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  • Date Posted:

    07/10/14
  • Career Level:

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Job Function:

    Management
  • Job Status:

    Not Listed
  • Industry:

    Nonprofit
  • Job Code:

    537
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
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Senior Manager, Foundation Relations

Conservation International - Arlington, VA

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The Senior Manager, Foundation Relations is responsible for raising restricted funds from foundation donors.  This position assists in building a strong pipeline of donor accounts and ensuring regular and effective engagement with prospects and donors. The Senior Manager, Foundation Relations will support and/or lead engagement with strategic foundation donors, managing donor strategy development, ensuring proper stewardship of donors, identifying new prospects, and providing writing and editing support on proposals, reports, and other correspondence with donors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Raise revenue from a portfolio of strategic donors by supporting, and typically leading, the development and implementation of donor fundraising strategies. 
  • Build a strong pipeline of donor accounts and work with senior Development staff to refine existing and new donor fundraising strategies.
  • Manage and support the development of concept papers and proposals.
  • Ensure high-quality stewardship and management of existing donors and grants in portfolio.
  • Support fundraising efforts for the CI programs and/or priorities in the assigned geographic and/or regional portfolio; collaborate with Development staff across CI to maximize fundraising efforts and share information.
  • Track fundraising efforts in Raisers Edge or related database.
  • Prepare fundraising progress reports and analyses.
  • Build strong relationships with foundation staff, in partnership with CI programs.
  • Secure high-level meetings with foundation staff, Board members, and others for CI senior leadership; prepare advance briefings and talking points, and manage follow-up activities and next steps.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment.
  • Flexibility in work schedule to accommodate time difference with HQ and field programs may be necessary.
  • Occasional travel to visit donors may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of related work experience required.
  • Proven track record in raising funds from individuals, corporations, public funders, foundation and/or other institutional donors.
  • Successful experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Knowledge of current trends and metrics in philanthropic giving.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen, use diplomacy and tact, and build strong relationships with donors, volunteers, and all levels of staff.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication, negotiation, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and work with interdisciplinary teams.

Preferred

  • A demonstrated understanding of conservation and/or development issues is preferred.
  • Proficiency with fundraising database software.
  • Fluency in Spanish or another language.

 





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Conservation International

Industry Category: Nonprofit
Local Offices: Arlington, VA
Total DC Employees: 350
Total Employees: 850
Conservation International (CI) is a non-profit organization with a mission to conserve the Earth's living natural heritage, our global biodiversity, and to demonstrate that human societies are able to live harmoniously with nature.

For two decades, we have worked with our partners to protect life on Earth. We?ve saved some of the most critical sites ? more than 200 million protected hectares on land and at sea.

We are proud to have some of the most original and passionate minds in conservation, trendsetting leaders, bold explorers, and pioneering researchers. We are constantly growing and expanding into areas new and old. With each step, we need more and more hands. Join us.

Conservation International Web Site

Jobs at Conservation International

Conservation International is proud to offer employees a great benefits package, in addition to competitive salaries, a flexible work environment, international locations, and opportunities for professional development.



CI'S BENEFITS FOR United states EMPLOYEES INCLUDE:

* Regular positions who work 21 or more hours per week

  • Two PPO health plan options effective the first day of employment
  • A dental plan option effective the first day of employment
  • A vision plan option effective the first day of employment
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, paid in full by CI
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid in full by CI
  • 403(b) available to employees with a matching contribution by CI
  • Paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Pre-tax health and dependent day-care spending accounts
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Subsidized health club membership
  • Employee assistance program for every day work and life issues
  • Travel and accident insurance
  • Health coverage for domestic partners
  • Casual Work Environment
  • New employee orientation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Strong organizational values
  • Professional development opportunities with a history of promoting from within
  • Lasting contribution for generations to come

WHERE WE WORK

CI works to preserve threatened ecosystems in over 30 countries across four continents. We focus our energy where the needs are greatest: biodiversity hotspots, major tropical wilderness areas, key marine areas, and select major wetlands. These areas are rich in biodiversity but severely threatened by human activities.

WHO WE ARE

CI employs a diverse, world-class team of scientists, economists, communicators, educators and other conservation professionals to identify biodiversity threats and work with key partners to protect these areas. Of CI's more than 1,000 staff members worldwide, 75 percent work on the front lines in countries where biodiversity is most threatened, and 90 percent are citizens of these countries.

HOW WE WORK

Practical and people-centered, CI recognizes conservation will only be successful with the support and involvement of local communities. We work closely with local people in biodiversity-rich areas to develop alternatives to destructive land-use practices, and to educate communities businesses, and government leaders about the need to protect their natural resources. CI also builds upon its successes to influence the way governments and corporations make decisions. These approaches have produced lasting results.
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  • Date Posted:

    07/10/14
  • Career Level:

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Job Function:

    Management
  • Job Status:

    Not Listed
  • Industry:

    Nonprofit
  • Job Code:

    537
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
10
more jobs from this company
 
 
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