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  • Associate Director of Individual Giving
  • Database Administrator
  • Evaluation Fellow
  • Media Relations Officer
  • Archives Intern

POSITION SUMMARY

World Monuments Fund (WMF) seeks a qualified professional for the role of Associate Director of Individual Giving to join our global, creative, and inclusive team. The individual is a key member of the development team, responsible for raising more than $1.5 million annually in unrestricted and restricted funds from individuals, as well as $1 million for general operating support through a 2-year matching gift campaign around planned giving. The position is based at WMF headquarters in New York City.

The Associate Director of Individual Giving will oversee the planning and implementation of the individual giving program, which includes major gifts for project support ($10K-$250K+), the International Council ($5K-$50K), mid-level ($1K-$4,999), and planned gifts. The individual will also oversee a small but growing annual giving and lower-level membership program (under $1K), with the goal of improving donor acquisition and retention. The individual will develop compelling programming and unique events (virtual and in-person) for both the International Council and lower-level members and work closely with the Manager of Board Relations and International Network to create attractive travel opportunities to WMF sites worldwide.

The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial, energetic, goal-oriented development professional with demonstrated experience and a proven track record of managing both major gifts and lower level annual giving/membership programs, with experience in marketing planned giving programs. The individual will be an exceptional communicator in verbal, written, and presentation forms with excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with a 45-member global team. The individual will be highly organized and adept at prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously in a busy, fast-paced office. The individual is a team player who should be able to work independently and collaboratively to advise and set strategy for best practices in donor acquisition/retention, moves management, and prospect research.

REPORTS TO

Reporting to the Vice President of Development and Partnerships, the Associate Director of Individual Giving is part of a seven-person development team that raises over $12 million annually for general operating support and restricted funds for 47 preservation projects in 28 countries. The position will have half-time supervision of the Development Coordinator to assist with mailings, data management, and prospect research.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Associate Director of Individual Giving is responsible for raising more than $1.5 million annually in individual restricted and unrestricted gifts with a goal toward significantly growing the program in the next 1-3 years. Major responsibilities include:

  • Manage the stewardship, cultivation, and solicitation of the U.S.-based International Council members
  • Develop and execute compelling, unique virtual and in-person events for Council members and major gift prospects in New York and other key cities in the United States, as necessary
  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 75-100 donors and prospects, developing individualized strategies for cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation to match donors and prospects’ interests with organizational fundraising needs
  • Work closely with the Development Coordinator to coordinate prospect review meetings to identify, qualify, and prioritize prospects through research and screening
  • Create robust moves management strategy to cultivate and upgrade mid-level members to join International Council and/or make restricted gifts for projects and initiatives
  • Provide support to senior staff in preparation for solicitation or stewardship opportunities, including concise briefing materials in advance of meetings
  • Produce compelling, high-level, personalized project proposals, reports, correspondence, solicitations, email appeals, and other materials as needed
  • Develop and implement an integrated multi-channel annual schedule of appeals to current, recent, and lapsed lower-level supporters
  • Work closely with Communications team to develop an aggressive growth-oriented digital and print marketing campaign to acquire new donors
  • Develop and implement ambitious two-year planned giving campaign to capitalize on a matching gift for bequests
  • Ensure members and donors receive timely and accurate acknowledgements and reports
  • Oversee program budget ensuring revenue targets are reached and expenses managed with a focus on ROI
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor’s degree (Art History, Preservation, Architecture, or similar)
  • Between 5-7 years of experience in fundraising with a focus on membership and annual giving, major gifts, and prospect research; experience in planned giving preferred

SKILLS

  • Exceptional communication and solicitation skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a collaborative approach to work with staff at all organizational levels, as well as board members
  • Results-oriented with ability to analyze data and create high-level reports for staff and board
  • Ability to deliver exceptional customer service via all channels (phone, email, in-person, etc.)
  • Highly-skilled and trained in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; database experience required (Raiser’s Edge preferred)
  • Team player with a can-do attitude and willingness to help others
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings for events, when needed

SALARY

  • Commensurate with experience

ORGANIZATION

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@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.  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.

POSITION SUMMARY

World Monuments Fund (WMF) seeks a qualified professional for the role of Database Administrator to contribute to our global, creative, and inclusive team. The individual is a key member of the Development team, managing the organization’s development operations.

