NV Associate Dir Development II

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The Nature Conservancy

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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27 days ago

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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

NV201

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 Associate Director of Development II (ADoD II) works closely with the development team in Nevada and across The Nature Conservancy to plan, implement, and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including corporate, foundation, and/or individual donors.

The Associate Director of Development II is responsible for managing a portfolio of qualified donors, qualifying donors through discovery, and building strong relationships. They understand and apply complex principles of developing donor strategies. They will be responsible for direct asks that support both global and local priorities to meet funding needs. They can discuss assets and listen for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands. The ADoD II provides opportunities for donors to receive recognition and increase future giving. They involve and engage appropriate partners in the field and at the Worldwide Office, keeping them apprised of interactions, issues and/or concerns, and address questions as needed. They can feature the programs of the Conservancy in detailed terms and can confidently discuss legacy giving opportunities. The ADoD II understands project budgets and may build proposal budgets utilizing this knowledge. They will develop a referral network as needed and may manage formal and/or informal networks of volunteers. They will be required to use the Conservancy’s donor database and may develop proposals. They will travel frequently and on short notice, work long and flexible hours as needed. The work environment may involve infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.

WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU


The Nature Conservancy is seeking an Associate Director of Development II in the Las Vegas area who is passionate about fundraising to help convey TNC’s mission to diverse groups. You would be part of a team of development and marketing professionals cultivating relationships and gifts with our amazing donors. We are looking for someone who knows the Las Vegas, Summerlin, Henderson and Southern Highlands communities to help us build our network of supporters.

You’ll be helping the Nevada Chapter to raise funds for our priorities of Resilient Lands, Resilient Waters, and Climate Action and you’ll help connect donors who want to make a difference to preserving the lands and waters on which all life depends find projects they care about around the world. We have wonderful teams to help support you as you educate and inform prospective and existing donors about appropriate giving vehicles including planned giving, sophisticated charitable giving vehicles and impact investment.

The Associate Director of Development II will not only work with the Nevada Chapter team but will have an opportunity to learn from colleagues across the organization and benefit from the network of fundraising and marketing professionals across the country and around the world. Our team is committed to professional development and to advancement opportunities. Come join us! The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation leader and one of the top fundraising charities in the United States.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents and in asking for and closing gifts of $50,000 or more.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors, and you will have experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience working with fundraising principles and practices and perhaps you have accomplished coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.

Desired Qualifications

  • Any multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience you may have.
  • Experience in designing and managing fundraising plans, including individualized cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans, and experience determining an individual’s interests, capacity and potential for helping the Conservancy meet its goals, tying donor interests with the Conservancy’s work.
  • Experience using listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.

WHAT WE BRING


Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become 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, we impact conservation throughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers. The salary range for this role is $88,000-$95,000 based on experience.

We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

AUTO SAFETY POLICY


This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with TNC’s Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." To learn more about the Auto Safety Program, visit https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/careers/recruitment/ under the FAQ section.

Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.

APPLY NOW


To apply for job ID 52781 submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on 2/10/2023. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.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.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

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.

An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.