Senior Director of Institutional Giving at the National Trust for Historic Preservation

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the search for a Senior Director of Institutional Giving.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Senior Director of Institutional Giving will increase support for the National Trust for Historic Preservation by promoting and securing philanthropic support from institutional donors, which include foundations, corporations and government agencies. The Senior Director will have primary and strategic responsibility for all aspects of a $5-10 million institutional giving program and will be primarily responsible for high-level relationships with institutional donors and prospects, leading these efforts with the commitment and participation of the National Trust. staff and volunteers. The Senior Director will be a member of the organization’s frontline fundraising team. To ensure sustainable program growth, the Senior Director will partner with colleagues in the department to develop both contacts with potential donors and the infrastructure necessary to support this growth. Thus, the Senior Director will balance outreach and potential contacts with necessary internal contacts, marketing, proposal development, systems development and other infrastructure builds.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has led the movement to save historic places in America for more than 70 years. The National Trust’s programmatic work focuses on four key priorities: saving America’s historic sites; telling the whole American story; building stronger communities; and investing in the future of preservation. This valuable work is funded by passionate supporters who believe in the National Trust’s mission to save our past and enrich our future. Governed by a Board of Trustees made up of nationally recognized volunteer leaders in business, finance, marketing, planning and conservation, the work of the National Trust is guided by five guiding values : diversity and inclusion, collaboration, innovation, integrity, and making a difference.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a private, nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1949 by charter from Congress to support the preservation of historic buildings, sites, and heritage. The National Trust ensures that all Americans see their history in its historic places. By telling the whole story of America, the contributions of women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community and all that has shaped this nation are highlighted. The National Trust works within communities nationwide to help residents understand the history of their community and to demonstrate how the preservation and re-use of existing properties can create economic development. Through a powerful suite of funding, networking, research and expertise, the National Trust’s passion is to create a community of champions to successfully uphold a shared past and secure the future of the preservation movement. The National Trust defends historical tax credits; provides funding for research into the economic, environmental and community benefits of saving historic places; and brings together preservation experts with community historians to bring about lasting change.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation values, respects and supports the diverse views and contributions of its colleagues and partners. He is at his best when he supports diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. The National Trust strives to use differences to fuel its creativity and have a positive impact on its work, culture, practices and relationships.

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant experience is required for this position, along with at least 10 years of experience in budgeting, staffing, managing a department, supervising professionals and leading teams to generate high quality results. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Cover letters should address the mission of the National Trust for Historic Preservation as well as the responsibilities and qualifications presented in the prospectus.

The salary for this position is $135,000 per year.

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