Corporate Relations/Development Officer - 18061

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline:



District of Columbia
United States


World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Corporate Relations/Development Officer at our Washington, DC office (must be willing to work in our DC office, other locations will not be considered). Under the supervision of the Director, the incumbent plans, manages, communicates, and implements program priorities and activities in areas of fundraising from companies and corporate foundations.

  • Develops, plans and implements oversight of new and ongoing projects and grants. Works with project personnel, grantees, consultants, and others to facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting. Develops and analyzes project operating plans and grant budgets.
  • Researches and develops fundraising proposals and plans for funding from private foundations and/or government aid agencies. Prepares and finalizes scopes of work, budgets, and administrative information for contracts and to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
  • Manages administrative functions to support project management by responding to requests for oral and written information. Works directly with project personnel, grantees, donors, consultants, and others to facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting.
  • Reviews the performance outcomes and status of all activities and evaluates and reports these results, as well as recommendations for corrective action. May travel to project sites to monitor and evaluate project progress and reports back, verbally and in writing.
  • Participates in stakeholder and partner group meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience including corporate fundraising required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising, budgeting, and monitoring donor compliance needed
  • Excellent organizational skills, research and writing skills required
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to operate with independence, under pressure, to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Ability to work on initiatives with multiple and competing priorities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with a wide range of individuals, possibly across cultures and time zones

To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #18061
  • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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