Jobs & Internships

Development Manager

NYC Audubon's Development Manager guides the organization's Executive Director and Board in defining and implementing fund-raising objectives to develop roughly $1 million in contributed income annually. S/he is responsible for all aspects of foundation, corporate, government, and individual fundraising and donor stewardship, in addition to maintaining a robust membership program and launching a planned giving program. S/he manages cultivation, members-only, and special events, including the annual Fall Roost dinner-and-auction benefit. S/he is responsible for the creation of a wide range of written and printed materials, including grant proposals and reports, appeals and correspondence, and all event invitations. The position currently supervises one part-time direct report and interfaces with a variety of vendors and consultants. This is a growth position within a dynamic and growing organization.


The successful candidate will be an energetic professional with a minimum of 3 years of fund-raising experience, preferably within the five boroughs of New York City:
  • A generalist with familiarity in all aspects of basic fund-raising including experience with annual campaigns, membership services, proposal writing, prospecting and solicitation from individual, foundation, corporate and government agency sources.
  • An excellent communicator, especially in written form, with strong analytical abilities, and an aptitude for budgeting.
  • A highly organized and success-driven professional with a lively, perspicacious intellect who is able to complete work under deadline pressure, while simultaneously accomplishing multiple other projects.
  • A comfortable intra-city traveler with knowledge of the City’s geography and an interest in engaging with its diverse communities.
  • A colleague able to work harmoniously in a team-based organization within a close-quarters environment.
  • A flexible and adaptable staff partner able to adjust to the daily needs and activities of a small office and small organization.
  • Interest in environmental conservation and wild bird preservation is essential. A bachelor’s degree is required.


To Apply

Send résumé, proposal-writing sample, and cover letter to Kathryn Heintz, Executive Director, by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to New York City Audubon, 71 West 23rd Street, Suite 1523, New York, NY 10010. No phone calls, please!

November 19, 2014










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