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New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the nation's premier land preservation groups, is proud of our enthusiastic team of professionals. We are a leading force in the nation's strongest open space movement, with more than 30 staff and a 60-year history.

NJCF staff member Marie Newell

We offer competitive nonprofit salaries (commensurate with experience), offices in a scenic park, an excellent benefits program, and a great work environment.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse staff, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

Current Openings

Major Gifts Manager

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is seeking a full time Major Gifts Manager. The Major Gifts Manager will report to the Assistant Director and coordinate closely with the development team. The Major Gifts Manager will expand and grow the major donor program and manage its implementation. The Manager will create opportunities to foster meaningful interactions between major donors and the NJ Conservation Foundation, including arranging one-on-one meetings, small cultivation events and assisting with larger fundraising events, with the goal of furthering both short and long-term relationships and financial support.

Qualifications include excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills; experience in major donor fundraising; attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work well as a team member. Bachelor’s degree, with two years minimum development experience. Proficiency with computer programs, including Word, Excel, and preferably fundraising database program(s). Evening and weekend hours required on occasion as needed.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time, health insurance, life insurance and a 401k plan. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@njconservation.org, fax to (908) 234-1189 or mail to Maria Hauser, NJ Conservation Foundation, 170 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931.  For additional information about New Jersey Conservation Foundation visit www.njconservation.org.

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The health and safety of our employees, volunteers and interns is our top priority.  New Jersey Conservation Foundation has adopted “COVID-19 Health and Safety Policies and Guidelines” based on guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic.   All employees, volunteers and interns  will be given a copy of this policy upon commencement of employment or service to the organization and are expected to fully adhere to the procedures and guidelines outlined in this policy.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse staff, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

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