Development Coordinator

The Nature Conservancy

Chicago, Illinois

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details The starting salary range for this position is $27.65 - $29.38 per hour.
Deadline Jun 09, 2023


Chicago, Illinois, USA


Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. We’re looking for someone who is passionate, motivated, and communicative to support an array of fundraising activities. Come join TNC and apply today!


The Coordinator will be responsible for performing multiple administrative functions related to Development operations. These shall include several special projects that are long-term and directly serve the annual operating vision of the development team, including but not limited to operations that increase donor activity, tracking, research and stewardship. They also will at times be responsible for scheduling and coordinating logistics for special events and/or meetings, purchasing, sorting and distributing mail/email, answering phones, organizing and maintaining files, maintaining equipment, and working with vendors.

In addition, the Coordinator may perform Information Systems, and Finance administrative tasks as they relate to fundraising, including processing forms, preparing reports, and monitoring budgets. They will use available systems and resources to maintain, track, and research data, and to produce and review reports. They will apply established processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness and to document program procedures for reference by staff. They will coordinate activities with multiple variables, set realistic deadlines and manage the timeline proactively in support of the Chief Development Officer. 


  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-year experience or equivalent combination.  
  • Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading.  
  • Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines. 
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.


The starting salary range for this position is $27.65 - $29.38 per hour.


To apply for job ID 53466, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on June 9, 2023. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

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 people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. 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 orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.

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Category Admin & Leadership, Land Trust