Donor Relations Manager (Loyal Donor Officer)

The Nature Conservancy
California, United States
Competitive Salary
Mar 12, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About this Position

The world’s premier conservation organization, The Nature Conservancy, seeks a Donor Relations Manager (DRM), also known as a Loyal Donor Officer, to conduct outreach, cultivate, solicit and steward 35,000+ identified, non-managed loyal donors in California. The California Chapter is the largest and among the most innovative within the organization, with over 200 employees and $625 million in assets. California is known for its unique solutions to today’s pressing environmental challenges, and, as a center of innovation and science, has been able to develop solutions that can be replicated across the country and globally.

The DRM conducts exploratory meetings with loyal donors for identifying and asking for bequest commitments, qualifying giving potential, and acts as team member when more complex gifts are possible. The DRM is responsible for thanking and cultivating the loyal donor pool in California, as well as stewarding loyal donors through meetings, trips, events, and other activities. Our ideal candidate has a BA/BS degree and at least 3 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination. The most successful candidate will have a proven ability to build relationships with loyal donors in the first meeting, and an appetite for learning and engaging in innovative ideas and strategies to achieve desired outcomes. We’re also looking for someone who owns a passion for Nature, is a whiz at generating and analyzing reports, and is insatiably curious and talented in storytelling.

Position can be located in Los Angeles, CA (preferred) or San Diego, CA offices.

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We encourage you to explore the many great reasons to join our team, including our comprehensive benefits package that includes 12 days of sick leave, 10 days of PTO to start, 40 days of paid parental leave, developmental opportunities, and more. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

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Deadline: April 9, 8:59 pm PST.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultures. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law. The Nature Conservancy is also a “big tent” organization. We believe that all people benefit from conservation and that the cause should be inclusive of everyone regardless of their political persuasion. We work hard to make conservation a non-partisan issue through partnerships with stakeholders, elected officials, and industries that span the political spectrum.


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