American Farmland Trust (AFT) is the only national organization that takes a holistic approach to agriculture, focusing on the land itself, the agricultural practices used on that land, and the farmers and ranchers who do the work. Since our founding in 1980, AFT has helped permanently protect over 6.5 million acres of agricultural lands, advanced environmentally-sound farming practices on millions of additional acres, and helped thousands of farm families succeed in a challenging industry (primarily through programs that increase farm viability and/or enhance farmland access). Long a pioneering leader, AFT is now riding a new wave of growth, driven by agriculture’s most pressing needs and opportunities.
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American Farmland Trust seeks a dynamic candidate to join the Development team as the new Philanthropy Coordinator. This position provides support to AFT’s team of regionally based Philanthropy Officers (7-person team) and reports to the Director of Philanthropy. The Coordinator will play an integral role in strengthening AFT’s overall donor stewardship program and assisting the team in delivering thoughtful strategy and ideas that create a vibrant, healthy, gracious culture of giving.
This person will be a behind the scenes expert of administrative tasks and systems that keep the team going strong. The Coordinator will oversee donor acknowledgement letters and other important mailings throughout the year. They will routinely handle database and SharePoint organization, complete expense reporting for the team using Concur, assist with event planning and logistics; and support an effective onboarding process for frontline fundraisers.
What You’ll Be Working On
As an integral part of the AFT Philanthropy team, the Philanthropy Coordinator assists the Director of Philanthropy in day-to-day operations for the team and executing special assignments, as well as:
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