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Donor Stewardship Coordinator - 51475 - Chester, NJ

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Minimum Education Level :
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Required :
1 year
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Full Time Regular
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First Shift (Day)
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Job Description



Location negotiable within the United States




Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world working in more than 75 countries and territories. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We're rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it's career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there's lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube on Glassdoor.

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We'll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply - we'd love to hear from you.


The Donor Stewardship Coordinator provides critical administrative, operations and project management support for the Donor Stewardship team, along with select administrative support for the broader Donor Relations department. This position reports to the Associate Director of Donor Stewardship and will learn and apply Donor Relations and Stewardship best practices to support a high-functioning Donor Stewardship team.


The responsibilities of this position will primarily support the operations needs of the Donor Stewardship team and defined administrative needs of the Donor Relations department and its Directors.

The Donor Stewardship Coordinator will support the Donor Stewardship team in order to deliver timely, customized stewardship to the organization's top donors. Responsibilities include:

Maintaining stewardship strategies in the fundraising management system (Blackbaud CRM) through regular meetings with Stewardship Managers and attending key donor strategy reviews.
Pulling and analyzing monthly stewardship reports to track and communicate deadlines.
Working within Blackbaud CRM, Sharepoint, and other internal systems to produce reports, perform analysis and research, and maintain the team's grant management system and donor files.
Project managing organization-wide cohort communications led by the Donor Stewardship team, such as the Annual Report mailing.
Project managing team retreats and other significant meetings.
Contributing to creative donor stewardship projects as capacity allows.
The Donor Stewardship Coordinator will also provide select administrative support for the broader Donor Relations department, such as maintaining internal team resources, processing expenses, and co-managing logistics and implementation for departmental meetings, retreats and special projects. Additionally, this position will provide scheduling support for complex, multi-participant meetings for Director of Donor Relations and Director of Donor Stewardship.

The Coordinator will have the opportunity to work with staff across the Conservancy and build project management skills by coordinating activities with multiple variables, setting realistic deadlines and managing timelines. They will apply established processes and practices and help identify ways to improve team effectiveness and engagement. The Coordinator will provide other staff with the information they need to make decisions and to solve problems.


Does not supervise any staff, but may supervise volunteers, interns, or temporary staff.
Duties are performed under general supervision and established guidelines.
Serve as a team member for assigned projects.
Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
Identify routine problems and utilize existing resources for resolution, referring difficult questions and problems to supervisor.
Make day-to-day decisions within the scope of work assignments and prioritize work independently.
Financial responsibility may include working within a budget, purchasing, processing invoices, contracting with vendors, and assisting with budget tracking.
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 in writing, editing, and proofreading.
Experience organizing time.
Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.
Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
Experience with organizational skills and attention to detail.
Experience coordinating complex projects and working on a timeline;
Experience gathering and synthesizing large amounts of information for communications with various audiences;
Experience analyzing information for the purpose of preparing reports, coordinating efforts and solving problems.

Ability to apply research skills.
Experience working with databases, including managing and tracking data.
Ability to write and edit written materials for use with internal department communications, donor reports and special events.
Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles & practices.
Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
Experience with light video editing
Experience with content management systems or website development.


The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan to include employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits in the Culture Tab on

We're proud to offer a work environment that is supportive of the health, well-being, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!


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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 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.

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Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.

Company Information

Name :
The Nature Conservancy
Description :
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives. We employee approximately 4,000 employees in 40 countries, including more than 600 scientists, and are working to impact conservation in 69 countries. 
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Direct Employer
Address :
322 Eighth Avenue, 16th floor
New York, NJ 10001

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