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WMF Team at San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas Church
WMF Team at San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas Church

DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT


World Monuments Fund (WMF) is seeking a qualified professional for the role of Director of Institutional Development.

This individual will be responsible for building the organization’s foundation, corporate and government portfolios including researching, writing, and submitting proposals, acknowledgements, and reports to both existing and new donors. In this newly created position the individual will be expected to hit the ground running and be accountable for achieving an institutional giving goal of $5 million+. As a representative of WMF, this individual will have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Major areas of responsibility and related tasks include:

  • Develop and implement a plan to increase giving from corporations, foundations, and government organizations
  • Proactively research and prepare thoughtful reports on prospective donors and prioritize WMF’S efforts with new foundations and corporations
  • Work collaboratively with WMF staff to gather materials such as images and program plans in support of proposals, corporate presentations, and donor updates
  • Write compelling grant proposals and prepare corporate presentations that match prospective donor interests with the mission and strategic vision of WMF
  • Continually build and secure relationships with prospective and new donors while maintaining excellent relationships with existing donors
  • Collaborate with WMF staff on projects and events in support of corporate requests
  • Use Raiser’s Edge to track report deadlines
  • Communicate updates to senior staff on a regular basis
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

REPORTS TO

  • VP of Development and works closely with the VP of Strategic and International Affairs

DIRECT REPORTS

  • None

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (prefer major in English, Art History, or Architecture)
  • 5+ years of institutional development experience with a record of closing $100K+ gifts

SKILLS

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (including the ability to work well with staff at all organizational levels)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in researching and preparing successful proposals for corporations and foundations
  • Poised and confident
  • Results oriented
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office Suite

SALARY

  • Commensurate with experience

ORGANIZATION

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.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs2014@wmf.org
  • Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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.

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT


World Monuments Fund (WMF) is seeking an energetic candidate for the role of Development Assistant.

This individual will provide administrative support to the growing and highly visible Development Team. S/he will coordinate the efforts of the Development Team and ensure timely and flawless execution of tasks related to individual and institutional donors.

This is an administrative support role suited for a smart and motivated individual.

Responsibilities and related tasks include:

  • Provide administrative support for donor initiatives
  • Prepare materials and reports including donor acknowledgement letters, with great attention to customizing each letter as needed to ensure appropriateness
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date donor list for the annual report
  • Coordinate the departmental calendar
  • Draft responses to donor e-mail and phone inquiries
  • Plan and coordinate special administrative projects and events including managing and tracking guest lists and assembling donor and media kits.
  • Support the VP of Development and VP of Strategic and International Affairs on administrative tasks including maintaining files, scheduling appointments, arranging meetings, processing expense reports, and tracking the budget
  • Serve as a resource to ensure efficiency of the Development Team
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

REPORTS TO

  • VP of Development and VP of Strategic and International Affairs

DIRECT REPORTS

  • None

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record or internship
  • Event planning experience a plus
  • Budget management experience a plus
  • Background in art history, preservation or development is desired but not required

SKILLS

  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail and commitment to quality work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a deadline driven environment
  • A collegial and positive approach to her or his work, sense of humor, appreciation for discretion and confidentiality
  • A command of spreadsheet preparation and analysis or willingness to learn
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge or similar donor management software a plus

SALARY

  • Commensurate with experience

ORGANIZATION

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.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs2014@wmf.org.
  • Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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.