Manager of Institutional Giving
World Monuments Fund seeks a qualified professional for the role of Manager of Institutional Giving to contribute to our global, creative, and inclusive organization and office environment. 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 funders. The Manager of Institutional Giving reports to the Vice President for External Affairs and works closely with the EVP/Chief Operating Officer on government grants and reporting.
Major areas of responsibility and related tasks include:
- Develop and implement a plan to increase giving from foundations, corporate, and government agencies
- Proactively research and build pipelines of new prospective funders to support WMF’s highest priorities
- Develop and steward relationships with foundation and corporate program officers
- Build relationships with prospective funders and maintain excellent relationships with existing donors
- Write compelling letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and prepare materials that match prospective funder interests with the mission and strategic vision of WMF
- Collaborate with WMF staff to gather materials such as images and program updates for proposals and reports
- Manage institutional giving calendar, oversee grant reporting schedule and ensure timely submission of all institutional reports
- Maintain centralized and current file of key organizational data
- Use NGOC database to track report deadlines, and monitor stewardship activities
- Communicate updates to senior staff on a regular basis
- Other responsibilities as assigned
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree; Major in English, Art History, or Architecture preferred
- 3+ years of experience in fundraising, grant writing, and prospect research
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with staff at all organizational levels
- Experience in researching and preparing successful proposals for foundations and government funders
- Highly organized with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
- Ability to compile, report, and analyze information succinctly
- Results oriented
- Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
- General database knowledge required, familiarity with NGOC a plus
- Commensurate with experience
TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than 1,000 words to email@example.com. 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. WMF is an at-will employer.
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.