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Associate Director of Development

Company name
The Nature Conservancy

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Madison, MS
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\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$0\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EOFFICE LOCATION\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$0\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$0\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003EMadison, Mississippi, USA\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EMS201\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$1\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EA LITTLE ABOUT US\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$1\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$1\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe 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 \u003Ca href=\http://www.nature.org\\u003Ewww.nature.org\u003C/a\u003E or follow @nature_press on Twitter.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe 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.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$2\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EYOUR POSITION WITH TNC\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$2\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$2\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe Associate Director of Development works closely with the development team to implement and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including corporate, foundation, and/or individual donors.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$3\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$3\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$3\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EThe Associate Director of Development is responsible for building a portfolio of qualified donors and developing relationships. They understand and apply the principles of developing donor strategies. They will be responsible for direct asks to both global and local priorities to meet funding needs. They listen for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands. The Associate Director of Development provides opportunities for donors to receive recognition and increase future giving. They involve appropriate partners in the field and staff at the Worldwide Office, keeping them apprised of interactions, issues or concerns, and direct questions as appropriate. They are capable of featuring the programs of the Conservancy in broad terms. They may be responsible for volunteer engagement within formal and/or informal networks. The Associate Director of Development will be required to use the Conservancy's donor database and may participate in the development of proposals. \u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$4\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003ERESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$4\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$4\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EAct independently and in supervisor's stead as needed, exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EDecisions may have program-wide impact and may bind the organization financially or legally.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EDemonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EEnsure compliance with TNC policies and procedures and external (donor/legal/IRS) requirements.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EFinancial responsibility includes working within a budget and meeting fundraising objectives.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EManage assigned projects, coordinating the work of peers and setting deadlines.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EMay manage or participate in complex or sensitive negotiations.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EMay supervise support or administrative staff.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EPersuasively convey the mission of TNC to diverse groups who are important to the organization's overall prosperity.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003ETravel frequently and on short notice, work long and flexible hours as needed.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EWork environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain. \u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EManage a portfolio of 75 - 125 donors, including donors with the capacity to give over $50,000, once the portfolio is developed. Annual fundraising goal of $500,000 or more, along with a goal for bequest notifications.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$5\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$5\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$5\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EBachelor's degree and 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination. \u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EExperience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EExperience in asking for and closing gifts of $25,000 or more. \u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EExperience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EExperience working with cross-functional teams.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EExperience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles and practices.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EDESIRED QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EMulti-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross cultural experience appreciated.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EAbility 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.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EAbility to educate and inform prospective and existing donors about appropriate giving vehicles.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EAbility to implement and manage fundraising plans, including individualized cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EKnowledge of current trends in the charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EDemonstrated experience using listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EProven ability to negotiate high profile or sensitive agreements.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli \u003E\u003Cspan\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EWorking knowledge of the basics of charitable gift planning.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$6\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EAUTO SAFETY POLICY\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$6\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$6\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThis position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered \high risk drivers.\ Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at \u003Ca href=\http://www.nature.org/careers\\u003Ewww.nature.org/careers\u003C/a\u003E.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003EEmployment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCR$7\\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EHOW TO APPLY\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cdiv id=\win0divHRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$7\\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\PSLONGEDITBOX\ id=\HRS_SCH_PSTDSC_DESCRLONG$7\ \u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cspan\u003ETo apply to position number 46518, 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 June 10, 2018.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EClick \submit\ to apply for the position or \save for later\ to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EIf you experience technical issues, please refer to our \u003Ca href=\http://www.nature.org/about-us/careers/external-applicant-userguide.pdf\\u003Eapplicant user guide\u003C/a\u003E or contact \u003Ca href=\mailto:applyhelp@tnc.org\\u003Eapplyhelp@tnc.org\u003C/a\u003E.\u003C/span\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EThe Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EOur 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.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cem\u003EThe successful applicant must meet the requirements of \u003C/em\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cem\u003EThe Nature Conservancy's background screening process.\u003C/em\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003C/div\u003E,datePosted:2018-05-16,employmentType:FULL_TIME,industry:Government,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:The Nature Conservancy},identifier:{@type:PropertyValue,name:The Nature Conservancy,value:46518},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressCountry:US,streetAddress:,addressLocality:Madison,addressRegion:MS,postalCode:39110}}}

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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

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