Featured Job Opportunity: Development Associate for Energy and Climate
We know many of you are seeking a new (or better) job, so to help you uncover valuable opportunities, we'll be spotlighting a job of the week. This week, we’re featuring an opportunity for a development associate of energy and climate for the United Nations Foundation.
Based in Washington, D.C., this person would play an important role in cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding financial and in-kind donors for the Energy & Climate program from corporations, foundations, governments, and individuals.
Job duties also include coordinating team proposal development processes, including preparation of proposal drafts, cover letters, and supplemental documentation. Responsible for technical reviews, adherence to proposal requirements, internal processing, and quality of final product.
They are seeking someone with at least two years of progressively responsible experience in fundraising, with work on Energy & Climate, Environmental or International programs preferred. Applicants should also have knowledge of the principles of institutional fundraising, and awareness of strategies for developing and increasing grant opportunities and advancing partnership plans with multiple components.
Applicants should also have experience writing and submitting grant proposals, and have proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, along with a proven ability to interact effectively with funders, senior managers, and program staff and a strong ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment. Requires the ability to travel overnight and represent UN Foundation at meetings and conferences.
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