ABOUT THE YELLOWSTONE TO YUKON CONSERVATION INITIATIVE: The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is a joint Canada-US not-for-profit organization with a mission to connect and protect habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature thrive. Y2Y takes a scientific approach to conservation and is upheld as a global leader in large landscape conservation. Y2Y was conceived in 1993, and has staff in Alberta, British Columbia, Montana and Idaho. Our staff are creative, knowledgeable and passionate about their work. Visit www.y2y.net to learn more.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Donor Relations Officer will be a key new member of Y2Y’s Canmore-based Development and Communications Team, working closely with a highly collaborative staff in a mission- and results-driven environment. They will primarily help to engage, steward and identify individual and family donors with the capacity to support Y2Y’s conservation work at a mid-range level. This is a new full-time position to support a growing team and opportunities, reporting to the Donor Relations Manager.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Donor Relations Officer will undertake a range of activities to build authentic relationships with donors and prospective donors, inspire them about Y2Y’s vital conservation programs, and provide them with the opportunities and encouragement to give gifts that will make a real impact on one of the world’s last intact mountain ecosystems. This is a mid-level position that will both support senior staff, and manage a portfolio of donors/prospects.
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TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position will be based out of or have frequent travel to our Canmore office in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, with regular travel (when context safely permits) across the Y2Y region. Salary is commensurate with experience. Y2Y is an equal opportunity employer and we particularly welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
TO APPLY: Applications by end of day March 23rd, 2021, or until position is filled. Initial phone interviews will commence end March/early April. Send by email to a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references (to be contacted post-interview).
Subject line: “Your Name” – Donor Relations Officer Application
Attention of: Simon Ongom, Financial Controller
Y2Y thanks all applicants for their interest, but only successful candidates will be contacted.
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