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Volunteer Development Associate Director: Special Projects Technology (Remote)

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Save the Water, Inc.


About Us:

Are you interested in learning the ins and outs of nonprofit development in a challenging and rewarding environment? Are you excited about the opportunity to work with smart and talented individuals across the world? Does working remotely on your own schedule excite you? Check out www.savethewater.org! At Save the Water(tm), our mission is to conduct scientific water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water and to raise public awareness.

If you are able to volunteer 10 hours per month, we would like to talk to you! Please reach out to us at newvolunteers@savethewater.org

The Role

Save the Water(tm) is seeking a Development Associate Director: Special Projects (Technology)to build and grow the organization’s presence through fundraising and engagement efforts from corporations. This highly visible role will require a proactive leader who brings a deep understanding of the technologies used in Save The Water(tm) to identify water contaminants and present them to corporate foundations. They will create a corporate philanthropic giving landscape through the Technology initiatives in order to take a lead role in the building a pipeline of successful fundraising programs.

What you will be responsible for...

  • Active participation in the Product Life Cycle management for assigned Technology.
  • Research, identify, and solicit partnerships with new external organizations and corporations
  • Develop and maintain the required materials/tools to enable Technology sales.
  • Pipeline development.
  • Manage and grow relationships with an existing portfolio of strategic partners using a proactive and service-oriented approach.
  • Develop a precise understanding of the assigned technologies developed at STW(tm).
  • Research and prepare presentations to attract corporations and get them interested in our technology.
  • Build and manage a portfolio of donors and prospects and close large financial gifts from foundations & corporate donors and manage donor database
  • Work with the Development Director to identify and pursue major donors and prospects, and engage them as appropriate in the donor cultivation and solicitation processes.
  • Collaborate and partner with internal stakeholders to overlay fundraising strategies over existing digital outreach in a way that increases overall engagement, increases donor conversion rates, and supports long-term strategic network objectives.
  • Ensure completion of administrative aspects of fundraising, project management, grants proposal and execution
  • Manage a team of 5-10 volunteers, holding them accountable for their work
  • Organise and attend virtual meetings as required in the EST timezone.

Apply Now if you have...

  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least 4 years of progressive successful management experience in fundraising, donor cultivation, sales, marketing or business development
  • Candidates with a background of environmental science or engineering preferred.
  • Understand key business drivers, market intelligence, insights and industry trends in donor philanthropy.
  • Deft computer skills demonstrating comfort with standard office software packages (G-Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), as well as proposal and stewardship administration in systems created for fundraising/relationship management (e.g. SalesForce, Blackbaud, etc.) is preferable
  • Strong knowledge of fundraising databases, gift processing, gift acknowledgment, and gift reporting best practices.
  • Knowledge of CSR concepts, practices, strategies and tactics based on the understanding of key audiences and corporate objectives
  • Effective oral & written communication skills and a clear, courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to work and with corporates, foundations, NGOs and governmental organizations

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About Save the Water, Inc.


"All Positions are Virtual", Plantation, FL 33322, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Save The Waterâ„¢ is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impact.


About Us

Save the Water(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW(tm) because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long-term solutions to the water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"

To learn more about Save the Water(tm) , please visit www.savethewater.org



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Sales Marketing
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Project Management




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • If you are able to volunteer 10 hours per month, we would like to talk to you! Please reach out to us at newvolunteers@savethewater.org

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