We're hiring a full-time Advancement Specialist responsible for building relationships and communicating with existing donors and prospective donors in order to generate friendships and fund future investments.
- Oversee a portfolio of approximately 125 major donors nationwide to generate $500,000 in major gifts;
- Manage relationships with existing and prospective donors in all aspects of the giving cycle including: identifying, qualifying, and initiating contact; moving potential donors toward solicitation and closure; making solicitations;
- Report to director of major gifts and other senior management officials to create cultivation and solicitation strategies and to craft a compelling case for support, including clear articulation of non-profits’ historical and future impact; identify donors and prospects who merit visits with the Chief Executive Officer;
- Engage in planned giving conversations with donors when appropriate; provide relevant tracking and reporting of progress and results to director of development; produce fundraising materials as needed, including letters, e-mails, proposals, and reports.
Education: BA/BS; 5 years of successful fundraising experience; successful experience with face-to-face asks; ability to travel at least 50 percent of the time. This is a remote position. PT/FT opportunities available. Salaries commensurate with experience.
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials: Résumé, cover letter including your political philosophy and salary requirements.