Donor Relations Officer

Rainforest Trust Published: March 20, 2017
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Fundraising / Membership Natural Resources/ Restoration

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Description

~ Rainforest Trust helps protect threatened tropical forests and endangered wildlife by partnering with local and community organizations in and around vulnerable areas. ~

Through these highly effective partnerships, we can ensure sustainable results necessary for the long-term protection of tropical ecosystems and the wildlife they hold.

Position Overview

Rainforest Trust seeks an experienced, enthusiastic, and well-organized major gifts officer who is a passionate environmentalist and conservationist to serve as our Donor Relations Officer.

Responsibilities

The Donor Relations Officer will:

  • Cultivate, steward and manage a portfolio of major supporters while establishing relationships and upgrading gifts through personal communications including phone calls, e-mails, letters and in-person meetings
  • Identify new major supporter prospects
  • Establish and work to meet annual goals for each donor
  • Track donor relationships and information with comprehensive and accurate data entry and reporting in donor database
  • Regularly research, identify and seek new funding opportunities
  • Help to shape overall fundraising strategies to continually increase gift revenue and program growth toward our goal of raising $17 million this year
  • Have a high level of comfort with direct donor interaction, including discussions of personal finances and asking for money
  • Have experience with donor tracking databases, such as eTapestry or Raiser’s Edge

To Apply

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