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The Associate Director of Philanthropy (ADOP) works closely with
the development team to implement and coordinate effective
multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including
corporate, foundation, and/or individual donors.
The ADOP is responsible for building a portfolio of qualified
donors and developing relationships. They understand and apply the
principles of developing donor strategies. They will be responsible
for direct asks for both local and global priorities to meet
funding needs. They listen for opportunities for gifts of assets or
other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands. The
ADOP provides opportunities for donors to receive recognition and
increase future giving. They involve appropriate partners in the
chapter, other chapters and staff at the Worldwide Office, keeping
them apprised of interactions, issues or concerns, and direct
questions as appropriate. They are capable of featuring the
programs of the Conservancy in broad terms. They may be responsible
for volunteer engagement within formal and/or informal networks.
The ADOP will be required to use the Conservancy’s donor database
and will develop donor proposals and reports.
The salary range for this position is $80,000-$95,000 annually
in addition to a robust benefits package.
Skills & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an
- Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships
with fundraising constituents.
- Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $25,000 or
- Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and
- Experience working with cross-functional teams.
- Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising
principles and practices.
How to Apply
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Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received
and the position will remain open until filled. If you
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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