Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking a Director of Donor Relations - Volunteer Leadership to join our Advancement department. Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement and Chief Marketing Officer and the Chief Development Officer, this position will manage activities/functions of volunteer groups at Woods Hole Oceanographic, including the Corporation, Life Trustees, Board of Trustees’ Advancement Committee, regional chapters, and President’s Council. Primary responsibilities include communication with volunteer leaders, planning and execution of meetings and events, preparation of related materials, management of nominating processes, and member cultivation and stewardship.
This position works closely with the multiple partners across the Advancement Team, members of the Communications Team, and the Director’s office. The diverse functions of this position require the ability to juggle competing priorities, initiative, proactive problem-solving and a high level of diplomacy. Flexibility, discretion and confidentiality are required.
WHOI is seeking a highly detailed, articulate, and poised professional who thrives as a self-starter. Excellent written and spoken communications skills as well as a strong customer service mentality are a must. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.
This position is mostly sedentary, and works with and around others as well as working alone at times. We welcome all to apply to this position.