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18 Apr 2021

Full-Time Indiana Associate Director of Development

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana – Posted by The Nature Conservancy in Indiana Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Job Description

The Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy seeks an Associate Director of Development (ADoD) based in Indianapolis, IN to implement and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including corporate, foundation, and/or individual donors.  The ADoD will build a portfolio of qualified donors, develop strong donor strategies, and build lasting donor relationships.  They will effectively communicate the programs of the Conservancy in broad terms and will engage donors through a variety of methods, such as meetings, presentations, events, and field trips.  The ADoD will be responsible for direct asks to both global and local priorities to meet the funding needs of the Indiana Chapter and other Conservancy programs; and listen for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands.  They will use the Conservancy’s donor database, develop donor proposals, and involve appropriate partners and staff, keeping them apprised of interactions, issues, or concerns, as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum 5 years of related experience.  They will have extensive experience soliciting and closing major gifts; building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents; and experience working with cross-functional teams.  Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of charitable giving, particularly in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts, and planned giving is a must.

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.  Working in over 70 countries, 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.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and use keyword “Indiana” to search for this and other available positions.  Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST, May 14, 2021. 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.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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