Donor Communications Officer

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



San Francisco
United States


Location - Flexible within California. (San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, San Diego, Ventura, Chico.)

About Us

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Since our founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 120 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide — and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. We have more than 1 million members and dedicated staff working in all 50 United States and more than 72 countries around the world — we are everywhere you want to be!

Position Summary

The Donor Communications Officer is part of the Donor Communications Team for the California Chapter. This role is responsible for writing and editing communications for our major donor audience, with a special focus on foundations and corporate donors. The Donor Communications Officer interviews conservation staff and scientists to find compelling stories about our work in order to produce development and stewardship materials, including grant proposals, reports, letters of intent, memorandums of understanding, case statements, and concept papers.

Desired Skills & Experience

• Experience implementing and measuring communication and engagement plans/strategies.

• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

• Experience with fundraising writing and/or journalism.

• Familiarity with communication technologies and best practices.

• Familiarity with design software, like InDesign.

• Experience leading or managing projects.

• Demonstrated experience using diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate internal and external constituents.

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# 46843 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST on September 23, 2018.The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.