Director of Donor Engagement (TNC)

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 60 countries, all 50 United States, and 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 to learn more.

Want to help save the planet?  We are in the midst of the largest conservation campaign ever launched.  The Our World Campaign is a $7 billion global campaign of unprecedented scale to support a new vision for the planet: where people and nature thrive together

TNC is looking for a creative, bold, and visionary leader to deepen its relationship with its most valuable constituents: members, donors, and trustees. The Director of Donor Engagement will grow support for TNC’s mission through the key strategic pillars of the Donor Engagement Team: travel, events, storytelling, and community empowerment. This position leads a dynamic team to increase innovative approaches to reach new audiences and deepen engagement with current, new, and potential donors in support of TNC’s mission. The Director of Donor Engagement is responsible for growing and reimagining our portfolio of experiences, and executing them with excellence, to reach new supporters and expand TNC’s reach.

This opportunity is ideal for a highly-motivated, creative, and people-oriented leader interested in joining the world’s leading conservation organization.  We value collaborative approaches, diverse perspectives, and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations.

The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience managing, delegating, and supervising a multidisciplinary team.
  • 7+ years of relevant experiences.
  • Inclusive communication style including a demonstrated ability to collaborate with various stakeholders.
  • Experience leading and managing multiple projects and ensuring accountability.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience setting measures of success and accountability systems for excellent execution.
  • Multi-lingual skills and cross-cultural experiences.
  • Proven history of taking strategic risks and implementing program growth in keeping with agreed deadline.
  • Experience working in philanthropy, donor engagement, and/or alumni engagement.

Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to our natural world.  Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to fund that bigger vision, and build long-term relationships with communities, government agencies, and commercial businesses to conserve natural resources at a new scale.

To Apply:

Please visit to learn more. Submit your cover letter and resume for position number 47119 by 11:59 pm ET on December 31, 2018. This position is flexible on location.

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 diverse people of all genders, 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 orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law.

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