The Database Administrator will oversee the day-to-day development operations, including generating reports, creating and implementing sound policies and procedures for the organization, and training new and existing staff in the database. The individual will be highly meticulous and organized with an exceptional attention to detail. The Database Administrator is responsible for all gift entry, data imports, list segmentation and exports, constituent information updates, and overall data hygiene.

REPORTS TO

The Database Administrator reports to the Vice President of Development and Partnerships and works closely with the Chief Financial Administrative Officer and Director of IT.   

RESPONSIBILITIES

Major areas of responsibility and related tasks include:

  • Maintain all aspects of constituent financial record keeping and relationship data entry, including assignment of codes, organizing data fields, timely recording of gifts, and development and implementation of procedures to detect accuracy of data entry
  • Ensure all appeals, acquisitions, and e-appeals are accurately coded and tracked
  • Create and enforce new policies and procedures for all data organization, acknowledgements, financial reconciliations, de-duplications, data entry, and list segmentation of databases for fundraising and marketing initiatives
  • Create custom Crystal Reports based on the needs of the Development team
  • Create and execute queries and dashboards for users
  • Conduct regular reconciliation between Raiser’s Edge NXT and finance system
  • Manage all gift entry into Raiser’s Edge
  • Collaborate with Development, Programs, and Finance departments on regular data imports and exports
  • Manage data sync between Raiser’s Edge and Luminate Online
  • Manage ongoing systems development and improvement projects
  • Onboarding and cross-training staff in database procedures

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience
  • Between 3-5 years of experience in database management position
  • Raiser’s Edge experience required
  • ImportOmatic and Luminate Online experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office Suite

SKILLS

  • Highly organized and detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a collaborative approach to work with staff at all organizational levels
  • Team player with a can-do attitude and willingness to help others

SALARY

  • Commensurate with experience

ORGANIZATION

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@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.  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.

POSITION SUMMARY

Since World Monuments Fund (WMF) was founded over half a century ago, it has been a groundbreaking organization conserving in an innovative way the world's irreplaceable treasures—architectural and cultural sites that span the history of human civilization.

World Monuments Fund (WMF) is seeking a social researcher/evaluation professional to serve in a one-year fixed term role as Evaluation Fellow to help test and refine the organization’s monitoring and evaluation practices for its field projects. Reporting to the Director, World Monuments Watch and Evaluation, the Fellow will work across the Programs Department to review and test a recently developed suite of evaluation indicators and tools by applying them to current projects and ensuring their applicability and viability across WMF’s portfolio of projects. In addition to designing and conducting pilot evaluations, the Fellow will develop key recommendations for future improvements of key indicators, monitoring practices, and evaluation strategies, considering the needs for impact reporting expressed by colleagues in Development and Communications departments. Critical to the position is proven experience with the evaluation of multifaceted international cultural heritage, economic development, or social provision projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Major areas of responsibility and related tasks include:

  • Review and assess existing key indicators and evaluation tools, considering their applicability and relevance to current projects
  • Conduct a landscape analysis of basic demographic and descriptive data available for active projects and compile for use
  • Design and test a model evaluation process that integrates with project development and implementation, as well as post-project assessment
  • Develop and conduct at least three full-length evaluations of recent and ongoing projects, in close coordination with project managers
  • Draft a comprehensive report including recommendations for future evaluation practices and procedures, staffing and budgetary needs, and key indicators and analytic tools

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate degree in international/regional development or relevant social science (sociology, economics)
  • 2-3 years of experience in international multi-year project monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing project inputs/outputs and measuring mid-term outcomes
  • Experience working across multiple cultural and political contexts
  • Computer fluency in Microsoft environment (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and proven experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods

SKILLS

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with international colleagues and develop effective working relationships with colleagues within the organization and beyond
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver projects according to deadlines and within approved budgets
  • Ability to work gracefully under pressure
  • Comfort working in an international environment and with a broad and diverse range of people
  • Proficiency in another language desirable, but not required

REPORTS TO

Director, World Monuments Watch and Evaluation

SALARY

Commensurate with experience, including options for benefits.

ORGANIZATION

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@wmf.org. Candidates must have authorization to work in the United States. 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.

