Development Program Specialist

Development Program Specialist

Type of offer:

The Development Program Specialist, a key member of the Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) Philanthropy Team, works toward supporting the US-based AP Philanthropy Team and the five AP in-region Development Teams (Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia and New Zealand) to achieve their collective private fundraising goal of USD 43.2 million in FY23, and beyond. The person will be involved in various development operations functions, such as fundraising data management, portfolio management, prospect research, gift processing and stewardship, etc. They will provide support and targeted training related to the functional area of the team. The Specialist must maintain advanced skills with the systems and resources utilized by the team in order to execute tasks. They will implement processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness based on their in-depth understanding of related policies and procedures. The Specialist will effectively communicate or distribute information to assist staff in making decisions, solving problems, and improving workflow. Reporting to the AP Development Operations and Strategy Manager, the position’s location is negotiable within any Asia Pacific country, preferably in Australia, Hong Kong or Singapore.


Want to help save the planet? Join us in our mission to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Find out more about TNC’s 2030 goals and what we are doing in Asia Pacific to reach them in our latest Impact Report.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience or equivalent combination.
  • Experience building relationships with staff, external stakeholders or similar.
  • Experience managing databases, generating reports and interpreting data.
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
  • Experience managing varied activities to meet deadlines.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in principles and practices of relevant field.
Location: Asia Pacific
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: September 20, 2022
External website link: