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Associate Director of Philanthropy II

Job Location

Seattle, WA


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• Salary range in Seattle, WA: $101,100 - $116,000 annually • Salary range in other Washington State locations: $84,000 - $105,000 annually

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Published Date

Sep 20, 2022

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The Associate Director of Philanthropy II (ADoP II) works closely with the philanthropy team to plan, implement, and coordinate effective multi-year strategies and plans for gift prospects, including individual, corporate, and/or foundation donors.

The Associate Director of Philanthropy II is responsible for managing a portfolio of up to 90 qualified donors, building strong relationships, and annually securing $2M+ in giving. They actively contribute to an inclusive and collaborative team culture, with focus on both fundraising results and a commitment to evolving best practices within the fundraising sector.

They understand and apply complex principles of developing donor strategies. They will be responsible for direct asks to support both global and local priorities and to meet funding needs. They can discuss assets and listen for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands. The ADoP II provides opportunities for donors to deepen their relationship with the organization and increase future giving. They involve and engage appropriate partners in the field and at the Worldwide Office, keeping them apprised of interactions, issues and/or concerns, and address questions as needed. They can describe the programs of the Conservancy in detailed terms and can confidently discuss legacy giving opportunities. The ADoP II understands project budgets and may build proposal budgets utilizing this knowledge. They will develop a referral network as needed and may manage formal and/or informal networks of volunteers. They will be required to use the Conservancy’s donor database and may develop proposals. They will travel with some regularity and occasionally on short notice, and work longer and flexible hours as needed. The work environment may involve infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.


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