The Kentucky Director of Development (DOD) leads a comprehensive, best-in-class development program that secures significant philanthropic resources from individuals, corporations, and foundations to support The Nature Conservancy’s priorities in Kentucky, North America, and around the world. The DOD has access to fundraising expertise and best practices Kentucky, nationally and globally, and will lead and oversee a team that manages all major gift functions, including multi-year fundraising campaigns, major (6 and 7-figure) gift fundraising, donor prospecting, strategic communications, planned giving, research, and stewardship. To achieve fundraising objectives, the DOD works with Kentucky senior staff, philanthropy staff, and Kentucky Board of Trustees to develop, communicate, and deliver a philanthropy vision and multi-year fundraising goals.
The Director of Development places a major personal emphasis on face-to-face fundraising, while also leading a four-person development team of seasoned, collaborative, and results- oriented professionals, including staff directly responsible for advancing our communications and marketing work. The DOD reports to the State Director and works closely with leadership to recruit and develop a strong Kentucky Board of Trustees.
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