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    • 10 Feb 2021
    • (EST)
    • 21 Mar 2021
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    • WWF, Washington, DC

    Senior Director, Donor Communications and Stewardship – 21031

    US-DC-Washington

    Type: Regular

    # of Openings: 1

    WWF Washington, DC


    Overview

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Director, Donor Communications and Stewardship. Working collaboratively with senior staff and across the organization, the Senior Director establishes and leads the strategy for Development communications and stewardship. Coordinates closely with the Sr. Director, Strategy and Planning to implement the strategic direction and messaging plans for Development audiences in support of WWF’s conservation priorities and fundraising campaigns.

    Leads a team that supports engagement, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts including production of fundraising collateral, case statements, donor proposals, stewardship reports, programmatic materials, events, and internal communications.

    Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities

    Donor Communications:

    • Works closely with the Sr. Director, Strategy and Planning to ensure Development communications support institutional priorities for resource mobilization, and that conservation communications products support Development stakeholders.
    • Develops and oversees the communications strategies for Individual Giving and Foundations audiences and oversees all Development communications.
    • Designs and oversees the use of a donor communications plan and all related activities by audience with a focus on building a successful donor pipeline. This plan is used to provide direction for the creation and design of donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship communications, both general communications and customized communications to support individual fundraising plans.
    • Monitors and oversees proposal writing and reporting processes.

    Stewardship and Recognition:

    • Works with Strategic/Regional Philanthropy, Annual and Planned Giving, and Foundations to establish and implement stewardship and recognition guidelines.
    • Collaborates with Development leadership to advance institutional cooperation in ensuring a donor-centric approach is adopted and consistently delivered.
    • Oversees stewardship operations, including the creation of acknowledgements and receipting for all Development-level individual gifts.
    • Directs Major Donor recognition efforts and the individual giving benefits programs for Partners in Conservation and the WWF Legacy Circle. Refines the programs regularly to ensure they provide maximum benefit to WWF donors and support Development’s fundraising goals.
    • Oversees the creation of e-newsletters, program collateral, fundraising campaign materials, and other materials as needed.

    Internal Collaboration:

    • Provides internal communications leadership and support for Development.
    • Collaborates actively with CCO’s office, Marketing and Communications, Media and External Affairs, Goal communicators, and Development colleagues to assure WWF core messages and institutional priorities are reflected in Development communications and that institutional materials support Development stakeholders.
    • Interacts regularly with other department heads, directors, and key staff to recognize conservation goals and maximize revenue opportunities, increase public recognition and support, and coordinate efforts.
    • Establishes and oversees content library for resource mobilization in collaboration with the Senior Director, Strategy and Planning and all fundraising teams.

    Communications and Stewardship Operations:

    • Works with Development’s Systems Specialist and other partners to ensure core WWF systems meet Development’s communications and stewardship needs. Helps craft Development policies and processes.
    • Liaises with Fundraising Operations and Program Operations to acknowledge and steward donors by ensuring that donor funds are allocated and spent in accordance with donor intent.

    Management Responsibilities:

    • Directly oversees the selection, performance, and evaluation of staff of the Donor Communications and Stewardship teams. Hires and trains new staff, outlines and communicates job requirements and other expectations, and reviews and evaluates the quality of work.
    • Directs outside consultants and contractors in specific assignments.
    • Develops and manages the Donor Communications expense budget.
    • Interacts with major donors and members of the Board of Directors and National Council and maintains regular contact with representatives from peer organizations, colleagues in the WWF network, and personal professional networks.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • BA and 12 years’ demonstrated success in the conceptualization, development, implementation, and management of communications to support the achievement of organizational revenue goals.
    • Demonstrated success developing, managing and overseeing marketing and fundraising activities. Experience with mission-oriented brand marketing, and success as a creative and effective manager essential.
    • Requires strong project management skills. Capital/Fundraising campaign experience preferred.
    • Proven ability to lead a professional staff, direct complex programs, manage development of cutting-edge communication materials, and engage a broad array of individuals.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Strong commitment to mission, goals, and values of WWF.
    • Must be familiar with donor databases and list management.
    • Demonstrated creative and problem-solving skills.
    • Able to multi-task and deal effectively with a variety of projects and people.
    • Budget management and supervisory skills.
    • Knowledge of conservation and environmental issues a plus.

    To Apply:

    Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #21031

    Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

    As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.

