The Development Director, in partnership with and reporting to the Executive Director, will spearhead new fundraising strategies and build upon existing efforts to cultivate, acquire, and steward individual, corporate, institutional, and small business donors. S/he will develop programs, events, and communications to engage these groups. S/he will collaborate with the Executive Director and Grants Specialist, a seasoned fundraiser with two years of experience with Water Trust development activities, to redevelop our comprehensive fundraising program for the organization, helping to integrate all development strategies throughout the organization from the staff to the Board of Directors to our loyal supporters and volunteers. The ideal candidate will share our passion for Western water and healthy rivers and be particularly good at inspiring others to get involved with and support the Water Trust. We also seek someone who is comfortable with the Water Trust’s highly collaborative approach to flow restoration; in our world, everyone is welcome. While knowledge of Western water issues would be helpful, it is not required for this position.