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Development and Communications Officer


Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) is a 47-year old nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that provides accessible outdoor adventures and environmental education programs for people with disabilities and under-resourced youth. ETC’s sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, cross-country skiing, and youth leadership programs annually enable over 3,500 participants to enjoy the beauty, challenge, and inspiration of outdoor adventures.

Position Summary:
The Development and Communications Officer will secure foundation and corporate support to fuel ETC’s mission and grow our program impact. They will have 2-5 years of successful nonprofit experience including: grant research, proposal writing, and the stewardship of donor and volunteer communities through the development of website, e-newsletter, and social media content.

Professional Responsibilities:
! Researching, writing, tracking foundation and government grant proposals and reports, and developing budgets.
! Outstanding oral and written communications skills related to all aspects of development.
! Demonstrated ability to prospect, develop, and manage new donors and funding partners.
! Expanding ETC’s corporate and business support by working with the Executive Director and Board committee to further develop ETC’s Corporate Companions Program.
! Developing materials for philanthropic support and legacy giving.
! Creating an Annual Development Plan and Budget with the Executive Director for review and input from the Fundraising Committee and Board of Directors.
! Working with the Executive Director and graphic designer to create a new organizational brochure and other communications materials.
! Helping maintain a new ETC website.
! Working with the Executive Director to write and produce annual appeal.
! Staffing Board Development Committee.
! Contributing to major ETC fundraising initiatives – such as ETC’s Annual Gala, through strategic communications.
! Developing quarterly newsletter and expanding ETC’s social media presence.



Environmental Traveling Companions
Magen Kuzma
San Francisco, CA