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The Associate Director of Development I
(ADoD I) works closely with the development team to implement and
coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift
prospects from individual donors and family foundations.
They are responsible for building a portfolio of qualified
donors and developing relationships. The Associate Director
understand and apply the principles of developing donor strategies.
They will be responsible for direct asks to both global and local
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 ADoD I provides opportunities for donors to
receive recognition and increase future giving. They involve
appropriate partners in the field 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 ADoD I will be required to use the Conservancy’s
donor database and may participate in the development of
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 major gifts.
- Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and
- Experience working with cross-functional teams.
- Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising
principles and practices.
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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,
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