Associate Dir Development II

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The Nature Conservancy

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Seattle, WA, United States

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4 days ago

OFFICE LOCATION


Seattle, Washington, USA

WA201


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 Philanthropy II (ADoPII) works closely with the philanthropy team to plan, implement, and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including individual, corporate, and/or foundationdonors.The Associate Director of PhilanthropyII is responsible for managing a portfolio of up to 90 qualified donors,building strong relationships, and annually securing $2M+ in giving. They actively contribute toan inclusive and collaborative team culture, with focus on both fundraising results and a commitment to evolving best practices within the fundraising sector.They understand and apply complex principles of developing donor strategies. They will be responsible for direct asks to support both global and local priorities and 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 ADoPII provides opportunities for donors to deepen their relationship with the organizationand 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 describethe programs of the Conservancy in detailed terms and can confidently discuss legacy giving opportunities. The ADoPII 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 with some regularity and occasionally on short notice, and work longerand 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 who’s passionate about fundraising and business development to help convey TNC’s mission to diverse groups. You would be part of a team of philanthropy and development professionals who cultivaterelationships and gifts with our amazing donors. Come join us! The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation leader and one of the top fundraising charities in the United States.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Six years related experienceand a Bachelor’s degree,or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.
  • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $50,000 or more.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with cross-functional, collaborative and inclusiveteams, preferably in a large non-profit.
  • Experience working with fundraising principles and practices.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.

WHAT YOU'LL 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 1million members,over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of ourdiverse staff, we impact conservationthroughout 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 in the Culture Tabon nature.org/careers. We’re proud tooffer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job.

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.

SALARY INFORMATION


The estimated starting salary for this position is dependent on qualifications, experience, and location.

  • Salary range in Seattle, WA: $101,100 - $116,000 annually
  • Salary range in other Washington State locations: $84,000 - $105,000 annually

APPLY NOW


To apply for job ID #52206, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on October 3, 2022. 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.