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Capital Campaign Associate

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The starting salary for this position is anticipated to be $57,246 - $65,800, and is commensurate with experience.

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Jan 23, 2023

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Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For over fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster looms large. As an independent organization, Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities. Greenpeace is headquartered in the Netherlands, with offices all around the world in over fifty countries.



Greenpeace USA (GPUS) is hiring a Capital Campaign Associate to be part of the Major Gifts Team. This is a grant-funded position that will be responsible for providing administrative and prospect research support for the international Capital Campaign, inclusive of setting up meetings, coordinating materials, supporting events, and creating timely and accurate reporting on campaign progress. The Capital Campaign Associate will work alongside our Major Gifts & Foundations Research Associate to track, and maintain our donor and prospect databases and to identify and qualify US prospects to the campaign, and will provide other national regional offices (NROs) with donor prospect information, as needed. On occasion, this role will require flexible working hours in coordination with the scheduling needs of our international colleagues.


The Capital Campaign Associate role is a grant-funded, exempt, full-time, benefits-eligible position, based in any authorized Greenpeace state: CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA,  IL, MD, ME, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OR, VA, WA, and will report to the Director of Development, Leadership Giving.


The Capital Campaign Associate is responsible for:

  • Tracking and maintaining up-to-date campaign prospect information in our database
  • Generating and creating reports on campaign progress, in collaboration with the Data Team
  • Ensuring financial information is tracked and recorded accurately in our database
  • Coordinating event lists, invites and event logistics
  • Providing administrative support to multiple stakeholders (donors, GPUSA staff, international staff)
  • Maintaining a system for tracking revenue, pledges, pledge reminders and acknowledgements, in collaboration with the Major Gifts & Foundations Research Associate
  • Coordinating campaign materials, in collaboration with the major gifts team and internal or external vendors
  • Scheduling and coordinating logistics for remote campaign outreach opportunities such as calls, online meetings, and webinars.
  • Coordinating Major Donor prospect research profiles for the Capital Campaign and the team, in close coordination with the Major Gifts & Foundations Research Associate.
  • Working with Major Gift Officers in implementing individual and group donor outreach opportunities (events, gatherings, campaign opportunities) in key geographical regions and for the campaign.

Minimum requirements for the Capital Campaign Associate role include:

  • 3+ years of fundraising or fundraising-related experience
  • Experience working with fundraising Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • Deadline-efficient task management
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Collaborative and inclusive work style
  • Adaptability and flexibility with shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to analyze and summarize qualitative and quantitative data
  • Willingness to travel, as needed
  • Commitment to Greenpeace’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals

Preferred experience for the Capital Campaign Associate role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Knowledge of Salesforce CRM Software
  • Experience working on a capital campaign or large fundraising campaign
  • Prospect research experience
  • Experience working on a fundraising event or gala

If you want to save the world from climate change and believe in environmental justice, please submit an application on our careers page. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will conclude once we have found the best candidate.

Greenpeace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from marginalized communities. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact



As of Q1 2022, most Greenpeace employees are working from home due to COVID-19. In accordance with Greenpeace values to maintain a safe and healthy working environment, we have adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health of our employees, supporters, and the community at large from COVID-19.

Current and future employees in need of an exemption from this policy for medical reasons, or because of sincerely held religious beliefs may request exemption.  Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause Greenpeace undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.



Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff are eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan.


If you’re ready to join an ambitious team of passionate people dedicated to stopping climate catastrophe and advancing justice, please submit an application on our careers page. Applications will be review on a rolling basis and will conclude once we have found the best candidate.


Only applicants eligible to work and live in the United States without any legal restrictions need apply for this opportunity.


The starting salary for this position is anticipated to be $57,246 - $65,800, and is commensurate with experience.

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