Membership Manager - Tenders Global

Membership Manager

Environmental Grantmakers Association

Environmental Grantmakers Association

Location: Virtual, New York, NY
Headquarters preferred
Salary: $80,000
Closing Date: January 21st, 2024

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Reporting to the Strategic Partnership Director, the Membership
Manager is responsible for managing relationship supporting tools
to advance EGA’s membership of 200+ foundations and giving
programs, building a network of peers dedicated to transformative
learning, mutual accountability, and courageous action. The
Membership Manager leads development and facilitation of
funder-to-funder collaboration tools and practices to help us
achieve our strategic framework while bringing in our Racial Equity
POV to all decisions. The Membership Manager is a relational
network weaver. They set the conditions and facilitate our dues
renewals, membership recruitment, and member engagement. The
Membership Manager will be instrumental in the continued growth of
the EGA community.

Key Responsibilities

Membership Services:

  • Alongside senior staff and EGA’s Board, develop and
    follow-through on annual goals and strategy for membership
    recruitment. This includes attracting a wide range of philanthropic
    organizations, including those who do not define themselves as
    environmentally focused, to take action on the developmental path
    towards greater equity and justice
  • Identify, and serve as first contact for, prospective members.
    Respond to inquiries on membership, guiding the membership
    application process from start to finish, and help Staff and Board
    to vet and accept members through a lens of racial equity and
  • Welcome newly accepted members and continually refine
    onboarding procedures.
  • Monitor and ensure quality of first-year engagement of new

Member Retention:

  • Connect and build relationships with and among EGA members;
    respond to daily inquiries from members related to engagement
  • Support EGA’s diverse membership, developing evaluation metrics
    and executing strategies for effective engagement in line with
    mission and our strategic framework.
  • Create opportunities for effective and proactive Board
    engagement with all members.

Related administrative and fiscal responsibilities

  • Manage invoicing, proposals, and timely collection of grants
    (both unrestricted and project-based) and dues revenue.
  • Work with the Comptroller to maintain organized revenue
    documentation and reporting.
  • Work with EGA’s Strategic Partnerships Director and CEO to set
    and follow annual goals around grant strategy.

Program Management and Partnerships:

  • Work alongside staff to develop and produce high level
    briefings and events, including main stage sessions, member action
    spaces, and receptions.
  • Facilitate member engagement efforts, including management of
    programming/fundraising related to addressing racial equity and
    systemic injustice.
  • Advance the interconnected fights for Global North
    accountability and Global South leadership through international
    partnerships and programs.

Qualifications and Experiences

The successful candidate should have the following experience
and qualifications:

  • Excellent written communications skills.
  • Relevant experience promoting environmental solutions and
  • Demonstrated respect for all people, and a practice moving
    internal systems and structures towards justice goals.
  • Deep experience building and supporting relationships of high
  • Experienced oral communicator.
  • Attention to detail. Extremely organized.
  • Self-starting.
  • At least 5 years of work experience is required.
  • Experience in content development, project management, and
    logistics coordination, preferably in a philanthropic or nonprofit
  • Demonstrated capacity to work well both independently and as a
    team are essential. Including supporting and building up the work
    of others.
  • Enjoys engaging with a wide range of people at in-person events
    and in online communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure in high profile
    situations, with patience and a sense of humor. Positively
    contributes to EGA’s organizational culture.
  • Experience maintaining high quality standards for online
    content, printed materials, and member and external
  • Curiosity about learning new processes and using
  • Ability to adapt and incorporate new ideas and innovative
  • Willingness to travel to EGA events, partner events, and
    in-person staff strategy meetings.

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