Fund Development Researcher
Are you a skilled, strategic, and ambitious research professional who wants to play a vital role in enabling a future where nature and communities thrive together? If so, please read on!
We’re currently seeking a Fund Development Researcher to join our Partnership Development team. This position provides the tools and advisory support to our lead fundraisers, enabling them to deepen relationships with existing and new partners. This position will primarily lead the partnership development research function for four national initiatives, four geographic regions, and two emerging initiatives. Secondarily this position will develop and test a framework for development research to support projects on the Shared Platform. Reporting to the Director, Partnership Development, the Development Researcher will lead all facets of the research funnel, functioning as a strategic advisor to the fundraising staff, giving them the information and tools to succeed in their partnership development activities.
MakeWay is a national charity and public foundation with a goal to enable nature and communities to thrive together. We do this by building partnerships, providing solutions, grants, and services for the charitable sector across the country. We work with diverse funding partners ranging from public and private foundations to corporates, government, and more. You are craving the creative latitude to go above and beyond in your next role. In that case, you enjoy building things, and you thrive in complexity and ambiguity simultaneously; MakeWay might be the right home for you.