Philanthropy Management & Performance Analyst

Philanthropy Management & Performance Analyst

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The Analyst partners with the Director of Philanthropy Management & Performance and other stakeholders, including WO Development departments, Office of the Chief Development Officer, Finance, and Business Intelligence and Analytics, to perform detailed analyses to inform organization-wide fundraising performance decision-making and processes such as business unit fundraising reviews and goal setting. They are responsible for developing and analyzing key performance indicators, creating performance benchmarks, managing performance processes, and making recommendations to align strategic fundraising activities across the Conservancy. With support from the development specialist, the Analyst creates user-friendly reports and dashboards for business unit fundraising staff and performs ad hoc analyses as needed. They create efficiency by streamlining tools, processes, and reporting across fundraising teams and reinforce consistency in the organization’s analytics policies and procedures. They maintain expert knowledge of the systems and resources utilized by the team, and they research and recommend tool enhancements and innovative approaches to analytics and data visualization. They take on additional duties to enhance the work of the team. Such duties may include but are not limited to: designing and leading training initiatives, managing documentation, and enhancing the resources managed by the team. The Analyst keeps up-to-date on market trends and best practices in order to improve services.


  • Promote analytics as integral to TNC’s fundraising effectiveness and support data-driven decision-making culture across the organization.
  • Act independently, exercise independent judgment to identify and solve complex problems.
  • Decisions may have program-wide impact and may bind the organization financially or legally.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Design and manage multiple projects, directing work of staff, managing budget, setting deadlines, and ensuring accountability.
  • Design and plan new initiatives that will ensure department and organization-wide goals and strategies are achieved.
  • Ensure programmatic commitments, TNC policies and procedures, and financial standards are met and managed for compliance.
  • Financial responsibilities include budget planning and assisting with monitoring and administration of a budget.
  • Manage team accountability for strategic goals related to functional area.
  • May direct or participate in negotiations for complex or sensitive agreements.
  • Minimize legal risk to the Conservancy and ensure legal compliance with applicable state and local regulation.
  • Supervise one or more administrative or professional staff, responsibility includes training and professional development.
  • Travel frequently and on short notice, work long or flexible hours as needed.
  • Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by directives of superiors.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.
Location: All United States
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: July 17, 2022
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