Loyal Donor Officer

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



Los Angeles
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 www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Position Summary

The Loyal Donor Officer is a member of the Loyal Giving Program Team and is responsible for the ongoing cultivation, bequest solicitation and essential stewardship of California’s 33,000+ identified, non-managed loyal donors. S/he conducts exploratory meetings with donors for the purposes of recognizing their loyalty to The Nature Conservancy, identifying giving potential and asking for bequest commitments. S/he keeps a portfolio of gift planning bequest prospects for future solicitation. The Philanthropy Officer creates ongoing opportunities for contact with current loyal donors to develop meaningful relationships through group activities such as meetings, luncheons, and field trips. S/he will have a goal of 30 new bequest intentions per year and $600,000 in bequest substantiations. This position can be located in San Diego or Los Angeles office.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience or equivalent combination. 
  • Experience building relationships with donors, volunteers, and staff.
  • Experience generating reports, and organizing, analyzing and interpreting the data.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working across departments.
  • 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 www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID#46939 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST October 31, 2018.  

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.