Location flexible with preference for New York City, San
Francisco, or London.
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation
organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which
all life depends. Guided by science, our teams create innovative,
on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that
nature and people can thrive together.
NatureVest, the impact investment unit of The Nature
Conservancy (TNC), aims to create and transact investable deals
that deliver conservation results and financial returns for
investors. To achieve our mission, we source and structure
investment products that support TNC’s global strategies, raise
capital for these investments, and share our knowledge and
experience with the investment and conservation communities.
NatureVest’s Investment Fundraising team, which consists of four
experienced professionals who focus on raising capital for
NatureVest’s work by engaging with external partners as well as
investors of all types. This team has helped to mobilize more than
US$1.3B in impact investment capital over the past seven years.
The Manager, Investment Fundraising, NatureVest
will provide mission-critical investment fundraising support to the
NatureVest team and external partners with whom NatureVest
collaborates on its deals. You will work closely with investors
themselves, TNC’s communications & marketing staff, internal
& external counsel, other relationships managers, and deal
partners to share NatureVest’s work, identify potential investors,
track conversations with prospects, and manage the overall
fundraising process for specific deals. In doing so, you will help
The Nature Conservancy achieve its conservation goals globally and
work across a range of asset classes (primarily private equity and
debt) and sectors (including climate-smart forestry, regenerative
agriculture and aquaculture, ecotourism, infrastructure, and more).
The Manager will report to the Senior Director, Investment
Fundraising, NatureVest. The position can be based anywhere TNC has
offices, with a strong preference for London, UK or New York,
The Manager will focus on fundraising for specific deals in the
NatureVest pipeline. You will be reaching out to prospective
investors when legally permissible, and you’ll be required to
create or utilize existing fundraising processes and tools to
manage and track multiple fundraises at a time. You will be working
across TNC’s extensive network of relationship managers to identify
potential investors and strategize on how best to share
NatureVest’s work to motivate an interest in investing. You will
also be collaborating with external investment partners, who will
be leading or assisting the fundraising process, depending on the
structure of the deal. You will also help negotiate NatureVest’s
position with these external partners in order to maximize
efficiency and results, and you will also provide market feedback
for deals in development.
Skills & Experience
- BA/BS degree and 5 years’ related experience in fundraising or
- Experience with tracking and implementing multiple fundraising
projects at one time.
- Experience creating or utilizing existing fundraising processes
and tools to manage and track multiple prospects.
- Experience using listening, diplomacy, and tact to build strong
relationships internally and externally.
- Experience developing and implementing complex projects and
strategic initiatives in an unstructured environment.
- Experience leading and managing large scale projects, including
working with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Experience building relationships with diverse audiences.
See full job description ( JOB ID 50315) and apply with resume
and cover letter, HERE.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed in the order
they are received, and the position will remain open until
Working with TNC
We encourage you to explore the many great reasons to join our
team, including our comprehensive benefits package. To learn more
about our benefits, click
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for more information.
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.
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individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job
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