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Institutional Giving Officer

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Job Title: Institutional Giving Officer


Waterkeeper Alliance, an international environmental organization, seeks a dynamic, goal-oriented professional to help strengthen and amplify the voice of Waterkeeper Alliance and the Waterkeeper movement through outreach to and solicitation of corporate and professional foundation donors and prospects.


Location: New York, NY, with some travel required.


Position Type: Hybrid (currently 2 days in the office, up to 3 days working from home)


Organizational Overview: Waterkeeper Alliance is a global environmental movement uniting more than 300 Waterkeeper groups around the world and focusing citizen action on the issues that affect our waterways, from pollution to the climate emergency. Waterkeeper groups patrol over 2.75 million square miles of rivers, streams, and coastlines in the Americas, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. For more information, please visit our website at waterkeeper.org.

 

Position Summary: The Institutional Giving Officer is lead on all fundraising activities related to foundation, corporate foundation and government grants. This self-motivated, confident, and experienced fundraiser with demonstrated success and a proven track record of donor retention, identifies, cultivates, solicits, and closes gifts from corporations and professional foundations. The successful candidate possesses a thorough knowledge of grant writing and reporting, as well as a keen interest in building relationships with institutional funders and prospects through personal outreach and partnership with organizational and volunteer leadership. This position is a great fit for a strong communicator and excellent writer who is independent, analytical, and organized, as well as passionate about amplifying a grassroots movement dedicated to keeping waterways healthy, thriving, and free of plastics, poisons, and other pollutants in order to protect people and ecosystems around the world. The Institutional Giving Officer reports directly to the Development Director.



Primary Responsibilities:


Manage and grow the Waterkeeper Alliance institutional giving program, setting ambitious goals, then creating and executing strategy to attain them. Work with the Development team to develop, track, and report on fundraising plans and metrics, manage budgets, and proactively forecast shifts in revenue expectations.



Create a robust portfolio of foundation and corporate donors and prospects. Develop a working knowledge of the current donor base and assist in creating strategies to support and cultivate relationships with past, current and future supporters. Research current donors and promising leads. When possible, meet, qualify, and solicit current and potential institutional donors and prospects. 


Generate bold and compelling funding proposals, concept papers, reports, and other fundraising collateral that demonstrate the impact of our work and emphasize donors as true partners. Build strong, collaborative relationships across internal teams to discuss and develop potential funding opportunities while personally cultivating and conveying a deep level understanding of Waterkeeper Alliance to donors. 


Partner with the Communications and Marketing team to formalize and manage our corporate sponsorship program, including vetting guidelines, program alignment analysis, and a menu of opportunities and offerings for engagement. 


Work with volunteer leadership to identify, cultivate, and solicit leads within their network. Create opportunities for volunteer leaders to assist in donor cultivation and stewardship activities. Draft correspondence, board reports, and committee meeting minutes, as needed.



Enter and maintain up-to-date donor records including coding, strategy, and interactions/moves in Salesforce. Integrate deadlines into project management software, Monday.com. Assist staff leadership with data entry, as needed. Maintain writing calendar as well as institutional giving hard copy and electronic files in accordance with organization’s record retention policy.



Support and staff Waterkeeper Alliance events, as needed.


Engage in other tasks assigned by the Development Director.



Minimum Qualifications

At least 7 years full-time experience in fundraising, sales, communications and marketing, or a related field;

A bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience;

Excellent research, writing, and organizational skills;

Strong follow through; high-level analytical, problem-solving, and presentation skills;

An entrepreneurial spirit with a self-motivated “roll up your sleeves” mentality;

Highly collaborative, communicative, and transparent, with the ability to build strong and effective internal and external relationships

Sincere commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) within an organization, across initiatives, and through navigating complex interpersonal and donor relationships;

Ability to manage multiple projects as priorities change, with an exceptional eye for detail and accuracy;

Demonstrated success in meeting all deadlines and performance goals;

Experience with Salesforce or similar fundraising databases;

Passion for Waterkeeper Alliance’s mission; and

A positive attitude and sense of humor.



Job type: Full Time


Salary range: $80,000 - $90,000


Culture & Benefits: Our staff and Waterkeepers are the heart of our mission, and we are committed to pursuing the principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) as we move forward to a more equal and just future as an organization. We aim to create and sustain a workforce that reflects the hundreds of global communities we strive to protect in our fight for clean water, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to join our team!


We offer a competitive industry salary, excellent benefits including 15 vacation days, sick time, paid parental leave (after required period of employment), work from home opportunities, and a healthy work-life balance to all members of our team.



Start Date: ASAP. This position will remain open until filled.


Applications: Send resume, and cover letter to careers@waterkeeper.org with subject line “Institutional Giving Officer ” No phone calls, please.


Waterkeeper Alliance is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


Waterkeeper is a registered trademark of Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc. 


Job Title: Institutional Giving Officer


Waterkeeper Alliance, an international environmental organization, seeks a dynamic, goal-oriented professional to help strengthen and amplify the voice of Waterkeeper Alliance and the…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    30 de maio de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    16 de maio de 2022
Salário
USD $80.000 - USD $90.000
/ ano

Benefícios

We offer a competitive industry salary, excellent benefits including 15 vacation days, sick time, paid parental leave (after required period of employment), work from home opportunities, and a healthy work-life balance to all members of our team.

We offer a competitive industry salary, excellent benefits including 15 vacation days, sick time, paid parental leave (after required period of employment), work from home…

Localização

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de New York, NY
Local Associado
180 Maiden Ln, New York, NY 10038, USA

Como se inscrever

Send resume, and cover letter to careers@waterkeeper.org with subject line “Institutional Giving Officer ”  No phone calls, please.

Send resume, and cover letter to careers@waterkeeper.org with subject line “Institutional Giving Officer ”  No phone calls, please.

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