Fund Development Coordinator

Community Water Center

About the organization

Community Water Center (CWC) acts as a catalyst for community-driven water solutions through organizing, education, and advocacy. We seek to build and enhance leadership capacity and local community power around water issues, create regional movements for water justice in California, and enable every community to have access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water.

At CWC, we believe that safe, clean, and affordable water is a human right, not a privilege. Our organizing and advocacy work, community collaborations, and organizational culture all reflect a concern for equity, mutual respect, appreciation for diversity, and environmental and social justice. We are looking for candidates who share our values, who bring a willingness to
contribute to our mission and to the growth of a new organization, and who are open to
developing their skills. CWC currently has offices in Visalia, Sacramento and Watsonville.


Position Description
The Fund Development Associate is primarily responsible for the implementation of
organizational and fund development activities from the Watsonville office. This position will require occasional travel and ability to work evenings and weekends to accommodate
fundraising activities, such as events, funder tours and funder deadlines. This position reports to the Director of Strategic Partnerships and other CWC personnel, independent contractors, allies and vendors. This is a regular, exempt, full-time, salary position.


Required Qualifications
● Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, sales or a related
● Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
● Detail-oriented and ability to manage multiple deadlines at a time
● Proficient in Microsoft and Google Office Suites
● Proven ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced office environment and meet
● Ability to accept praise and critical feedback – the ideal candidate would value self-improvement and seek evaluation

Preferred Qualifications
● 2+ years experience in fundraising
● Fluent in Spanish (written and oral)
● Strong passion for and commitment to social and environmental justice
● Experience working with low-income communities and/or communities of color
● Experience working in the Central Valley and/or Salinas Valley
● Familiarity with key environmental justice issues in California
● Graphic design skills
● Web design skills
● Video editing skills
● Photo editing skills


Starting at $50,000; based on experience and qualifications

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply:
Email your resume and cover letter to Christina Marquez, Administrative Assistant at [email protected] and note Fund Development Coordinator
position - [your name] in the subject line.

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