John Muir Trail Foundation is looking for a Manager of Donor Relations & Marketing to join our team. This position will support the JMTF Project Director and the JMTF Director of Development in building and executing a national fundraising plan directed at corporations in the recreational space, high-net worth individuals and retail social-media website-driven donations. The JMTF is dedicated to the conservation of the John Muir Trail (est. 1915) for people to enjoy in the centuries to come. Our mission is to conserve the long history and natural environment of the JMT corridor, including its main access trails and resupply sites, over 390 miles of trails and surrounding wilderness areas. We work with and support the National Park Service (NPS) and United States Forest Service (USFS) in managing the wilderness, wildlife, rivers and lakes along the full length of the JMT corridor in the high Sierra Nevada of California. This wilderness corridor extends from the ﬂoor of Yosemite National Park to Horseshoe Meadows south of Mt. Whitney. We bring together the various stakeholders and resource managers along the JMT in an eﬀort to strategically fund and implement on-the-ground projects to conserve and protect the historic trail and its sensitive wilderness for future generations. In particular, we work with the four principle federal agency teams: the NPS in both Yosemite and Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks, and the USFS in both the Inyo and Sierra National Forests. We also coordinate and work with
Yosemite Conservancy and Sequoia Parks Conservancy, the on-the-ground nonproﬁts responsible for the two nationals parks whose remote high-elevation lands are traversed
by parts of the JMT.
Position: Manager of Donor Relations & Marketing
Commitment: Regular employee, 30-40 hours/week; can work in part remotely; Bay Area resident; position is budgeted for a minimum of four
Compensation: $70,000-$90,000; commensurate with experience and time commitment. Excellent beneﬁts package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation and sick leave; salary is noted as a range and will be determined on a pro-rated basis;
Reporting: Direct report to the JMTF Project Director; works closely with JMTF Director of Development;
Donor Relations and Database Management Responsibilities:
Other desired characteristics:
John Muir Trail Foundation is a ﬁscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute, a 501(3)c charitable nonproﬁt located in Berkeley, CA. This
position would be an employee of Earth Island, although working directly with JMTF.
Earth Island does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, breasmeeding,
childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by state or federal laws, local law, or ordinance.
To apply, please send a cover letter summarizing your qualiﬁcations for the role and what makes you excited about the position, along with a resume
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