Digital Technology Director

Natural Resources Defense Council
February 13, 2018
New York, NY, United States
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Chaloner has partnered with Natural Resources Defense Council on their search for a Digital Technology Director to work within the Digital team in their New York office.

Position Summary:

The Digital Technology Director will be responsible for the technical oversight of our client’s digital properties. These are the tools that empower our client’s mission across the entire digital landscape. The Digital Technology Director leads both strategic and technical development and works closely with the creative, editorial, fundraising and advocacy teams. S/he will be charged with developing the strategy and standards by which all digital properties are built, maintained and expanded upon. This position is charged with ensuring that all digital properties are agile, stable, and secure. This position also oversees direct reports responsible for website and digital production, development, UX design, server technologies, and technical consultants


  • Develop online technology strategy and oversee its maintenance, implementation and growth in support of our client’s mission.
  • Lead assessment and implementation of digital tools and processes in collaboration with creative, content and advocacy and fundraising team members
  • Work across the organization to develop functional requirements and implementation planning for all digital projects
  • Develop online systems that work seamlessly and support the work of other departments, ensuring work is integrated and organization's digital and web needs are met
  • Collaborate on development of digital platforms including analytics, email marketing, content management system and online customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Direct digital projects and oversees vendor and internal code development
  • Oversee web server systems and architecture to ensure security and stability of all properties


  • Minimum of 6-10 years or more of relevant experience in digital and website management
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master's degree in programming, communications, technology or other relevant field
  • Strong knowledge of digital production technologies includes content management systems like Drupal and constituent relationship management systems.
  • Experience with online marketing, fundraising, advocacy and engagement strategies
  • Proficiency in web development and data management, including HTML, CSS, MySQL, etc.
  • Strong communications skills and the ability to explain technology clearly and succinctly to non-technical staff
  • Strong organizational and project management skills essential, with the ability to work collaboratively and quickly with a variety of vendors, departments and stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively and quickly with a variety of vendors, departments and stakeholders.

Our client is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. They are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. They offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply below or send their resume and cover letter to Amy Segelin,

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