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Native Americans in Philanthropy is dedicated to increasing and nurturing Indigenous representation in the philanthropic sector. With that in mind, the opportunities on our Job Board fit one of the following criteria:    

  1. The position is within a philanthropic or nonprofit organization 
  2. The position itself is philanthropic in nature and/or focuses on roles essential to or valued by the philanthropic sector i.e. fundraising, grantmaking, gift processing or development, donor relations, nonprofit management and/or administration, social justice, equity, conservation, etc.  

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Loyal Donor Officer

The Nature Conservancy Colorado $80,000-$100,000
Fundraising/Development Full Time

Job Details

Who We Are:

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube  or on Glassdoor.  


Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”


What We Can Achieve Together:

The Gift Planning Fundraising team is seeking an energetic and engaged professional based in Colorado or Arizona, to serve as Loyal Donor Officer. This position will support a multi-state geography and works closely with fundraising staff to secure deferred gift commitments, steward our most loyal supporters, uncover major gift potential. Our ideal candidate will work well in a fast-paced environment, have experience working with clients or donors, and has exceptional attention to detail. The Loyal Donor Officer will apply knowledge of our local, regional, and global conservation projects to their donor-centric approach to cultivation and solicitation of loyal donors. To be successful and happy in this position, candidates should have a strong interest in working with donors, an interest in learning about our organization’s conservation priorities and planned giving, and be available for occasional overnight travel. We value collaborative approaches, diverse perspectives, and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations.


We’re Looking for You:

Want to help save the planet? One quarter of The Nature Conservancy’s funding comes from supporters who have named our organization a beneficiary of their estate plans. Many long-time donors make a gift in their will or trust to their favorite charities to ensure that the work they believe in will continue beyond their lifetime. The Conservancy considers these donors an important part of our “family” and invests the funds from these gifts in critical work to conserve lands and waters around the world for future generations. Join our initiative to build a meaningful stewardship and cultivation program for our loyal donors and help raise even more of these gifts critical to our conservation mission. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is highly motivated, loves interacting with diverse constituencies and supporters, and is interested in joining the world’s leading conservation organization.


What You’ll Bring:

  1. Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
  2. Experience building relationships with donors, volunteers, clients, foundations, vendors, and/or staff.
  3. Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects, donors, and/or clients.
  4. Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  5. Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles and practices.
  6. Valid driver’s license.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
  2. Ability to determine an individual’s interests, capacity, and potential for helping the Conservancy meet its goals, and act appropriately to tie those interests with the Conservancy’s work.
  3. Ability to educate and inform prospective and existing donors about appropriate giving vehicles.
  4. Ability to implement and manage fundraising plans, including individualized cultivation, solicitation, and recognition plans.
  5. Demonstrated experience using listening, diplomacy, and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.
  6. Strong negotiating and organizational skills.
  7. Working knowledge of the basics of charitable gift planning.



What We 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 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout 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 at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.


We’re proud to offer 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.

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