Associate Director of Development II

The Nature Conservancy

Los Angeles, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Competitive
Deadline Feb 15, 2021
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

The Nature Conservancy is searching for a collaborative, strategic, and driven individual to join its team of major gift fundraisers (Associate Director of Development) based out of Los Angeles.  The Associate Director of Development will be responsible for managing a portfolio of ~100 qualified individual donors and building strong relationships that result in new and increased philanthropic investments in the Conservancy. Working alongside a world-class development team across the state, the Associate Director will engage the collective donor community that spans from Los Angeles County to San Luis Obispo. Additionally, the Associate Director will collaborate with our program staff as well as senior leadership in the chapter and across the global organization to elevate funding opportunities that are centered on donor interests. Applying the complex principles of donor development, the Associate Director will be responsible for direct solicitations to fund both global and state priorities; they will be able to facilitate gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts; and they will provide opportunities for donors to receive meaningful recognition and stewardship that may inspire increased future giving.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultures. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law.  The Nature Conservancy is also a “big tent” organization. We believe that all people benefit from conservation and that the cause should be inclusive of everyone regardless of their political persuasion. We work hard to make conservation a non-partisan issue through partnerships with stakeholders, elected officials, and industries that span the political spectrum.

See our TNC Values Statement here for more information.

We encourage you to explore the many great reasons to join our team, including our comprehensive benefits package that includes 12 days of sick leave, 10 days of PTO to start, 40 days of paid parental leave, developmental opportunities, and more. To learn more about our benefits, click here.


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Associate Director II: Job link (job ID 49292)

Deadline: February 15, 2021 at  8:59 pm PST.

For more information please contact Amber Mello, Talent Manager or Jennifer Lee, Talent Coordinator

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