills, experience,and ability to be successful.