Posted on November 21, 2012
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Development Writer, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Work closely with Director of Development Communications and other Development
Division staff to produce highly-customized acknowledgement letters for major
donors. Position also contributes to donor solicitations and reports,
cultivation and stewardship materials, and other Executive-level correspondence.
Manages gift acknowledgement process for major gift portfolio and provides
editorial assistance on fundraising communications projects as assigned.
Write, edit, and produce personalized and compelling acknowledgement
letters, solicitations, stewardship reports, and other Executive-level
correspondence in support of major gift fundraising program at the National
Manage day-to-day administration of the acknowledgement process for
all major gifts.
Collaborate closely with Major Gift Officers and other fundraising
staff to strategize and prepare tailored fundraising materials that advance
Produce donor profiles for National Trust’s annual report and
contribute to development of other marketing and cultivation materials.
Implement donor component of Executive team’s stakeholder
Canvass the organization’s print and electronic media to
ensure that timely program and project updates are distributed effectively to
Oversee philanthropy section of organization’s website.
Provide editorial assistance to Resource Development staff and
contribute to other special projects (e.g., presentations, talking points), as
Minimum 3-5 years professional experience, with at least 2-3 years
of related experience in a fundraising setting
Strong writing and proofreading skills; experience writing to engage
culturally diverse audiences and/or about diverse projects a plus.
Exceptional attention to detail
Ability to synthesize complex ideas into coherent and compelling
Project management and organizational skills
Candidate must be deadline oriented and have demonstrated success in
independently managing various projects with conflicting deadline
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