The Development Manager coordinates The Wetland Institute’s
fundraising and engagement events; implements the individual and
corporate giving program and assists with other funding programs.
Duties include prospect identification and research, cultivation
and stewardship activities, annual gala and other fundraising
events and initiatives, reporting and material creation and
supporting the annual activities of our Development plan. The
Development Manager is proactive in identifying and soliciting new
support from individuals, companies, and foundations and well as
renewing and growing existing development revenue. He/she works
closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to
increase financial support and strengthen donor relationships.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. 3-5 years of
experience in nonprofit fund development. Established track record
of successful philanthropy and relationships with foundations,
corporations, and high net-worth individuals. Broad knowledge of
principles of non-profit fundraising. Excellent technology
competency, including Microsoft Office products as well as database
entry, querying, and reporting. Donor Perfect background strongly
preferred. Ability to interact comfortably with the public in a
professional and courteous manner, as well as to create and
maintain relationships with outside vendors and partners. Excellent
communication skills in written correspondence and in telephone,
email, and in-person communications. Detail-oriented, with
excellent editing and proofreading skills. Able and willing to work
both independently and as a member of a face-paced team, and to
share the outdoors with prospective and loyal supporters. Familiar
with, and adhere to, the AFP’s code of ethical principles and
standards for fundraising professionals. This position is based in
Stone Harbor, NJ and will involve occasional evening and weekend
work. Temporary remote work for COVID-related restrictions are
The Wetlands Institute Is An Equal Opportunity
Please submit resume and contact information for 3 references
to: Bonnie Girard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for application December 16, 2020. Please see the Wetlands
Institute website for additional details (https://wetlandsinstitute.org).
Competitive salary and benefits.