International Rivers is thrilled to be expanding our team and accepting applications for our Director of Philanthropy opening. The Director of Philanthropy is key to marshalling the resources needed to power our mission of protecting rivers across the world and defending the rights of the communities that depend on them. As the Director of Philanthropy, you will be a part of our leadership team, and coordinate closely with key staff and board members as well as your team to lead our development program.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL RIVERS
International Rivers (IR) works at the intersection of the environment, human rights, and social justice. Working primarily in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, we work with an international network of dam-affected people, grassroots organizations, environmentalists, human rights advocates and others who are committed to stopping destructive river projects and promoting better options. International Rivers brings expertise in big dams, energy and water policy, climate change, and international financial institutions. We support partner organizations and dam-affected people by providing advice, training and technical assistance, and advocating on their behalf with governments, banks, companies and international agencies.
As our Director of Philanthropy, you will lead the design and implementation of the organization’s fundraising strategy, with priority on building our major gifts program. You will also provide critical direct support to managing our grants program, expanding and stewarding support among institutional funders, and building our membership base. You will work closely with the Board, Executive Director, and Management Team—all of whom are committed to playing a role in building the organization—to develop and execute our ambitious plans. As the Director of Philanthropy, you will guide and ensure the steady growth of the organization’s annual income and a significant increase in the organization’s support from individual donors
As the Director of Philanthropy, you will provide leadership around the strategy, management, direct fundraising, and growth of our development program. Specifically you will :
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR IN YOU:
Location: Preference for candidates based in the Bay Area, though candidates in the U.S. but outside of the Bay Area are encouraged to apply. We will consider candidates based in close proximity to major U.S. airports. During the pandemic, all staff are working from home.
Our team: We are a global organization with headquarters in Oakland, CA, and regional offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Our staff come from a variety of regions around the globe and backgrounds, including civil society organizations, environmental and public health organizations, start-ups and more. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming place for women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, various religious and ethic backgrounds, and parents, and we actively strive to be better.
International Rivers is thrilled to be expanding our team and accepting applications for our Director of Philanthropy opening. The Director of Philanthropy is key to marshalling the resources needed to power our mission of protecting…
Compensation and other details: This is a full-time position. The starting salary range is $110- $130K, depending on experience and location. The benefits package includes health care, generous paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and a health care reimbursement account. You will report to our Executive Director. The travel expectation for this position is about 20% time and will primarily involve travel around the U.S. At this point, our staff are not travelling during the pandemic.
Compensation and other details: This is a full-time position. The starting salary range is $110- $130K, depending on experience and location. The benefits package includes health…
To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, including your interest in our mission, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Director of Philanthropy” in the subject line and let us know where you heard about the position. Applications will be reviewed upon your submission, and interviews will be held on a rolling basis until the position is filled. International Rivers is working with Sarah Bennett Consulting to coordinate this search. Please feel free to reach out to Sarah and her team at the email address above with any questions.
Please visit https://www.internationalrivers.org/about/jobs/ for more information.
International Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, class, disability status, ethnicity, gender, race and sexual orientation.
To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, including your interest in our mission, to email@example.com. Please include “Director of Philanthropy” in the…