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635Job Opening: Instit. Giving Manager, Yosemite National Institutes (Sausalito)

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  • edupreneurs_moderator
    Jan 3, 2006
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      Employment Opportunity
      Institutional Giving Manager
      Yosemite National Institutes

      This is a full time position with the Yosemite National Institutes
      (YNI). YNI is a nationally recognized leader in the field of
      experiential environmental education, providing educational
      adventures in nature's classroom to inspire a personal connection to
      the natural world and responsible actions to sustain it. YNI
      conducts programs for more than 40,000 participants annually at its
      three campuses: Headlands Institute in the Golden Gate National
      Recreation Area, near San Francisco, Olympic Park Institute in
      Olympic National Park, Washington, and Yosemite Institute in
      Yosemite National Park, California.

      The Institutional Giving Manager is responsible for securing support
      from foundations, governmental agencies, and corporations to meet
      the organization's operating and capital needs. This person will
      directly supervise the Institutional Giving Officer, Northwest
      Region and will work closely with the Development and Marketing team
      to ensure the overall success of the fundraising effort. This
      position reports to the Director of Community Engagement.

      Duties of the Job:

      Responsibilities include working with the Development and Marketing
      Department to accomplish the goals and objectives of the position.
      Duties will include:

      • Identify and research foundation and corporate funding prospects;
      match funding opportunities with appropriate programs and capital
      projects. Compose well-conceived and succinct letters of inquiry
      and grant proposals based upon funders' guidelines; develop
      relations with granting agencies in an effort to familiarize them
      with the Institutes' programs and activities; prepare grant reports
      to assure compliance with grant requirements.

      • Work effectively with the education and program staff in
      developing proposals and tracking progress of grant-funded projects.

      • Conduct stewardship activities to maintain and build relations
      with institutional funders.

      • Develop creative sponsorships and partnerships with local and
      national businesses and corporations.

      • Prepare monthly grant forecast reports for the Director of
      Community Engagement.

      • Prepare annual plan and calendar of activities to ensure deadlines
      are met.

      • Update foundation and corporate donor recognition opportunities.

      • Monitor foundation and corporate contacts by trustees and other
      development volunteers.

      • Maintain necessary records, files, reports and resource materials
      pertinent to grant activities.

      • Work as a team with other departmental staff in performing fund
      raising activities.

      • Attend funders fairs and other opportunities to learn about/make
      contacts in the philanthropic community.

      • Other projects as requested by the Director of Community


      The ideal candidate can demonstrate the following:

      • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; one
      to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent
      combination of education and experience.

      • Three years of professional grant writing or development experience

      • Knowledge of Bay Area foundations and corporations preferred

      • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals

      • Excellent written and oral communication skills

      • Ability to take initiative and work independently

      • Proven ability to organize, prioritize, and efficiently complete
      varied tasks

      • Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings


      $50,000 - $55,000, DOE

      YNI is dedicated to providing a comprehensive benefits package,
      including competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, generous
      vacation and the opportunity to work in beautiful national parks.

      Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at
      YNI. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of
      interest and resume to the following:

      Institutional Giving Manager Search
      Yosemite National Institutes
      GGNRA Building 1055
      Sausalito, CA 94965

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