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Pacific Northwest Prospect Research Analyst

The Nature Conservancy, Portland, Oregon preferred. Other USA locations will be considered.

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 06/02/2019

Are you creative, curious and drawn to uncovering potential donor interests that align with ambitious and important nonprofit missions? Are you adept with research tools and analysis that produces quality data to influence how leadership prioritizes their time with donor cultivation? The Nature Conservancy’s Pacific Northwest Research Analyst position could be the next step in your career.

In this newly created position, you will play an instrumental role with four philanthropy departments in Alaska, Canada, Idaho and Oregon to advance major and principal gift fundraising efforts through the application of actionable information discovered through research and analysis on individual and institutional donors and prospects. Your work will contribute to how several philanthropy teams meet ambitious fundraising goals through prospect identification, sphere of influence analysis, wealth capacity assessments and affinity/propensity analysis, to uncover new information and connections critical to funding our conservation work.

In case you’re not familiar with us, The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your neighborhood. Our mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity therefore we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit to learn more.

As leaders in the conservation community, our team of scientists and problem solvers protects and restores the iconic landscapes and inspiring locations that define the Pacific Northwest. From working to reduce the severity of fires in our forests and designing our clean water future to developing innovative technologies with fisherman and ranchers that sustainably protect both nature and livelihoods, The Nature Conservancy is building a future where people and nature thrive together.

Minimum qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience or equivalent combination.
• Experience generating reports, and analyzing and interpreting data.
• Experience working across departments.
• Experience with current technology in relevant field.
• Experience, coursework, or other training in principles and practices of relevant field.

Desired qualifications:
• Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience.
• Ability to implement complex processes.
• Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results.
• Demonstrated experience using diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate colleagues and leaders.
• Experience coordinating projects.
• Experience interpreting guidelines to achieve desired results.
• Experience with database management. TNC is currently a Blackbaud Enterprise CRM client.
• Knowledge of current trends in the Prospect Development field.
• Strong organization skills, accuracy, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
• Successful experience implementing strategic program goals.
• Understanding of basic accounting practices.

Interested in finding out more?
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Applications must be submitted by 8:59 PM Pacific Time on June 2, 2019 to be considered.

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 diverse people of all genders, 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 orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law.

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