OFFICE LOCATION Arlington, Virigina, USA preferred. Will consider remote locations. AA100 #LI-POST A LITTLE ABOUT US Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter. 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 Associate Director of Retention develops and implements strategic fundraising initiatives to our current active member base to increase retention, maximize revenue over the long term and to support and increase the pipeline for middle and gift planning donors. This includes all solicitation campaigns oriented to retain annual and monthly donors, secure additional gifts, convert donors to monthly giving and upgrading giving levels. The direct responsibility of this role is within offline channels (direct mail and phone), with close strategic coordination and alignment with online and alternative media strategies. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Associate Director of Retention develops and implements strategic fundraising initiatives to our current active member base to increase retention, maximize revenue over the long term and to support and increase the pipeline for middle and gift planning donors. This includes all solicitation campaigns oriented to retain annual and monthly donors, secure additional gifts, convert donors to monthly giving and upgrading giving levels. The direct responsibility of this role is within offline channels (direct mail and phone), with close strategic coordination and alignment with online and alternative media strategies. S/he manages one or more staff that create, manage, and implement these initiatives designed to advance marketing strategies that build awareness and engagement, influence conservation action, and achieve revenue goals. S/he works closely with marketing leaders including senior management and internal teams to ensure delivery of programs. Aligns staff efforts to match priorities set by senior management. Manages the budget and operational delivery of program or initiative goals and strategies. Responsible for working closely with a variety of internal departments/stakeholders and outside vendors on development and production of campaigns, ensuring minimization of expenses, maximization of revenue, implementation of quality control standards, and alignment to strategy. Works within the framework of positioning, platform and voice of the organization's marketing objectives in the creation and management of campaigns and implements operational delivery of branding principles whether applied internally or outbound. This position works closely with various constituents including senior staff, field offices, department and division staff, vendors, and other key stakeholders to ensure delivery of projects that contribute to a positive service relationship. Responsible for communicating campaign plans and results to key stakeholders. Tracks campaign results, and data analysis for monthly and annual active giving programs. Works with the Director of Retention on strategic planning and recommendations which respond to program performance, market conditions, organizational priorities and donors' interests. Coordinates and manages to budgets for the campaigns/program. Oversees staff and the day-to-day deliverables of the programs. RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE Designs, directs and manages multiple complex and diverse programs or projects coordinating the work of other professionals, managing budget and ensuring program accountability. Broad management responsibility for administrative and professional staff that are responsible for key initiatives or programs. Accountable for meeting strategic goals and objectives. Financial responsibility includes developing and managing project and team budget objectives, evaluating results and developing corrective strategies as needed. Provides input to departmental budget process. Opportunity to act independently within broad program goals. Work checked through consultation and agreement with stakeholders rather by directives of superiors. Decisions can commit the organization's resources in a way that affects public image and have program-wide impact. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of 9 years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience managing staff and teams. Experience developing direct response marketing plans and measuring results. Experience cultivating and managing client relationships. Experience leading complex project and program/account management including financial responsibilities, and measuring results of strategic plans and programs. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Multi-lingual skills appreciated. Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred. Experience leading in a team-based environment with internal and/or external partners. Management experience including ability to motivate, lead, set objectives, manage performance and help with conflict resolution on a multi-disciplinary team. Experience fostering an environment of creativity and professional growth. Experience developing, implementing, and measuring strategic marketing plans and programs. Experience applying fundraising principles on projects/programs. Demonstrated ability in planning and managing budgets. Strong communication skills with ability to articulate project goals, objectives, and ideas in a compelling manner. Ability to gain cooperation from individuals over whom there is no direct authority in order to accomplish program or project goals. Ability to communicate projections and outcomes, distilling analytical information into easily understood messages in a way that allows managers and others to understand and participate in decision making. Ability to analyze available information for the purpose of coordinating efforts, planning, & implementing projects Detailed knowledge of current and evolving non-profit fundraising procedures and terms. Ability to maintain projects and programs in compliance with policies and procedures and external (legal) requirements Demonstrated ability in negotiating with external resources Experience developing, directing and managing multiple projects. Cross disciplinary knowledge to support program objectives. HOW TO APPLY To apply to position number 47113, 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 April 22, 2019. 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 ...@tnc.org. 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. Associated topics: administrative assistant, administrative coordinator, administrative staff, asso, beverage, front desk, food, operational assistant, records management, staff
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