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.
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.
! 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.