HQ – Headquarters

Senior Manager of Foundation Relations

Department: HQ – Headquarters

Salary:

Location: Washington, DC

Carnegie Science is seeking a Senior Manager of Foundation Relations to join its pursuit. Significant funding for the Carnegie Institution’s programs has historically come from the sizeable endowment left by Andrew Carnegie himself. Under the leadership of President Matthew P. Scott and Chief Development Officer Ann McElwain, Carnegie Science is making a committed investment in building a best-in-class fundraising program that will match and sustain the efforts of its world-class research teams.

The ideal Senior Manager of Foundation Relations will have:

  • 5 years in a development operation within a complex non-profit organization, including at least 2 years of foundation work.
  • Experience working in a major scientific community with researchers and senior administrators.
  • Successful track record of securing 7-figure foundation grants.
  • Knowledge of all phases of donor pipeline management, including prospect research, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Experience conceptualizing, planning, and implementing a strategic approach to packaging the work of researchers.
  • Demonstrated ability to write accessibly about complex scientific and technical matters.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree or equivalent experience in a communications field is necessary with a degree in science writing preferred.

For more information and a complete list of requirements or to apply, please visit http://www.driconsulting.com or email search@driconsulting.com. In your email, please tell us where you learned of this position.

Manager of Donor Relations

Department: HQ – Headquarters

Salary:

Location: Washington, DC

Carnegie Science is seeking a Manager of Donor Relations to join its pursuit. Significant funding for the Carnegie Institution’s programs has historically come from the sizeable endowment left by Andrew Carnegie himself. Under the leadership of President Matthew P. Scott and Chief Development Officer Ann McElwain, Carnegie Science is making a committed investment in building a best-in-class fundraising program that will match and sustain the efforts of its world-class research teams. Reporting to the CDO, the Manager of Donor Relations will work with Senior Managers of Individual Giving and Foundation Relations to create an institution-wide process for engaging, recognizing, and stewarding the institution’s donors. S/he will also play a primary role in developing standards for and drafting written donor communications to donors.

The ideal Manager of Donor Relations will have:

  • 5 years of professional experience, including at least 1 year in development/marketing.
  • Familiarity with the major donor life cycle and understanding of the principles and best practices of stewarding stakeholders.
  • Record of developing strategic and creative approaches to stakeholder communications and outreach.
  • Excellent written communication skills, particularly in developing public-facing persuasive documents; development communications experience is preferred.
  • Ability to produce high-quality documents at a high volume on tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated capacity to write effectively in the voice of a range of others.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; degree in a communications or science field is preferred.

For more information and a complete list of requirements or to apply, please visit http://www.driconsulting.com or email search@driconsulting.com. In your email, please tell us where you learned of this position.