National Major Gifts Officer, New York

Natural Resources Defense Council

New York, New York

Launched in 1970 at the forefront of the environmental movement, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation’s most effective environmental advocacy and action organization.

NRDC aims to ensure the rights of people to clean air, clean water and healthy communities through its important efforts to stop climate change and improve the state of our energy, food, oceans, water and the wild. Some of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws are the result, including the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. NRDC uses data and science to find root causes for the problems that confront us, developing transformative solutions, mobilizing support, and using business efforts, litigation, partnership and advocacy to make change and have a positive impact on society and the world.

As NRDC prepares for its 50th anniversary, it is investing resources to grow its development team in order to meet the increasing demand for its advocacy. There has never been a more critical time to join the team that helps protect the air, land, and water on which all life depends.

The Opportunity

The new full-time position for National Major Gifts Officer, New York will serve as a senior representative of the national development team and will leverage the 3 million NRDC advocates and members as well as the broad programmatic footprint to cultivate a portfolio of individual donors and family foundations. This MGO will focus on NRDC’s emerging markets across the metropolitan areas of the eastern region of the United States, primarily, but not limited to, Miami, Boston, Philadelphia, and Charlotte. The successful candidate will have a track record of strategically identifying, cultivating and stewarding donors at the $100K+ level. S/He has strong communications skills, is comfortable with extensive travel and has a passion for the mission and goals of NRDC.

Terri  Rutter

To apply or nominate qualified candidates, contact Terri Rutter, Senior Consultant or complete and submit the form below.

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