Associate Director of Development I

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



United States


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.

Become a force for nature and a healthy planet by joining the Georgia team. The work of this position will help conserve critical lands, secure clean and abundant water, and plan for a stronger coast and healthier ocean. This position fundraises major gifts for the Georgia chapter and the larger Conservancy organization (representing North American and global priorities). 

We are looking for a team player who can work closely with the development team to plan, implement, and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for potential and current donors, including corporations, foundations, and individuals. This position is a member of the Georgia development team and reports to the director of development. The successful candidate will manage and grow a donor portfolio over the course of a three-year comprehensive campaign for The Nature Conservancy in Georgia. We appreciate collaborative approaches and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations. 

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.
  • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $25,000 or more.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles and practices.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID# 46816 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST September 14, 2018.