POSITION SUMMARY

WMF seeks a skilled and thoughtful communicator to join our team as Media Relations Officer. Under the supervision of the Vice President of Communications, the Media Relations Officer acts as the key press liaison for the World Monuments Fund. This person plans and implements strong and effective campaigns to publicize the World Monuments Fund’s activities through local, national, and international channels. The Media Relations Officer identifies stories and pitches and places in the media via the development of pitch letters, news releases and/or web stories.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Media Relations

  • Maintain and utilize strong media relationships with journalists in the US and international markets to regularly secure earned media placements around projects and organizational news, including the biennial World Monuments Watch
  • Create and execute press strategies for major milestones or announcements, including writing press releases and pitches, building targeted short and long lead press lists, and coordinating interviews and site visits/materials
  • Work closely with program staff to collect information pertinent to reporters' inquiries and make the information understandable to journalist and the public
  • Act as a clearinghouse for incoming media requests for interviews and images
  • Handle inbound media, press and other inquiries and provide timely responses
  • Media monitoring, tracking and development of media results reports
  • Administrative tasks, including media list maintenance coordination with monitoring and news services, and management of news clip files
  • Compile research on the impact of heritage preservation to support evidence-based arguments on the value of WMF’s mission
  • Coordinate with project partners to align communications strategy and outreach
  • Continue to refine messaging to reflect organizational priorities

Crisis Communications & Advocacy

  • Lead communications planning and response efforts to position WMF as a thought leader during newsworthy moments of crisis or global attention, including earned media placement, op-ed drafting and placement, and digital strategy
  • Plan and execute crisis communications efforts when needed to maintain WMF’s strong reputation
  • Oversee WMF’s advocacy related social media statements in coordination with the Digital Marketing Manager

Content Strategy

  • Maintain media-related resources on wmf.org
  • Assistance with drafting select blog posts, collateral material, website content.
  • Major role in Watch Magazine content production

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related field with 3 years of related experience
  • Strong oral and copywriting skills; ability to write under pressure for multiple campaigns and platforms simultaneously
  • Understanding of primary social media platforms
  • The drive to take initiative and work independently while also working as a team player who is collaborative, positive, and flexible
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Sensitive to political context and ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies at all levels
  • Knowledge of historic preservation and international relations
  • Experience running advocacy campaigns a plus

REPORTS TO

Vice President of Communications

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Commensurate with experience, including excellent benefits package that includes, medical, dental, life, 403B and more.

ORGANIZATION

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@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. 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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Do you love history and travel? Are you a self-starter and highly organized? Do you have a creative eye and enjoy telling powerful stories through photography? If so, we encourage you to apply for World Monuments Fund's Archives Intern position.

World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the leading independent organization devoted to safeguarding the world’s most treasured places to enrich people’s lives and build mutual understanding across cultures and communities. The organization is headquartered in New York City with offices and affiliates in Cambodia, India, Peru, Portugal, Spain and the UK. Since 1965, our global team of experts has preserved the world's diverse cultural heritage using the highest international standards at more than 700 sites in 112 countries. Partnering with local communities, funders, and governments, WMF draws on heritage to address some of today’s most pressing challenges: climate change, underrepresentation, imbalanced tourism, and post-crisis recovery. With a commitment to the people who bring places to life, WMF embraces the potential of the past to create a more resilient and inclusive society.

We are seeking an Archives Intern to help us organize a large amount of photography, videography, publications, and other ephemera. The Archives Intern will also help with tasks related to WMF’s relocation of its headquarters to a new office next year, including the organization and description of WMF’s physical archives and media collections. The Archives Intern may also be tasked with other communications duties as needed.

This internship is based in WMF's New York City office and is ideal for graduate or undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who are interested in library and/or archival studies. World Monuments Fund (WMF) Internships are paid, 20 hours per week, temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers, and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the field.   

Although most of the WMF staff is currently working remotely, this position will require the Archives Intern to work with WMF’s Archivist on-site at WMF’s New York City headquarters at least 2 days per week beginning as soon as October 2021 for a period of six months. The office adheres to all New York State health and safety protocols.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of photography, ability to determine the quality/resolution of existing files
  • Knowledge of Adobe Bridge or other digital asset management software
  • Knowledge of archival preservation, arrangement, and descriptive standards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail

REPORTS TO

Archivist

SALARY

$20/hr (no fringe benefits)

ORGANIZATION

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@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. WMF is an at-will employer.