The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 2.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of nearly 550 lawyers, scientists and other professionals to fight for the planet and its people in the halls of Congress, communities across the country, and nations around the globe. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff – a force for nature - work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.
NRDC is seeking a Development Assistant in our NY Office. This position provides administrative support to individuals in our Development Department: The Eastern Director of Major Gifts, Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations, two Portfolio Managers in the New York Major Gifts Department, the Donor Systems Team and others in the department as needed.
This position will assist with the cultivation, stewardship, and management of NRDC’s Major Gifts donors and prospects as well as other external relationships, and will also provide extensive administrative support in planning for NRDC Major Gifts cultivation events. Job duties will be 80% administrative and will include preparing letters, general correspondence and donor briefings; creating and maintaining donor and income tracking spreadsheets; researching donor prospects and current donors; maintaining major gifts databases and recording donor interactions; scheduling, recording, and gathering materials for meetings; processing expenses and invoices; assisting with gift entries on our development database; and other tasks as needed.
NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.
To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/jobs and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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