Founded in 1951, 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. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit https://www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
Become a force for nature and healthy planet by joining our New York team! The Nature Conservancy is addressing the world’s most pressing conservation challenges with solutions that benefit people and nature. For more than 60 years, we’ve been working in NY to do just that! You can be a part of our mission, plus contribute to our exciting growth right here in the Empire state.
The Development Coordinator works on a variety of fundraising activities in support of approved tactics and provides administrative and/or program support for a busy and high-performing Development team in NYC. The Development Coordinator will report to the Deputy Director for Individual Giving.
We are looking for a self-starter who is also an eager and positive person to join our team. To be successful and happy in this position, the candidate needs to have the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time, the ability to provide top-notch customer service, and demonstrate flexibility. We appreciate collaborative approaches and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations.
The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes:
· Bachelor’s degree and 1-year experience or equivalent combination.
· Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading.
· Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.
· Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
· Experience working with databases and with social media platforms.
· Ability to analyze information for the purpose of preparing reports, coordinating efforts and solving problems.
· Ability to apply research skills.
· Ability to write and edit written materials for use with donor solicitations, member communications, and special events.
· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
· Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to our natural world. Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to fund that bigger vision and building long-term relationships with communities, government agencies and commercial businesses in order to conserve natural resources at a new scale.
With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to people and nature, working in wild places and in human settled areas including cities. Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to pursue our vision of a world where people and nature thrive together, and building long-term relationships with communities and community organizations, government agencies, and commercial businesses. We create partnerships to apply nature-based solutions to both climate change and the meeting of human needs while conserving natural resources at a new scale.
If you are interested in working to save the planet, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package then submit your cover letter and resume for position number 47526 by 11:59 pm ET on May 1, 2019. This position will be located in New York City, NY.
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 men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. 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 orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
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