Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can
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The Donor Communications Manager will lead the development and
production of communications materials to engage, solicit and
steward existing and prospective donors to the Wyoming Business
Unit in cooperation with fundraisers and conservation staff. They
will work closely with Wyoming program staff and fundraisers to
identify fundable priority work, grant-funding opportunities,
ensure compliance to funding intent, and will manage our chapter’s
private grants process. Duties will include writing, editing and
formatting letters of inquiry, appeals, acknowledgements,
proposals, reports, fact sheets and marketing materials. They must
be able to make a strong case for the Conservancy’s conservation
strategies and program/project work and must develop and
demonstrate a deep understanding of the Conservancy’s key
audiences. They must be able to lead project management, handle
multiple projects simultaneously, and be responsive to deadlines
and tight timetables.
The Donor Communications Manager will maintain direct and
regular contact with Wyoming Business Unit staff to keep up to date
on projects and gather donor-friendly information for
communications and proposals. Other responsibilities may include
collecting news updates; producing multi-media items (e.g.,
presentations, slideshows); providing content for donor visits and
field trips; and supporting website, email, and social media
The Donor Communications Manager will be part of the Wyoming
development team, reporting to the Director of Development and
working closely with the marketing team. They will help achieve the
strategic priorities of the Wyoming Development Team by
collaborating closely with other team members and maintaining
current, expert knowledge of donor communications tools and
practices. They will manage complex, high-profile communications
projects, mentor other donor communications professionals, and
serve as a resource to the team and other fundraising
professionals. They may coordinate the work of and/or support
Location for the position is flexible within Wyoming,
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Skills & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience or equivalent
- Experience with business writing, editing, and
- Experience coordinating projects.
- Experience generating reports, and analyzing and interpreting
- Experience with current technology in relevant field.
- Experience working across departments.
- Experience, coursework, or other training in principles and
practices of relevant field.
- Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural
- Ability to write, edit and design written materials for use
with donor solicitations, grant proposals, reports, member
communications, and events.
- Experience in graphic design.
- Experience in interviewing, researching and compiling
information from many sources.
- Ability to implement complex processes.
- Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired
- Demonstrated experience using diplomacy and tact to build
strong relationships and motivate staff.
- Experience interpreting guidelines to achieve desired
- Experience with database management.
- Knowledge of current trends in the specific field.
- Acute attention to detail, accuracy and ability to manage
- Successful experience implementing strategic program
To apply for job ID 50845, submit your materials online by using
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Deadline: Applications will be collected online by using the
Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/
by 11:59 PM EST on February 9, 2022.
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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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