Founded in 1984 and based in Washington, DC, Island Press’s mission is to provide the best ideas and information to those seeking to understand and protect the environment and create solutions to its complex problems. We elevate voices of change, shine a spotlight on crucial issues, and focus attention on sustainable solutions. As the nation’s foremost not‐for‐profit publisher of environmental books and other materials, we grow the awareness of and present science‐based solutions to the critical challenges of our times to the natural world, to the built environment, and to the health and well‐being of all.
As a key leadership team member, the Director of Development will be responsible for fundraising and development activities to forge new relationships that build Island Press’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. Through the solicitation of major gifts, federal and state grants, corporate, and foundation support they will establish and implement the infrastructure to support a budget with revenues of $4 to $5 million, including publishing and other activities. A successful Director of Development will strengthen and expand the fundraising capacity of the organization, year over year.
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