Gift Planning Administrative Assistant
The Nature Conservancy
Arlington, VA, United States
9 days ago
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Hybrid schedule at our Worldwide Office in Arlington, VA, USA.
WHO WE ARE
The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.
One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
The Gift Planning Administrative Assistant provides a full range of administrative and/or program support to gift planning staff.
The Gift Planning Administrative Assistant works with the Director of Bequests and Annuities, the Director of Gift Planning Fundraising and other staff to provide administrative support for Gift Planning Development team. Assigns high volume of gift planning inquiries received via web/email/mail for fundraiser follow-up. May occasionally assist answering basic donor questions. Frequent interaction with staff throughout development and with vendors and staff in other Conservancy offices. Tasks may include scheduling and managing logistics of meetings; preparing presentations and reports, general and gift correspondence, and other written materials; arranging travel; purchasing supplies; assisting with prospect research; and utilizing TNC’s constituent relationship management system (CRMS) database.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU
Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. We're looking for someone who is passionate, motivated, and communicative to support an array of fundraising activities. Come join TNC and apply today!
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
- Bachelor’s Degree plus 1-year experience or equivalent combination.
- Experience providing administrative support in an office.
- Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.
- Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
- Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading.
- Multi-lingual and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
- Experience analyzing available information for the purpose of preparing reports and solving problems.
- Experience providing administrative support including some or all of the following: phones/customer service, mail distribution, equipment maintenance, coordinating travel arrangements and meetings, organizing files or related activities.
- Experience working with databases, including managing and tracking data.
- Familiarity with standard business communications.
- Good “customer service” skills and focus.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
WHAT WE BRING
Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world!
TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.
We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.
To apply for job ID 52180, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 people 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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Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.