Associate Director of Development

The Nature Conservancy

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Position Summary

The Associate Director of Development I (ADoD I) designs, implements and coordinates multi-year strategies to engage gift prospects and steward established donors. Some work with corporate and foundation donors may be required, dependent on individual engagement strategies. Special projects may be assigned.

Desired Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
• Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with donors and prospects.
• Experience asking for and closing gifts of $100,000 or more.
• Experience managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
• Experience working with cross-functional teams.
• Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles and practices.
• Strong listening skills
• Knowledge of current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts, and planned giving.
• Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID# 47840 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST on August 12, 2019. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Areas of impact

  • Environment