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

Director, Planned Giving

The National Park Foundation seeks an experienced planned giving professional to lead a young, rapidly growing planned giving program and manage a portfolio of prospects and donors. The ideal candidate will bring broad fundraising experience to the Planned and Annual Giving department in addition to successful tactics to further grow the planned giving program. The Director must work well in a fast-paced work environment. Additionally, the Director must have a strong background in building relationships, motivating staff, working collaboratively with other fundraisers, and effectively communicating complex concepts both internally and externally. The candidate will be a strategic thinker who has developed and implemented large-scale fundraising efforts. To learn more about this position click here.

Manager, Donor Communications

The Manager, Donor Communications is a key member of the Strategic Services team within the Philanthropy division, working closely with fundraising, program, and external relations staff to support constituent-facing staff in creating and developing program and project documents, engaging fundraising proposals, impact reports related to donations, stewardship communications, and other written collateral in support of a comprehensive fundraising effort. Reporting to the Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship, the Manager also supports the Programs and Partnerships team, working to articulate program and project descriptions, objectives, and expected impacts. The Manager also ensures Philanthropy communications are consistent with NPF’s established theme, brand, design, content, and delivery guidelines. To learn more about this position click here.  

Coordinator, Donor Services

The Coordinator, Donor Services is one of two professional, friendly, and upbeat points of contact for National Park Foundation constituents and donors. An essential customer service role that is part of a 5-person team, the Coordinator sits within the larger Strategic Services department that supports a comprehensive and increasingly robust fundraising program. A part of the Philanthropy division, the Coordinator helps donors make gifts over the phone, updates communication preferences and contact information, provides answers to questions, resolves concerns, and connects to resources as appropriate. As one of the first points of contact with the organization through phone or email, the Coordinator creates a positive experience for constituents and manages requests as efficiently as possible. 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.

Equal Opportunity

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.