Rural Investment to Protect our Environment (RIPE) is seeking a skilled fundraiser, development professional, and grant writer to play a critical role in managing and growing RIPE’s foundation grants portfolio, including research, grant writing and reporting, prospecting new opportunities for institutional support. This candidate should be a self-motivated, detail-oriented foundation-relations professional with experience in the climate, agriculture, and/or rural economic development funding landscape. We welcome applicants at various levels of experience— we are looking for the best candidate and have posted this position with room to lead and/or grow for the right person. If you are excited to use your expertise as part of a small but mighty team working to achieve ambitious U.S. climate and sustainable agriculture policy with bipartisan support, this is the opportunity for you.
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Priority will be given to applications received by Sept. 30. We are seeking to fill this position immediately and applications will be processed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Careers@RipeRoadmap.org. We respectfully request no follow-up calls or emails. In your cover letter please describe your experience and your interest in RIPE’s mission. Please include “Development Role” in the subject line.