Trustee and Philanthropy Relations Manager

The Nature Conservancy
Alaska, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 28, 2020
Jan 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 79 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.


Position Summary

The Trustee and Philanthropy Manager is responsible for the operations of the philanthropy team, including data management, gift processing, prospect tracking and coordinating donor stewardship. 60% of the Trustee and Philanthropy Relations Manager is dedicated to supporting the philanthropy team in this capacity. This role is also responsible (with 40%) for managing the Alaska Board of Trustees, assuring that TNC’s standards and best practices for Board effectiveness are consistently applied to develop and sustain an inclusive, well-functioning Board and committees. This entails coordinating board and committee meetings, working with leadership to guide agendas, ensuring implementation of good governance practices, as well as orientation of new board members. This position is based in Alaska. The starting salary is $60,300 depending on experience and location.


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience are appreciated.
  • Ability to implement complex processes.
  • Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results.
  • Demonstrated experience using diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate staff.
  • Experience coordinating projects.
  • Experience interpreting guidelines to achieve desired results.
  • Experience with database management.
  • Knowledge of current trends in the specific field.
  • Strong organization skills, accuracy, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Successful experience implementing strategic program goals.
  • Understanding of basic accounting practices.


How to Apply

To view the full position description and apply, please visit Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will close on January 13th at 11:59pm Eastern Time. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally – new positions are posted often!