Philanthropy Coordinator (TNC)

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard.  Founded in 1951, our mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.  One of our core values is our commitment to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.  Visit to learn more.

Become a force for nature and a healthy planet by joining the Maryland/DC Chapter’s Philanthropy Team!  This position will play an essential role in providing a variety of administrative tasks that directly support the Director of Philanthropy and the team’s cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors and prospects.

We are looking for a capable individual to produce and coordinate donor appeals; prepare donor correspondence; provide membership services/program information to members and donors making inquiries to the MD/DC Chapter; process and acknowledge private contributions; compile fundraising reports; maintain philanthropy files; assist with management of the donor database; prepare donor recognition and mailing lists; may assist with coordination and execution of special events, field trips and meetings; assist with writing philanthropy publications, proposals, and reports; assist with donor research as needed; support the Director of Philanthropy as assigned with travel arrangements, expense reporting and CRM database entry; and assist with other administrative tasks, including office-wide administrative support and phone coverage, as needed.  The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes:

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.
  • Experience working with databases and MS Office.

With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to people and nature, working in wild places and in human settled areas including cities.  Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to pursue our vision of a world where people and nature thrive together, and building long-term relationships with communities and community organizations, government agencies, and commercial businesses. We create partnerships to apply nature based solutions to both climate change and the meeting of human needs while conserving natural resources at a new scale.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working to save the planet, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package, visit for more information and submit your cover letter and resume for position number 46563 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, July 2nd, 2018.

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 all genders, 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.

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