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Nature Conservancy

United States

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Web Site: www.nature.org

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Gift Planning Officer (Non Profit job, DC Metro Area)


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Job ID:

2913

Location:

DC, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Environment
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Job Views:

1380

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

08.16.2017
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Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Development / Fundraising: Planned Giving

Job Description:

A LITTLE ABOUT US
 
 

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.  Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

 
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
 
 

The Gift Planning Officer contributes to the implementation of a comprehensive program to secure significant financial resources from individuals primarily through bequests and life income gifts.

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
 

The Gift Planning Officer cultivates, negotiates, and closes commitments of bequest and life income gifts through phone, written and occasionally face-to-face contact, performs calculations using PG Calc and assists in the timely transfer of funds.  S/he understands and applies complex principles of developing donor strategies. S/he can discuss assets and listens for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands. Involves and engages appropriate partners in the field and staff at the Worldwide Office, keeping them informed of interactions, issues or concerns, and addresses questions as needed. S/he is capable of featuring the programs of the Conservancy in detailed terms and can confidently discuss legacy giving opportunities. Understands and complies with all TNC gift-related policies and procedures and ensures ethical compliance, as defined by the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
 
 
  • Act independently and in supervisor’s stead as needed, exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems.
  • Decisions may have program-wide impact and bind the organization financially or legally.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Ensure compliance with TNC policies and procedures and external (donor/legal/IRS) requirements.
  • Financial responsibility includes working within a budget, and recommending and meeting fundraising goals.
  • Manage assigned projects, coordinating the work of peers and setting deadlines.
  • May direct or participate in negotiations for complex, high profile or sensitive agreements.
  • Persuasively convey the mission of TNC to diverse groups who are important to the organization’s overall prosperity.
  • Responsible for 200 -250 closed planned gifts and bequest notifications annually, and 1000 – 1500 donor interactions. Annual fundraising target of $1,000,000 or more based on present value.
  • Travel as needed and on short notice, work long and flexible hours as needed.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
 
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.
  • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $50,000 or more.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, preferably in a large non-profit.
  • Experience working with fundraising principles and practices.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to determine an individual’s interests, capacity and potential for helping the Conservancy meet its goals, and act appropriately to tie those interests with the Conservancy’s work.
  • Ability to educate and inform prospective and existing donors about appropriate giving vehicles.
  • Ability to implement and manage fundraising plans, including individualized cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans
  • Knowledge of current trends in the charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.
  • Demonstrated experience using listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.
  • Proven ability to negotiate complex, high profile or sensitive agreements.
  • Working knowledge of charitable gift planning.
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
 

To apply to position number 45668, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 28, 2017.

Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact [email protected].

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 men and women 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.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.


JOB LINK: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1


Company Info


Nature Conservancy
United States
Phone:
Web Site: www.nature.org

Gift Planning Officer (Non Profit job, DC Metro Area)

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Job ID:

2913

Location:

DC, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Environment
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Job Views:

1380

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

08.16.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Development / Fundraising: Planned Giving

Job Description:

A LITTLE ABOUT US
 
 

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.  Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

 
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
 
 

The Gift Planning Officer contributes to the implementation of a comprehensive program to secure significant financial resources from individuals primarily through bequests and life income gifts.

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
 

The Gift Planning Officer cultivates, negotiates, and closes commitments of bequest and life income gifts through phone, written and occasionally face-to-face contact, performs calculations using PG Calc and assists in the timely transfer of funds.  S/he understands and applies complex principles of developing donor strategies. S/he can discuss assets and listens for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands. Involves and engages appropriate partners in the field and staff at the Worldwide Office, keeping them informed of interactions, issues or concerns, and addresses questions as needed. S/he is capable of featuring the programs of the Conservancy in detailed terms and can confidently discuss legacy giving opportunities. Understands and complies with all TNC gift-related policies and procedures and ensures ethical compliance, as defined by the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
 
 
  • Act independently and in supervisor’s stead as needed, exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems.
  • Decisions may have program-wide impact and bind the organization financially or legally.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Ensure compliance with TNC policies and procedures and external (donor/legal/IRS) requirements.
  • Financial responsibility includes working within a budget, and recommending and meeting fundraising goals.
  • Manage assigned projects, coordinating the work of peers and setting deadlines.
  • May direct or participate in negotiations for complex, high profile or sensitive agreements.
  • Persuasively convey the mission of TNC to diverse groups who are important to the organization’s overall prosperity.
  • Responsible for 200 -250 closed planned gifts and bequest notifications annually, and 1000 – 1500 donor interactions. Annual fundraising target of $1,000,000 or more based on present value.
  • Travel as needed and on short notice, work long and flexible hours as needed.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
 
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.
  • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $50,000 or more.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, preferably in a large non-profit.
  • Experience working with fundraising principles and practices.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to determine an individual’s interests, capacity and potential for helping the Conservancy meet its goals, and act appropriately to tie those interests with the Conservancy’s work.
  • Ability to educate and inform prospective and existing donors about appropriate giving vehicles.
  • Ability to implement and manage fundraising plans, including individualized cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans
  • Knowledge of current trends in the charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.
  • Demonstrated experience using listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.
  • Proven ability to negotiate complex, high profile or sensitive agreements.
  • Working knowledge of charitable gift planning.
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
 

To apply to position number 45668, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 28, 2017.

Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact [email protected].

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 men and women 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.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.


JOB LINK: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1