Arlington, Virginia

Real Estate Gift Manager, The Nature Conservancy

The Organization

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 60 countries, all 50 United States, and your neighborhood.  Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity; therefore we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit to learn more.

Position Overview

Want to help save the planet?  Join one of the most successful and sophisticated gift planning programs in the country as a Real Estate Gift Manager on our Development team.  The Real Estate Gift Manager contributes to a comprehensive program to secure significant financial resources from individuals primarily through gifts of real estate. These generous outright gifts of real estate and real estate funded life income gifts enable us to continue the critical work to conserve lands and waters around the world for future generations. Annually, we raise approximately $200 million in deferred and complex gifts, including charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, gifts of real estate and donor advised funds. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is highly motivated, enjoys working with diverse constituencies and is interested in joining the world’s leading conservation organization.

TNC is seeking an energetic and dedicated professional to serve as the Real Estate Gift Manager in our worldwide headquarters in Arlington, VA. This position works closely with fundraising staff and will be directly responsible for managing and implementing a comprehensive program to raise funds through gifts of real estate. Our ideal candidate will work well in a fast-paced environment, have experience in negotiating and closing real estate gifts or transactions and demonstrated skills building and maintaining long-term relationships with constituents such as donors, clients and professional advisors. The Real Estate Gift Manager will have exceptional attention to detail and have a donor-centric approach, strong interest in working with donors and an interest in learning about our organization’s conservation priorities and gift planning.  Minimum qualifications include:  1) Bachelor’s degree and 8 years related experience, 2) experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with constituents such as major donors, clients and professionals advisors, 3) experience in negotiating and closing real estate gifts or transactions of $100,000 or more, 4) experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects, donors or clients and 5) experience working with diverse cross-functional teams.

How To Apply

This position will be based at our headquarters in Arlington, VA.  We offer a competitive salary with great benefits. For a complete position description and to apply, visit and search for Job ID #48166.  Deadline to apply and submit your cover letter and resume is no later than 11:59 pm (EST) on November 29, 2019.

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