With world attention on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. By focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We are one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of approximately 630 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We operate in 22 geographies with unique projects running across four programs. You will be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and results are a way of life.
The Institutional Giving Writer will work with the rapidly growing IG team to prepare proposals, reports, briefings, letters of inquiry and other written materials to cultivate and secure funding from foundations and government funders for EDF's programs.
This new position is part of the Institutional Giving team within EDF's Development Department. The Development Department raises 90% of EDF's $200M+ budget annually; the Institutional Giving team is responsible for raising about half of the department's revenue. This position location is flexible, preferably in EDF's New York or Washington DC office.
The IG Writer reports to the Associate Director of Institutional Giving.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.