The Philanthropy Coordinator works on a variety of fundraising activities in support of approved tactics and provides administrative and/or program support to the Oregon Chapter philanthropy department.
The Philanthropy Coordinator will be responsible for various activities including drafting correspondence and acknowledgements, processing and recording gifts, and tracking pledges. The Coordinator will address questions from members and assist with the planning of special events for prospects. They will support the Director of Philanthropy through various activities including scheduling and coordinating meeting logistics, preparing meeting materials and handling travel and calendar arrangements. The Coordinator uses the available fundraising management system to produce fundraising reports, track donor gifts, perform analysis and research, follow prospects and donors and complete donor database entry. The Coordinator will help plan, manage and execute the Philanthropy field trip program. They may provide program information to prospects and donors and assist with writing development and campaign materials. They apply established processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness. The Coordinator may have substantial contact with staff, donors, trustees, 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.
RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE
- 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.
- Experience in writing, editing, and proofreading.
- Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.
- Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
- 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 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 working with databases, including managing and tracking data.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent customer services skills and focus.
This position is full-time, 35 hours per week with a hiring range of $24.48-26.01 per hour.
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.