Philanthropy Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



United States


A Little About Us


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 or follow @nature_press on Twitter.


Position Summary


The Development Coordinator will be responsible for various activities, including drafting correspondence and acknowledgements, assisting donors with asset transfer, processing and recording gifts, planning logistics of meetings, and managing and updating donor information. They may provide program information to prospects and donors, assist with writing development publications and proposals, support philanthropy team members with donor information and research, and perform donor research and stewardship. The Coordinator uses the available fundraising management system to produce donor reports, perform analysis and research, remind colleagues of upcoming moves, and track prospects and donors and update their plans. They apply established processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness. The Coordinator may have substantial contact with staff, donors, legal and financial professionals. They will provide other staff with information they need to make decisions and solve problems. They will perform administrative functions as required.



Desired Skills & Experience


·  Bachelor’s degree and 1-year experience or equivalent combination.

·  Experience working with databases, including managing and tracking data.

·  Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.

·  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.

·  Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles & practices.

·  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.


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# 46854 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST September 28, 2018. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.