John Muir Trail Foundation is looking for a Director of Charitable Giving to join our team dedicated to the conservation of the John Muir Trail (est.1915). The JMTF’s missionis to conserve the long history and natural environment of the JMT corridor, including its main access trails and resupply sites, for people to enjoy for the centuries to come. We not only repair and maintain the JMT, but also care for the wilderness, wildlife and waters along its path in the high Sierra Nevada of California. We bring together the various stakeholders and resource managers along the JMT route in an effort to strategically fund and implement on-the-ground projects to conserve and protect the historic trail and its environs for future generations. In particular, we work with the National Park Service in Yosemite and Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks, and the United States Forest Service in Inyo and Sierra National Forests. We also coordinate and work with Yosemite Conservancy and the Sequoia Parks Conservancy, as they are the two on-the-ground non-profits working on parts of the JMT.
: Director of Charitable Giving
: regular employee, 30 hours per week, can work remotely
$75,000 - 100,000. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation and sick leave, employer paid on a pro-rated basis
Direct report to the JMTF Project Director
Manage the social media outreach through the JMTF FaceBook page and Instagram account; coordinate the on-line donors for further communication and updates; manage our donor spreadsheet/ database with all contact information and donation history; extend our fundraising to other individual and corporate donors; work with the Advisory Board and Project Director to develop further content and collateral for individual and corporate donors; work with Project Director on possible fund-raising
Other desired characteristics:
John Muir Trail Foundation is a fiscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute, a 501(3)c charitable nonprofit located in Berkeley, CA.
This position would be an employee of Earth Island. Earth Island does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by state or federal laws, local law, or ordinance.
To apply, please send a cover letter summarizing qualifications for the role and what makes you excited about the position, along with a resume
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