    • 18 Feb 2021
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    • 19 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • The Watershed Institute

    The Watershed Institute, a dynamic and multifaceted nonprofit conservation organization seeks a talented, full-time Digital Marketing Specialist who is passionate about content development and communications. Candidates must be accomplished with graphic design and video production, creating and managing media campaigns and be familiar with print media formats. This role has a range of responsibilities to inform and communicate on behalf of the Watershed’s team of scientists, policy makers and educators. This position reports to the Director of Development and is a member of the Development and Communications team. The Watershed Institute is committed to building a culturally diverse organization and strongly encourages applications from people of color, particularly residents of Trenton and neighboring communities.
    Candidates must be prepared to work in a team environment of development professionals to align messaging, plan communications, and create and execute fundraising strategies. Multi-tasking, meeting deadlines, and prompt communications skills are essential qualities for this position.
    The Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for designing and editing visuals for deployment on digital and social media formats, as well as in signage and print functions. The Watershed has a goal of telling stories through these visuals to project a positive and inclusive message for clean water and a healthy environment. This position is responsible for refining the user experience across platforms to deliver a consistent, secure, and professional appearance for the organization.
    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
    ● Preparing print and digital advertisements for events and campaigns
    ● Creating compelling visuals and infographics for both digital and print needs
    ● Filming & editing videos about clean water programs & activities
    ● Designing, building, & maintaining social media content – including moderating, response, & tracking
    ● Identifying trends & insights in user data for growth and optimization, and reporting ROI
    ● Overseeing file management for multimedia access amongst staff, storage, and backup
    ● Creating and upload content on the Watershed’s website
    ● Producing and managing the Wellspring, the Watershed’s quarterly print newsletter

    Job Requirements:
    Candidates must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as some combination of core Adobe Creative Suite programs such as InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and Lightroom. Cloud storage experience in Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive is essential. Familiarity with Constant Contact or Mail Chimp, Google Ads, and/or Google Analytics is preferred. Some training can be provided.
    The Digital Marketing Specialist will work with a variety of staff, vendors, and partner organizations concerning print specifications as well as web ready graphics. Working knowledge of file types and best practices for sharing and storage is essential.
    Bonus Qualities:
    ● Experience in animation, interactive web graphics, or basic coding languages is a plus
    ● Non-profit experience and/or enthusiasm for conservation
    ● Spanish Speaking Fluency
    Salary: $45,000 -$55,000 depending on experience
    Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time, health, dental, and life insurance, and 403b retirement savings opportunities. Regular working hours are flexible, as some evening and weekend hours are required with this position. Dormitory housing on the Watershed’s property is available (interested applicants should ask for additional details).
    Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to jobs@thewatershed.org and in the subject line list job code DMS2000. A portfolio and references will be requested if selected for an interview.

    Learn more about The Watershed Institute



    • 19 Feb 2021
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    • 19 Apr 2021
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    • New Jersey Future

    New Jersey Future seeks an experienced communications professional who is a skilled, organized, and motivated writer and editor to support the organization’s expanding communications and marketing activities. The Communications Specialist will work within a collaborative team environment to implement and manage program-specific and general organizational communications plans and strategies. This position will report to the Director of Communications.

    Link to the full description can be found on the New Jersey Future website.

    Interested and qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume here.

    • 19 Feb 2021
    • (EST)
    • 19 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • New Jersey Future

    New Jersey Future seeks a skilled, organized, and motivated individual to provide support for activities in development (fundraising/marketing), administration, and communications. The Development Associate will work within a collaborative team environment on a variety of tasks, including fundraising and sponsorships, database and email list management, website updates, and event and administrative support.

    This position will report to the Director of Development and Outreach. Link to the full description can be found here on the New Jersey Futures Website.

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume here.

    • 26 Feb 2021
    • (EST)
    • 1 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • The Peddie School - Hightstown, NJ


    Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J., is seeking an experienced volunteer manager and aspiring fundraiser for the position of Assistant Director of Alumni Relations. The successful candidate will develop ways to increase and manage volunteer engagement throughout the year to result in stronger Reunion Weekend attendance and giving.

    Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J., is seeking an experienced volunteer manager and aspiring fundraiser for the position of Assistant Director of Alumni Relations. The successful candidate will develop ways to increase and manage volunteer engagement throughout the year to result in stronger Reunion Weekend attendance and giving.

