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The Nature Conservancy Development Coordinator(50457) in Keene Valley, New York


Location is negotiable. Lander, Wyoming preferred.



Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We're rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we'll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it's career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there's lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Although you'll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.


The Development Coordinator works on a variety of fundraising activities in support of approved tactics and provides administrative and/or program support to the Wyoming Chapter.


The Development Coordinator may 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. The Coordinator uses the available fundraising management system to produce donor reports and perform analysis and research. They apply established processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness. The Coordinator may have substantial contact with staff, donors, legal and financial professionals. They will provide other staff with information they need to make decisions and solve problems. They will perform administrative functions as required, including but not limited to, processing accounts payable, organizing and maintaining the electronic and paper files, and assisting with mailings.


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 overtime as needed.


Bachelor's degree and 1-year experience or equivalent combination.
Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.
Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
Experience working with databases.
Experience in Microsoft Excel.

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 managing data, tracking data, and pulling reports in databases.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.


To apply for job ID 50457, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at by 11:59 PM EST on October 31, 2021. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact

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.

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