Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Membership Gift Processing Manager

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 months ago(8/10/2020 4:59 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Development [201000]


The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. 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. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.


Position Summary:


NRDC is seeking a Membership Gift Processing Manager to work with the Development Donor Systems team in our New York office.  The Manager will support the Donor Systems team, with an emphasis on Membership gift processing and data integrity, managing a functional unit within the team focusing on Membership Gift Processing.




  • Manages two Gift Processing Specialists
    • Will set forth goals and performance expectations and hold team accountable
    • Will address opportunities for career growth and knowledge building on team
    • Will actively address performance issues
  • Maintain relationship and act as main point of contact for mail processing caging vendor, responsible for resolving any escalated issues

 Membership Gift Processing Responsibilities

  • Oversight of Membership gift processing, including batch entry from consultants and partners
  • Leads reconciliation process with Finance and Accounting
  • Responsible for Membership related reporting and data integrity practices
  • Adheres to established data standards and practices, participates in intermittent data integrity related projects

 Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5 years of work experience required
  • Salesforce experience strongly preferred
  • At least 5 years of Nonprofit Development and Membership experience required
  • Previous management experience required
  • Direct Mail experience required
  • Excel experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Systems based thinking skills
  • Project management skills
  • Sound judgement and the ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to effectively interact with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Commitment to NRDC’s values and mission.


NRDC is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in our work and in our workplace. We believe that celebrating and actively welcoming a diversity of voices and perspectives is essential to solving the planet's most pressing environmental problems, and we encourage applications from candidates whose identities have been historically under-represented in the environmental movement. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with skills and experience.  The salary for this position could range from $70,000 to $76,000.


If you are having technical difficulty while applying, or if you are a person with a disability and you need assistance applying online, please reach out to iCIMS Customer Care by dialing 1-800-889-4422.

For further information about NRDC, please visit


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