This is a great opportunity for a senior development professional to lead a major gifts team for a leading national nonprofit health & animal welfare organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.
About this Career Opportunity
The Senior Director of Philanthropy is responsible for the overall management of the major gifts program, supervision of regional Directors of Philanthropy, charged with managing relationships and securing support from donors who are capable of making gifts of $10,000 and above for annual support and special giving initiatives, including capital campaigns.
About the PCRM Development Team
PCRM’s development department generates fundraising revenue through a variety of channels, including individual gifts, grants, direct response, planned giving, and special events. The team is dedicated to finding innovative ways to keep existing supporters informed of campaign progress and to seek new support. The team is knowledgeable and well-versed in the organization’s efforts and prides itself on being creative, accessible, and donor-centric.
About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is a nonprofit health organization dedicated to saving and improving lives through good nutrition, advanced medical research, and public policy advocacy. Its vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. More information can be found via its YouTube channel, website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.
Specific duties include:
- Develop and propose strategies for solicitation of major gifts for identifying, cultivating, qualifying, and soliciting to obtain the annual team fundraising goals.
- Participate in budget planning and tracking the financial goals of the major gifts program.
- Supervise three-five major gifts officers, to include overseeing the creation and execution of individual donor development plans and utilizing metrics to track performance.
- Develop and implement programs for major gifts staff professional development, process documentation on performance and track progress toward goals.
- Coordinate an effective program for volunteer leadership involvement, recognition, and stewardship of major gifts donors.
- Oversee event planning and execution relating to major gift and donor cultivation efforts.
- Additional responsibilities include supporting other areas of development as needed, including special events, marketing efforts, and staffing conferences.
This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., also home to the Barnard Medical Center. The position requires frequent travel (est. 35%-50%) to meet with prospects and donors, and provide oversight to regional major gifts officers, as needed.
This search is being conducted for PCRM by Aspire Nonprofit Partners, our search firm. All inquiries will be handled in confidence. Please send cover letter and resume to https://aspirenp.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk06npp In