Gift Officer (Remote - West Coast)

United States
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Job Description

Conservation International protects nature for the benefit of humanity. Through science, policy, fieldwork, and finance, we spotlight and secure the most important places in nature for the climate, biodiversity, and for people. With offices in 30 countries and projects in more than 100 countries, Conservation International partners with governments, companies, civil society, Indigenous peoples, and local communities to help people and nature thrive together.

Conservation International is seeking a Gift Officer to play a pivotal role in advancing its unique mission and vision.  The Gift Officer helps donors accomplish their philanthropic goals and ambitions by building a lasting relationship with Conservation International. They are responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, and soliciting, new prospects and individual donors with Major Giving potential ($25,000+ annually).

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 5 plus years of related work experience in directly soliciting mid and major gifts.
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully cultivating and securing gifts of $25K or more from individual donors.
  • Experience qualifying and cultivating donors and working with donors at all stages of the donor lifecycle.
  • Interest in the environment and sustainability issues.
  • A go-get ’em attitude knowing you have the support of your colleagues behind you who understand that hard work pays off.
  • Bachelor’s degree or up to four years of college-level work.
  • Significant experience working with a global nonprofit or NGO is preferred.

This remote position will be based in a major metropolitan region with a national portfolio focus on prospects and donors based in the western United States (ideally Denver, CO and west).

DRiWaterstone is proud to lead this search on behalf of Conservation International.