Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can
believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends
on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative,
on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that
we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.
We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which
includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People,
Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission
by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the
communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development,
work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons
to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work
environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a
sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our
mission are valued.
Although you’ll see requirements in our postings, we recognize
that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job.
Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to
advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.
Want to help save the planet? One quarter of The Nature
Conservancy’s funding comes from supporters who have named our
organization a beneficiary of their estate plans. Many long-time
donors make a gift in their will or trust to their favorite
charities to ensure that the work they believe in will continue
beyond their lifetime. The Conservancy considers these donors an
important part of our “family” and invests the funds from these
gifts in critical work to conserve lands and waters around the
world for future generations. Join our initiative to build a
meaningful stewardship and cultivation program for our loyal donors
and help raise even more of these gifts critical to our
conservation mission. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is
highly motivated, loves interacting with diverse constituencies and
supporters, and is interested in joining the world’s leading
The Loyal Donor Program is seeking an energetic and dedicated
professional based in the DC Metro Area to serve as Loyal Donor
Officer in a number of Mid-Atlantic states. This position works
closely with fundraising staff to secure bequest notifications,
steward our most loyal supporters, and uncover major and planned
gift potential. Our ideal candidate will work well in a fast-paced
and high-volume environment, have experience working with clients
or donors, and has exceptional attention to detail. The Loyal Donor
Officer will apply knowledge of our local, regional, and global
conservation projects to their donor-centric approach to
cultivation and solicitation of loyal donors. To be successful and
happy in this position, candidates should have a strong interest in
working with donors, an interest in learning about our
organization’s conservation priorities and planned giving, and be
available to travel. We value collaborative approaches, diverse
perspectives, and encourage innovative ideas and
Skills & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an
- Experience building relationships with donors, volunteers,
clients, foundations, vendors, and/or staff.
- Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects, donors,
- Experience working with cross-functional teams.
- Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising
principles and practices.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural
- Ability to determine an individual’s interests, capacity, and
potential for helping the Conservancy meet its goals, and act
appropriately to tie those interests with the Conservancy’s
- Ability to educate and inform prospective and existing donors
about appropriate giving vehicles.
- Ability to implement and manage fundraising plans, including
individualized cultivation, solicitation, and recognition
- Demonstrated experience using listening, diplomacy, and tact to
build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.
- Strong negotiating and organizational skills.
- Working knowledge of the basics of charitable gift
To apply for job ID 50223, submit your materials online by using
the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59
PM EST on September 17, 2021. Need help applying? Visit
our recruitment page
or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 culture. 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 orientation, gender identity, military,
protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military
Skills Translator to match your military experience with
our current job openings!
TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified
individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job
application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due
to a disability, please send a note to email@example.com with Request
for Accommodation in the subject line.