Careers at the National Park Foundation
Join our energetic, passionate team at the National Park Foundation. As the official charitable partner of America’s national parks, we help preserve, protect and promote our country’s most treasured places. Communicating about the parks, and fundraising to support them, is at the very center of our mission. Your work will make a direct and lasting impact on conservation, culture, preservation, recreation, education, stewardship, and volunteerism – preserving our national parks for centuries to come.
Current Job Listings
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Amid an eminently favorable organizational backdrop replete with an inspiring mission, ubiquitous brand affiliation, an ascendant track record of success, and forward-thinking, ambitious strategies for the future, NPF seeks candidates for the role of Chief Philanthropy Officer. S/he will serve as the lead executive responsible for maintaining and growing the Foundation’s base of individual and institutional support, while building a sustainable major and principal gifts-focused fundraising culture that is seamlessly integrated into the organization’s programmatic and external relations initiatives. The Chief Philanthropy Officer will be a student of modern philanthropy who has deep experience in applying industry best practices and driving data-informed, metrics-based major gifts fundraising, as well as a demonstrable passion for personally building and sustaining long-term, high-level donor relationships. To learn more about this position, click here.
Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships
The National Park Foundation seeks an experienced business development professional to fulfill the position of Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships. This position will be responsible for supporting and contributing to tasks and projects associated with recruitment of new corporate partners in support of the National Park Foundation. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. To learn more about this position, click here.
Account Manager, Corporate Partnerships
The National Park Foundation is currently recruiting for an Account Manager to oversee various corporate accounts and manage corporate partner relationships. This position is responsible for managing corporate relationships and partnership fulfillment with current corporate partners – from major promotional cause-marketing partners to licensing deals to event sponsors to restricted gifts – and supporting overall corporate fundraising efforts. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. To learn more about this position, click here.
Project Manager, Cultural Resources
The National Park Foundation is currently recruiting for a Project Manager to lead the organization's efforts to enable the National Park Service to tell the African-American story in America’s national parks. This position is responsible for guiding NPF’s grant making, digital story-telling, and strategic philanthropic investment in the National Park System and National Trails System, and fostering connections to cultural and historic treasures related to African-American history and culture. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. To learn more about this position, click here.
Administrative Assistant, Receptionist
The National Park Foundation is currently recruiting for an administrative assistant/receptionist who will be responsible for coordinating NPF’s communication center including answering telephones and greeting visitors. The administrative assistant/receptionist will provide general office coordination including, supply inventory, equipment maintenance records, special events and provide general support to HR special projects as needed. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. To learn more about this position, click here.
Major Gifts Officer
The Major Gifts Officer, Southwest is part of a growing team responsible for generating approximately $30M in significant individual gifts annually. The position based in Southern California will focus on cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual donors and family foundations primarily located in the Southwest of the United States including, but not limited to, Southern California and Texas. To learn more about this position, click here.
Coordinator, External Affairs
The National Park Foundation is seeking a Coordinator for our External Affairs team. This position will work collaboratively with all departments across the organization to support and facilitate communications, marketing and government relations plans for NPF including its programs, events, partnerships, public relations, and more. The Coordinator also provides department support including research, scheduling meetings, travel logistics, and calendar management. This fulltime position is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about this position, click here.
Specialist, Digital Content
The National Park Foundation is seeking an energetic, team-oriented individual with experience and skills in digital content management, writing, and editing for the web, and site management. This position is responsible for updating, maintaining, and testing content for the organization's multiple websites, as well as resolving any technical challenges in displaying content. The ideal candidate should have experience with content management software as well as with programming languages, i.e. HTML. Tasks require strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines. This full-time position is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about this position, click here.
How to Apply
If you know you are the perfect candidate for one of these positions, we want to hear from you. Please refer to the full description of the position of interest for application details.
The National Park Foundation (NPF) provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other protected status as established by law.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws, NPF is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities who, despite such disabilities, can perform their jobs with or without reasonable accommodation. NPF will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation to employees and job applicants with known disabilities, to permit them to perform their jobs safely and efficiently.