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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Thanks to the support of more than 1 million members, The Conservancy built a tremendous record of success since its founding in 1951:
With the backing of 7,000+ local supporters, foundations, businesses, and communities, the New Hampshire Chapter of the Conservancy has helped to conserve 280,000 acres of the New Hampshire’s most precious natural landscapes. We own and manage 28 natural areas covering nearly 25,000 acres across the state, the majority of which are open to the public for hiking, snowshoeing, wildlife observation, education, scientific research, and other compatible activities.
The Philanthropy Writer supports the New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine fundraising teams, and is responsible for researching, writing and editing letters, fundraising proposals stewardship materials, and other documents for individual, foundation and corporate donors to the Conservancy’s local, regional and global initiatives. The writer will need to become knowledgeable in conservation priorities of three different state programs. To that end, s/he works closely with major gift officers, conservation staff, finance staff, and partner organizations to produce and coordinate the creation of reports and proposals. S/he produces, manages and meets the deadlines set forth in the quarterly calendar of proposal and stewardship submissions.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer with a core interest in science and conservation. S/he will be called on to translate complex concepts to lay language with ease and also to integrate the donor’s individual interests to the written material. The philanthropy writer is a key member of a multi-state team, which covers New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine, and will need to be a team player who uses superb project management skills to bring proposals and reports to completion. Writing samples will be requested of serious candidates.
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For further information and to apply, visit The Nature Conservancy's online career page http://nature.org/careers and search for Job # 41818. Complete the full online application and attach your resume & cover letter as a single document. All sections of the online application must be completed (e.g., work experience and education, even if information is included in resume) to be considered for a position. When finished, click Save and Submit. If submitted correctly, you will receive an automatic response that you are in an Applied Status. Application deadline is February 14th, 2014.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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