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INDIVIDUAL GIVING ASSOCIATE


World Monuments Fund's mission is to preserve the world’s architectural heritage of significant monuments, buildings, and sites. In partnership with local communities, funders, and governments, WMF seeks to inspire an enduring commitment to stewardship for future generations. To achieve these goals, WMF’s Individual Giving Associate will manage annual giving and events for the Leadership Giving Society, specifically for donors at the $5,000 level and Moai Circle, to increase membership and overall support and coordinate the travel program.

Major areas of responsibilities include:

  • Manage donor engagement, annual giving, renewal, and cultivation of Leadership Society and Moai Circle in collaboration with VP for Development;
  • Liaise with International Council co-chairs;
  • Work with the volunteer steering committee to manage the Moai Circle young members group;
  • Liaise with Moai Circle steering committee throughout the year; lead steering committee meetings 5 times a year;
  • Manage all aspects of the annual After Party, the main fundraising event for the Moai Circle;
  • Plan creative events for Leadership and Moai Circle donor groups from concept to post-event follow-up;
  • Administrative support and coordination with Butterfield& Robinson, WMF’s travel partner;
  • Plan and execute trip announcements, assist with the development of trip itineraries, and execute post-trip follow-up tasks;
  • Cultivate relationships with prospective and new donors while maintaining excellent relationships with existing donors;
  • Collaborate with WMF staff on projects and events such as lectures and symposia;
  • Use database to track solicitations, reports, and deadlines;
  • Communicate updates to senior staff on a regular basis.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in art or architectural history, English, or related field. Interest in or experience in historic preservation organizations a plus;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Fundraising experience with increasing responsibility and achievement;
  • Successful track record of donor retention, increasing annual giving, and planning events;
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in CRM and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Highly organized; detail and results oriented;
  • Creative, aspiring, congenial.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience. WMF maintains an employee handbook that describes all benefits and eligibility requirements.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The Individual Giving Associate position is full-time onsite at WMF's headquarters in New York City. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, given the international nature of WMF's work, it is frequently necessary to respond to emails off hours and on weekends. The position reports to WMF's Vice President for Development. The position will work with all development staff. This position does not have any staff that report directly to him or her.

HOW TO APPLY

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

World Monuments Fund is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than 1000 words to devjobs@wmf.org.

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR


World Monuments Fund's mission is to preserve the world’s architectural heritage of significant monuments, buildings, and sites. In partnership with local communities, funders, and governments, WMF seeks to inspire an enduring commitment to stewardship for future generations. To achieve these goals, WMF's Communications Director will assist the organization in reaching and engaging audiences including those with a general interest in the fields of art, architecture, cultural heritage, and conservation. WMF's communications devices must also be appealing to donors, issue and policy leaders and other decision makers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance to improve the effectiveness of WMF’s communication, advocacy, thought leadership and network-building activities
  • Lead staff efforts to refine the organization's communications strategy
  • Refresh, as necessary, the overall organizational narrative and prepare talking points, FAQs and other materials based on that narrative
  • Develop strategies for issue-focused campaigns and audience engagement
  • Guide the development of media packages, toolkits, visual and written content and other materials for special events
  • Participate in meetings to develop communications priorities and created related content
  • Provide support for social media strategies
  • Write and distribute approximately 15-20 press releases per year
  • Manage relationships with journalists
  • Manage a press database and file clips
  • Developing the monthly e-newsletter
  • Oversee the development of, and take responsibility for copyediting and review of printed and electronic materials
  • Organize press events, primarily for the World Monument Watch
  • Manage departmental budget

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, history, English, art history, or related field. Interest in or experience with historic preservation organizations a plus.
  • Ten years of experience working in public relations
  • Excellent organizational skills and experience managing projects
  • A solid grasp of English grammar, familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style, and excellent editing skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Constant Contact, Google Analytics, and other media related software
  • Familiarity with a foreign language a plus

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Compensation is commensurate with experience. WMF maintains an employee handbook that describes all benefits and eligibility requirements.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The Communications Director position is full-time onsite at WMF's headquarters in New York City. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. However, given the international nature of WMF's work, it is frequently necessary to respond to emails off hours and on weekends. The position reports to WMF's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The position will work broadly with all senior staff, program staff, and other communications positions such as the Art Director, Archivist and Information Manager, and Digital Communications Director. The Communications Director will work collaboratively with the Development Department on public outreach and audience development activities. The Communications Director does not have any staff that report directly to him or her.

HOW TO APPLY


Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

World Monuments Fund is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than 1000 words to careers@wmf.org.