Job

Development and Communications Officer

Posted by
Environmental Traveling Companions | San Francisco, CA
Apply

Environmental Traveling Companions


New
|
Published 14 days ago

Start Date

June 30, 2019

Application Deadline

June 15, 2019

Salary

DOE DOE Full-time with robust benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plan; and climbing gym pass


Organization:     

Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) is a 47-year old nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that provides accessible outdoor adventures and environmental education programs for people with disabilities and under-resourced youth. ETC's sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, cross-country skiing, and youth leadership programs annually enable over 3,500 participants to enjoy the beauty, challenge, and inspiration of outdoor adventures.


Position Summary:

The Development and Communications Officer will secure foundation and corporate support to fuel ETC’s mission and grow our program impact. They will have 2-5 years of successful nonprofit experience including: grant research, proposal writing, and the stewardship of donor and volunteer communities through the development of website, e-newsletter, and social media content. The person in this position reports to the Executive Director and will have the following key competencies and mindsets:


Mindsets

  • You are inspired by ETC’s mission and community of participants, volunteers, and donors.
  • You are motivated to clearly articulate the impact of our programs to potential funders and view “the ask” as natural, exciting, and a key part of ETC’s success and sustainability.
  • You are a strategic thinker and keep the big picture in mind along with paying attention to details and deadlines.
  • You are a team player and your colleagues enjoy collaborating with you to grow ETC’s funding base and programs.
  • You believe in the power of outdoor adventures, inclusion, and environmental education programs to create personal transformation and to promote environmental stewardship.


Professional Responsibilities:    

  • Researching, writing, tracking foundation and government grant proposals and reports, and developing budgets.
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills related to all aspects of development.
  • Demonstrated ability to prospect, develop, and manage new donors and funding partners.
  • Expanding ETC’s corporate and business support by working with the Executive Director and Board committee to further develop ETC’s Corporate Companions Program.
  • Developing materials for philanthropic support and legacy giving.
  • Creating an Annual Development Plan and Budget with the Executive Director for review and input from the Fundraising Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Working with the Executive Director and graphic designer to create a new organizational brochure and other communications materials.
  • Helping maintain a new ETC website.
  • Working with the Executive Director to write and produce annual appeal.
  • Staffing Board Development Committee.
  • Contributing to major ETC fundraising initiatives - such as ETC's Annual Gala, through strategic communications.
  • Developing quarterly newsletter and expanding ETC’s social media presence.

Professional Qualifications:        

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills. 
  • Proven track record in grant writing and fund development (2-5 years experience).
  • Excellent writing skills for a variety of platforms: website, newsletter, and social media content development.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, Wordpress, and Sales Force.
  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated, flexible, and possess a high level of personal integrity. 
  • Enthusiasm for outdoor adventure and environmental education programming.
  • Knowledge of SF Bay Area philanthropic community.
  • Personal dedication to building an inclusive and equitable sense of community.
  • Knowledge of special populations, a plus.

Organization:     

Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) is a 47-year old nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that provides accessible outdoor adventures and environmental education programs for people with disabilities and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Full-time with robust benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plan.

Full-time with robust benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plan.

How To Apply

To Apply:                                

Send resume with cover letter detailing the following:

  • Fundraising, grant acquisition, and nonprofit writing experience.
  • Professional background and reference.
  • Salary requirements.
  • Two writing samples — grant proposal and solicitation letter preferred.                              

Email to: officemanager@etctrips.org

Subject: Development/Communications Search + your name

ETC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

To Apply:                                

Send resume with cover letter detailing the following:

  • Fundraising, grant acquisition, and nonprofit writing experience.
  • Professional background and reference.
  • Salary…

Location

2 Marina Boulevard, Fort Mason Center, Bldg C385, San Francisco, CA 94123
Apply