The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) seeks a dynamic Major Gifts Officer. The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for managing a mid-level major donor portfolio with a focus on identifying donors and prospects with the capacity to make annual gifts of 10K+.
The ACLUF-SDIC is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice, and while there are many ACLU offices around the country, our work covers the length of California’s border with Mexico.
We work collaboratively with our sister affiliates in California, along the U.S-Mexico border, and with the National ACLU. In addition to our sister organizations, the ACLU values partnerships and collaboration with community organizations and groups across the state and along the border.
The ACLUF-SDIC has a proven track record of success combining litigation, policy advocacy, legislation, research and analysis, public education, strategic communications, and community organizing to achieve meaningful social change.
As we move into a new era and face dangerous policies that threaten our civil rights and civil liberties, we remain dedicated to confronting these issues and defending the progress we have made. We must use our decades of experience in impact litigation, legislative advocacy, and organizing to fight these un-Constitutional policies and protect our most cherished rights and freedoms.
Under the supervision of the Development Director, the Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for managing a mid-level major donor portfolio with a focus on identifying donors and prospects with the capacity to make annual gifts of 10K+. The portfolio includes annual fund and planned giving donors. Critical to success is building meaningful relationships with current and new major donors and an enthusiastic commitment to moving donors through the giving pipeline.
Specifically, the Major Gifts Officer will:
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Salary dependent on experience. Excellent benefits include four weeks paid vacation; 13 office holidays; medical and dental insurance for staff members and their families; life- and long-term disability insurance; and 401(k) plan with employer match
Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position as detailed in this announcement, a current resume, names and contact information of three professional references (including at least one supervisor), and a writing sample. If possible, please combine all documents into one PDF file.
The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, veterans, and people with arrest records and/or convictions.
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