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.
The Senior Associate Director of Philanthropy works closely with
the Director of Philanthropy to manage the Washington program’s
fundraising team and its cross-functional work within The Nature
Conservancy to secure $12M-$20M per year in philanthropic resources
for our mission. They are responsible for supervising and
overseeing many aspects of the front-line fundraiser team, leading
multi-year strategies for developing the portfolio of emerging
major donor prospects and securing 6-and 7-figure commitments from
individuals and foundations. Through direct donor work they
individually yield $2M or more per year in contributions for The
Nature Conservancy in addition to supporting the fundraising
efforts of trustees and staff. The location
is flexible within the state of Washington.
The estimated starting salary is dependent on qualifications,
experience and location:
- Seattle: $121,300 - $139,000 annually
- Other Washington State locations: $100,700 - $122,000
Skills & Experience
In your resume and cover letter, please address how you
meet the following minimum qualifications and preferred
- Bachelor’s degree plus 7 years related
experience OR equivalent
combination of education and experience.
- Experience managing staff, including coaching for goal
achievement and professional growth.
- Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships
with diverse constituents (including major donors and
- Experience in cultivating and closing major or planned gifts of
$100,000 or more.
- Experience in working in partnership with trustees or board
- Experience, coursework or other training in current and
evolving trends in charitable giving, particularly in the area of
major gifts, planned giving and evolving philanthropic
To apply for job ID #50553, submit your
materials online by February 21,
2022 using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help
applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact email@example.com.
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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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