FSC I&P Corporate and Foundation Development Manager

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Description

Overview

Are you passionate about the environment? Would you like to work for an international
organization that works to protect and preserve the worlds’ forests?
FSC Investments & Partnerships builds partnerships alongside the global Forest Stewardship
Council (FSC) network and others accelerating the protection of healthy and resilient forests.
We take a collaborative approach to finding common goals between programs and partners.
Uniting around these shared objectives, we use our fundraising expertise and connection with
FSC to amplify responsible forest management efforts and catalyze innovative solutions. We
look for the most significant opportunities that forests play in addressing social, environmental,
and economic challenges.
FSC Investments and Partnerships seeks a Corporate and Foundations Manager to support
our six-person team. We collaborate with more than 250 colleagues and dozens of partners
worldwide.

About You

You are driven by the urgency of the climate challenges our world is facing today. Working as a
team motivates you to accomplish your goals and see the organization succeed. You are
focused, detail-oriented, and curious about your work. You take initiative and can multi-task in a
fun, fast-paced environment with multiple priorities. You are excited to work with colleagues
around the world and develop strategic relationships with corporate and foundation partners.
Additionally, you display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust,
diversity, and inclusion within your team.

About FSC and FSC Investments and Partnerships

In the early 1990s, an international group of leaders in business, human rights, and the
environment came together to develop standards for managing forests. These visionaries were
responding to the many dire threats to the world’s forests.
FSC certification tells you that the products you buy come from a forest that is responsibly
managed according to a robust set of guidelines that benefit the environment, economy, and
society. The standards include limiting the number of trees removed, restricting highly
hazardous pesticides, and protecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples as well as wildlife and
habitats.
FSC Investments and Partnerships is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit established in 2016
with a commitment to amplify responsible forest management efforts and catalyze innovative
solutions. FSC I&P collaborates with FSC offices around the world and the International
Secretariat in Bonn, Germany, to deliver on its common goal of Forests for All Forever.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Donor Relations:
• Manage a donor portfolio of major corporations and foundations
• Participate in the “Moves Management” approach to fundraising, including prospecting,
engagement, creating appeals, achieving gifts and stewardship
• Develop fundraising strategies and proposals, and prepare for internal and external
meetings
• Support donor events, including forest tours
• Lead on creation of regular donor communications, primarily to corporate and
foundation audiences

Grant Management:
• Support grant writing
• Manage grant processes from applications to reporting

Other Duties

• Track donor engagement using a CRM
• Engage with FSC’s global communications team to show impact
• Other relevant communication efforts with key stakeholders
• Perform other duties as requested, delegated, or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Four+ years of non-profit development work or similar experience
• Experience with and knowledge of current social, economic and environmental trends
and issues
• Ability to anticipate the needs of the organization and take initiative without instruction
• Self-motivated and open to new processes, changes, and technologies
• Database experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Pro
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to engage with people
and key stakeholders, both nationally and internationally, with courtesy and tact
• Curiosity, humility, honesty, and courage to drive success, with awareness of personal
biases
• Appreciation of working with colleagues from around the world and ability to
occasionally accommodate different time zones
This position reports to the Director of Development.

Compensation & Benefits:

Compensation for this position is $60K-$75K annually and commensurate with experience.
FSC Investments and Partnerships maintains a competitive and generous benefits package
including premium health and dental insurance (100% of cost covered by FSC I&P for each
employee), optional flexible spending accounts for any out-of-pocket medical expenses,
disability and life insurance, safe harbor 401k retirement savings plan with employer match,
paid holidays (11 days), and 28 days annually of paid time off (vacation, floating holidays and
paid sick leave).

Work Conditions:

Travel is minimal. FSC I&P is based in Seattle, Washington. Due to the COVID pandemic, all
staff are working remotely. Applicants who wish to work remotely outside the Seattle area will
be considered, with preference for remote candidates on Pacific time.

TO APPLY:
Valid work authorization is required.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to k.silverman@fsc.org. Please reference
“Corporate and Foundation Development Manager” in the subject line. Applications are
accepted until the position has been filled with an initial screen on or before April 12, 2022.

FSC Investments & Partnerships is an equal opportunity employer.

https://investments-partnerships.fsc.org

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