Development Coordinator position opening

Posted: 10/08/2021

JOB TITLE  Development Coordinator
JOB FAMILY  Development
DATE October 2021
The location for this position is Lander, Wyoming, although location is flexible until our offices reopen [expected January 2022].

Founded in 1951, the 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. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably, and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
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. Location is negotiable. Lander, Wyoming preferred.
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.

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 with diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultures. 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.
--Builds Relationships
Builds productive relationships by interacting with others in ways that enhance mutual trust and commitment.
--Collaboration & Teamwork
Works collaboratively with stakeholders across levels, geographies, backgrounds, and cultures to improve decisions, strengthen commitment, and be more effective.
--Communicates Authentically
Communicates proactively and in a timely manner to share information, persuade, and influence with the appropriate level of detail, tone, and opportunities for feedback.
--Develops Others
Takes ownership to help develop others’ skills, behaviors, and mindsets to help them maximize their workplace contributions.
--Drives for Results
Sets challenging goals and objectives based on a strong sense of purpose and high-performance standards and steadfastly pushes self and others for tangible results, while ensuring work-life balance.
--Leverages Difference
Demonstrates commitment to harnessing the power of differences strategically; consistently sees, learns from, and takes strategic action related to difference; and demonstrates the self-awareness and behaviors to work across differences of identity and power respectfully and effectively with all stakeholder. Actively seeks to build and retain a diverse workforce and fosters an equitable inclusive workplace by drawing upon diverse perspectives.
--Systems Leadership
Thinks and acts from a broad perspective with a long-term view and an understanding of 1) the dynamic nature of large-scale challenges and 2) the need for integrating five key practices: skillfully engaging appropriate people; providing a clear process for change; taking a holistic view of situations; focusing on a small number of strategic actions, while learning from and adapting them over time; and being aware of how one’s own thinking or patterns of behavior may be limiting change.

This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job.

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