If you enjoy working with people and care about animals and the environment, Bay Ecotarium might be the right place for you to work. Bay Ecotarium is an equal opportunity non-profit employer seeking several roles. To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send a cover letter mentioning the job title for which you are applying, along with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or the email address listed with the job description.
Guest Services Associate
As a member of the Guest Services team, the primary role of the Guest Services Sales Associate is to be the first point of contact for Aquarium of the Bay. Guest Services Sales Associates will interact with guests and provide exceptional customer service in the areas of ticket sales, promotions, the gift store and operations. Additionally, the Guest Services Sales Associate has a direct impact and responsibility for revenue generation
- This is a full-time, non-exempt position
- Evening, weekend and holidays are required
- Shifts are scheduled based on operation hours and may change as deemed necessary for business purposes.
- During non-seasonal operating hours, Associate must be available for shifts scheduled between the hours of 8am and 7pm
- During extended seasonal operating hours, Associate must be available for shifts scheduled between the hours of 7am and 9pm
- Other shifts may be scheduled based on the needs of the operations
Full job description Guest Services Associate, click here.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com, subject: Guest Services Associate.
Institutional Giving Officer
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Institutional Giving Officer is responsible for raising financial support from institutional funders requiring proposals, both for unrestricted and restricted revenue. The candidate should have a proven track record in producing successful grant proposals, excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to work in an innovative work environment.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Identify, cultivate, solicit, and secure funding from a growing portfolio of institutional funders including foundations, state and federal sources, corporations and individual donors.
- Set and achieve specific fundraising goals for all 5 divisions of bay.org including programs of The Bay Institute, the Eco Center, the Sea Lion Center and Aquarium of the Bay.
- Write proposals, reports, letters of inquiry, briefing materials for meetings and site visits, internal memos, and other documents.
- Work with Director to conceptualize, develop, and implement strategies and craft pitches to fit funders’ goals and requirements. Work with colleagues throughout the organization to gather information and data for proposals and reports, and develop content for proposals and program budgets.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with funders.
- Identify new potential funders including foundations, state and federal sources, corporate and individual funders to grown the institutional giving pipeline.
- Plan and lead funder meetings and special events, engaging other staff and board members as needed.
- Manage and oversee grant revenue status; work closely with the finance team to assure accuracy.
- Work with Development Director to create annual institutional funding plan and set fundraising goals for programs of bay.org
- Support activities that encompass the entire Development team, including event support.
- Other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
- Proven grant writing abilities of $100K or more with 3+ years of experience in positions with progressively increasing responsibility
- Familiarity working with foundations, state and federal funders, as well as corporate and individual donors
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple time-driven deadlines
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, advanced degree desirable
- Track record of identifying and cultivating institutional funders
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to communicate technical complexities with clarity and simplicity
- Energetic go-getter who is a quick learner, resourceful, flexible, and can thrive in an innovative, dynamic, nonprofit environment
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Specific knowledge of PC-based computers with expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Expertise in donor database management systems a plus
- Willingness and ability to travel, some weekends and evenings required
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Director, Laura Canaya at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Institutional Giving Officer” in the subject line. Please include a writing sample and a portfolio of awarded grants.