- Senior Manager of Institutional Giving
World Monuments Fund (WMF) is seeking a qualified professional for the role of Senior Manager of Institutional Giving to contribute to our global, creative, and inclusive organization and office environment.
This individual will be responsible for building and stewarding the organization’s foundation, corporate, and government portfolios. Responsibilities include prospect research, writing and submitting proposals, grant reporting, and timely gift acknowledgements and other correspondence for both new and existing funders. The Senior Manager of Institutional Giving reports to the Vice President for External Affairs and works closely with the President and EVP/Chief Operating Officer on government grants and reporting.
Major areas of responsibility and related tasks include:
- In partnership with the VP for External Affairs, develop and implement a fundraising strategy to increase giving from foundations, corporate, and government agencies
- Proactively research, build, and cultivate pipelines of prospective funders, matching their interests with the mission and strategic vision of WMF to support our highest priorities
- Steward existing institutional funders and create meaningful ways to engage with the work of WMF
- Act as the point person/relationship owner for foundation and corporate program officers
- Write and oversee the submission of compelling letters of inquiry, grant proposals, funder presentations, and other fundraising materials, including budgeting and financial reporting
- Work collaboratively with WMF staff to gather information and materials for proposals, funder updates, and grant reporting
- Prepare research and other materials for senior leadership in preparation for donor/prospect meetings
- Manage institutional giving calendar, including oversight of reporting schedule, grant compliance, and deliverables
- 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
- 7+ years of experience in fundraising, grant writing, and prospect research
- Ecellent 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 and detail oriented, with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects and meet deadlines
- Ability to compile, report, and analyze information succinctly
- Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. General database knowledge required, familiarity with NGOC a plus
- Commensurate with experience
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.
- Jewish Heritage Program Fellow
With World Monuments Fund’s Jewish Heritage Program now in its 30th year, we are recruiting
a Fellow to assist with research and strategic development for the next phase of the program.
This is a temporary, full‐time and time‐limited Fellowship from April 2019 to December 31,
WMF is increasingly focusing its activities on the World Monuments Watch—our biennial
program that lifts grassroots conservation initiatives to a global stage—as an engine for social
change through heritage conservation. The JHP Fellow will play a crucial role in network
development to cultivate strong nominations for the Watch program, by developing
collaborative partnerships with other Jewish heritage organizations and sites that have the
potential for meaningful program development. WMF has a strong track record of working at
Jewish sites in post‐Soviet, Eastern Europe countries, and we aim to further broaden our
network to celebrate the plurality of the Jewish experience worldwide.
By the end of the fellowship, the JHP Fellow will have conducted research and interviews to
develop a position paper for the Jewish Heritage Program. This will assess WMF’s historical
work through the program, what we are currently doing well, and ways we can expand our
work and deepen our impact moving forward. The paper will also report on trends in the Jewish
heritage field, including places where our support through the Watch program would be most
Major areas of responsibility and related tasks include:
- Research and solicit information on sites that may qualify for the World Monuments
- Watch program;
- Build relationships with other Jewish Heritage organizations and initiatives to identify opportunities for collaboration that address current issues in the field;
- Update existing contacts database for JHP donors and project partners;
- Edit resources and materials on the Jewish Heritage Program, and assist in the creation of an online feature highlighting the program and past projects; and
- Update website project descriptions and images, and reorganize server files.
Skills and other qualifications:
- Exceptional research and writing skills;
- Demonstrated interest in Jewish Heritage and cultural heritage conservation;
- Currently enrolled in or recently completed a graduate degree program related to Jewish Studies or historic preservation;
- Attention to detail, with exceptional organization and project management skills;
- Ability to carry out tasks as assigned and communicate effectively with colleagues; and
- Knowledge of foreign languages preferred.
- This is a temporary, full‐time and time‐limited Fellowship from April 2019 to December 31, 2019. Fellows must commit to the entire period.
- The Fellowship pays $24 an hour and includes benefits
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.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. WMF is an
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