The Nature Conservancy Development Coordinator in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

OFFICE LOCATION

Conshohocken, PA PA201

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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the Nature Conservancy seeks a knowledgeable and energetic professional for the position of Development Coordinator - become a force for nature and a healthy planet by joining our team!

The Pennsylvania Chapter is known in the Conservancy and beyond as a leader in innovative, effective strategies that benefit both people and nature at a scale that matters. Our past successes include protecting over 88,000 acres of key habitat and helping to restore natural, healthy flows to Pennsylvania’s three great river systems. The Development Coordinator, based in Conshohocken, PA, will work as part of an effective team on a variety of fundraising activities and will provide administrative support for the Pennsylvania Chapter’s programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for various activities, including drafting correspondence and acknowledgements, assisting donors with asset transfer, processing and recording gifts, planning logistics of meetings, and assisting with the planning of special events for prospects and donors. They may provide program information to prospects and donors, assist with writing development publications and proposals, and donor research. The Coordinator uses the available fundraising management system to produce donor reports, perform analysis and research, and track prospects and donors. They will apply established processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness. The Coordinator may have substantial contact with staff, trustees, donors, legal and financial professionals. They will provide other staff with information they need to make decisions and solve problems. They will perform administrative and office management functions.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Does not supervise any staff, but may supervise volunteers, interns, or temporary staff.
  • Duties are performed under general supervision and established guidelines.
  • Financial responsibility may include working within a budget, purchasing, processing invoices, contracting with vendors, and assisting with budget tracking.
  • Refers difficult questions and unusual problems to supervisor.
  • Serve as a team member for assigned projects.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.
  • Work occasional weekends and overtime, as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross cultural experience appreciated.
  • Ability to analyze information for the purpose of preparing reports, coordinating efforts and solving problems.
  • Ability to apply research skills.
  • Ability to write and edit written materials for use with donor solicitations, member communications, and special events.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles & practices.
  • Experience working with databases, including managing and tracking data.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and results and service oriented.
  • Ability to take initiative, set priorities, and to be flexible.
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Adobe Acrobat.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to position number 45528, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017.

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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 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.*

Job Title: Development Coordinator

Location: Pennsylvania

Job ID: 45528

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time