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Major Gifts Officer

Company: The Nature Conservancy, South Carolina Chapter
Date Posted: March 6, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY

The Nature Conservancy of South Carolina seeks a Major Gifts Officer to work out of the Mt. Pleasant, SC office. (other locations in the state may be considered). The Major Gifts Officer will build a prospect portfolio and solicit major gifts, including gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts, for both global and local priorities to meet funding needs. S/he understands and applies the principles of developing donor strategies and will work closely with the development team to implement and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including corporate, foundation, and/or individual donors. S/he will play a vital role in the current 5-year campaign which runs through 2020.

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REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of relevant fundraising experience which would include building and maintaining long-term relationships, asking and closing gifts of $25,000 or more, managing and tracking donors and prospects, and working on cross-functional teams. S/he must be willing to travel (mostly in SC) frequently and on short notice and work long and flexible hours as needed.

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ABOUT US

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Since our founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 120 million acres of land and thousands of miles of rivers worldwide – and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. We have more than 1 million members and dedicated staff working in all 50 states and 69 countries around the world.

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HOW TO APPLY

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID #44848 the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59PM EST Friday, March 31, 2017. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.