    Founded in 1864, Peddie School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school of 535 students, grades 9 through post-graduate. It is primarily a boarding school, with 63 percent of students and 90 percent of the faculty living on campus. In addition to its engaged and accomplished student body, Peddie’s extraordinary resources include the highly professional, collaborative and dedicated faculty, an innovative and rigorous curriculum and an attractive, modern 280-acre campus located midway between New York City and Philadelphia.

    Thanks to the generosity of Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg ’27 and other donors, Peddie now ranks among the most highly endowed independent schools in the nation. Its $356 million endowment enables the school to offer more than $10 million in financial assistance to 40 percent of the student body. This is an exciting time at Peddie.

    Four strategic priorities were established in 2017, leading to the school’s largest campaign, an $80+ million comprehensive campaign currently in the leadership phase, the ONE Peddie Campaign is focused on doubling the annual fund and raising endowed funds for scholarship, faculty and programs, as well as capital funds for arts and athletics. The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations will be part of the team supporting Head of School, Peter Quinn and Assistant Head for Development Karyn Vella in leading this campaign.

    An essential part of our strong alumni relations team, this is an expansion position for our alumni relations team and offers excellent potential for growth opportunities. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience motivating volunteers, inspiring engagement, and requesting support. The Assistant Director will also work closely with an enthusiastic team of talented, experienced and happy colleagues. Primary duties include:

    Volunteer Engagement and Management (65%)

    • Facilitate programming that encourages broader alumni engagement, new affinity groups, increased giving and strong reunion attendance. 
    • Manage and serve as the key point of contact on the A&D Team with volunteer groups such as: class agents, Reunion volunteers, affinity groups etc.
    • Conduct regular check-in calls with volunteer groups and execute communication plan 
    • Identify, recruit, train and manage Reunion volunteers with the goal of increasing Reunion Weekend attendance and giving.
    • Act as a planning liaison between the A&D office and Reunion volunteers; develop, coordinate and communicate individual class plans and engagement strategies.
    •  Lead acquisition and engagement strategies for Peddie’s online engagement and networking platform.
    • Facilitate programming that encourages broader alumni engagement, new affinity groups, increased giving and strong reunion attendance
    • Manage and serve as the key point of contact on the A&D Team with volunteer groups such as: class agents, Reunion volunteers, affinity groups etc.
    • Conduct regular check-in calls with volunteer groups and execute communication plan 
    • Identify, recruit, train and manage Reunion volunteers with the goal of increasing Reunion Weekend attendance and giving.
    • Act as a planning liaison between the A&D office and Reunion volunteers; develop, coordinate and communicate individual class plans and engagement strategies.
    • Lead acquisition and engagement strategies for Peddie’s online engagement and networking platform.

    Fundraising (25%)

    • Define a solicitation plan that supports milestone reunion classes’ overall dollar and participation goals to encourage increased Leadership Giving, multi-year commitments and class participation to the Peddie Fund.
    • Increase number of multi-year commitments secured in a given milestone year by soliciting gifts and building peer-to-peer fundraising skills within volunteer structure. 
    • Track class fundraising progress toward goals; communicate progress with A&D office and with volunteer groups.

    Other (10%)

    • Work with the Director of Special Events in the execution of a successful Reunion Weekend. 
    • Attend and provide support for A&D events and meetings; have a visible presence on campus. 
    The successful candidate will have: 
    • A Bachelor’s degree; 
    • Two to five years of volunteer management experience or related fundraising, project management or donor relations experience; 
    • The demonstrated initiative to work independently and savviness to work across diverse teams; 
    • The demonstrated understanding of and appreciation for culturally responsive professional practices including the ability to value, work with, respect, and incorporate diverse perspectives; 
    • Possess outstanding interpersonal, writing and communications skills, characterized by the ability to listen skillfully and act with a strong customer-centered mindset; 
    • The ability to travel and attend evening and weekend functions when necessary; 
    • Proficiency in Google Workspace (formerly G Suite), Zoom, Microsoft Excel, social media platforms and Raiser's Edge and email marketing preferred. 
    Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume to:

    Brian Davidson, Director of Alumni Relations

    The Peddie School

    201 S. Main Street

    Hightstown, NJ 08520

    bdavidson@peddie.org

    Learn more about The Peddie School

100 Campus Town Circle | Suite 103 #2050 | Ewing, NJ 08638  

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