The Membership and Annual Giving Manager oversees all activity related to membership and annual gift fundraising, including new member acquisition; membership renewals; gift acknowledgement and recognition; and donor stewardship. As an integral member of the Natural Lands Trust development team, the position also includes important assignments associated with broader departmental and organizational priorities, such as meeting goals of expanding the organization’s base of support and nurturing a culture of giving. He or she will create segmented and targeted appeals designed to convert individuals engaged already – via preserve visitation, a conservation project, events, volunteerism, etc. – into donors; generate all membership renewal and annual giving appeals; cultivate members to move up the giving ladder; and integrate efforts with major donor cultivation.
The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of specialized training and experience in direct marketing and membership program management. Along with a strong interest in conservation and in Natural Lands Trust’s mission, the candidate must have: in-depth knowledge of general marketing techniques, including direct marketing and print material development; the ability to analyze/utilize database information; and demonstrated experience developing and managing budgets, conducting data analysis and donor appeal reporting. Knowledge of Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge or similar fund-raising software will be a plus. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work productively in a team environment are essential.
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To apply: Send your resume and a letter of interest to Jeni Albany, Human Resources Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.