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|Type of Employment:||Full Time|
|Industries:||Nonprofit Charitable Organizations|
|Required Education:||Bachelors Degree|
|Required Work Experience:||2 to 5 years|
|Compensation:||Commensurate with experience|
Founded in 1971 and with headquarters in San Francisco, NatureBridge is the largest residential environmental science education partner of the National Park Service. Our mission is to foster environmental literacy to sustain our planet. NatureBridge currently operates in six national parks: Yosemite National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Olympic National Park, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Channel Islands National Park, and Prince William Forest Park. Each year, NatureBridge serves 30,000 participants from K–12 schools through residential, experiential science, youth leadership, and teacher training programs. NatureBridge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
As part of the national office staff, the grants officer will be responsible for sustaining, stewarding, and growing a strong grant portfolio in the regional, campus-based locations in Yosemite and Golden Gate National Parks to support NatureBridge and our programs. This position will work in partnership with the individual giving team and regional directors on donor-centered fundraising strategies and will be a part of the national grants team and development department. This position reports to the director of foundation and government relations in the San Francisco office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties include (but are not limited to) the following:
Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations
Experience, Competencies, And Education
The ideal candidate will bring a combination of education and/or experience demonstrating abilities to work independently, manage complex and sensitive issues, prioritize, multi-task, and demonstrate the following:
NatureBridge offers a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary commensurate with experience, medical and dental benefits, paid vacation, and a 403B retirement account. Full-time employees are also eligible to apply for the Matt Baxter and Bishop-Marcus Awards (each provide employees with funding to enhance their professional development and pursue a project of their choice).
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest (1–2 pages), resume, and writing sample (1–3 pages). The letter of interest should address the applicant’s knowledge of the regional funding community and experience in growing a funding portfolio. The writing sample should be a letter of inquiry or grant proposal (or excerpt) written by the applicant with appropriate context provided in order to understand and assess the writing sample.
Submissions should be sent as a single attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls, faxes, or printed materials please. No agencies please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.