The Freshwater Trust (TFT) seeks an enthusiastic, professional go-getter to join our dynamic Freshwater Fund and Communications team. The Freshwater Fund Associate plays a key role in growing, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a wide base of donors through both in-person engagement activities and internal process management. Working closely with the Freshwater Fund Director, Freshwater Fund Associate Director, and Communications Director, the Freshwater Fund Associate manages grassroots level fundraising strategies and programs. Specifically, your mission will be focused on expanding our support base as well as coordinating unique and meaningful experiences for current supporters. This position interacts directly with donors, corporate partners, foundations, state and federal agencies, regional stakeholders, agribusinesses, agricultural producers, and conservation groups. Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects and deadlines. Applicants should be comfortable and confident interacting professionally in person, over the phone, and through online communications.
TFT is a nonprofit leader in stream and river restoration and is headquartered in Portland, OR with satellite offices in Boise, ID, Ashland, OR, and Sacramento, CA. This full time, permanent position will work as part of the integrated Freshwater Fund and Communications team.
Location: Portland, OR
Deadline: Expected start date December 2017
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