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


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


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


  • None


  • 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


  • 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


  • Commensurate with experience


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.


  • Please submit a cover letter and resume to
  • 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.