Why Planned Parenthood?
Working at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest & the Hawaiian Islands is more than a job. It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work.
In our Development Department, this means a commitment to support Planned Parenthood’s mission by cultivating donors and procuring the necessary funds to maintain and grow our important programs and services.
As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health and wellbeing of people in our communities and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression. We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply.
About this position - Major Gifts Officer
Maintains and actively grows a portfolio of major donors; communicates personally with donors about areas of interest and the PPGNHI and PPVNH case for support
This is a full time position exempt based in Seattle, WA.
What you’ll be doing:
Solicits gifts or pledged bequests from major donors
Thanks donors in thoughtful, creative ways; develops individualized cultivation plans for all donors in portfolio
Works with other development team members to actively move donors up into this major donor portfolio, and identifies and cultivates other prospective networks/groups in the assigned state or area.
Develops strategies to ensure the effective and timely cultivation and solicitation of major gifts and/or planned giving activity.
Keeps top prospects informed, interested, and involved.
Prepares written materials, including volunteer correspondence, major donor proposals or planned giving proposals.
Works cooperatively and collaboratively with regional volunteers and staff.
Coordinates and organizes special stewardship events by identifying potential guests; developing announcements and invitations; making and coordinating arrangements; preparing talking points for speakers; and supervising activities.
We’ll trust you to:
Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain client confidentiality
Value continuous learning and seeks ongoing training and development
Take action to support the affiliate's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
Value team work, flexibility and adaptability; embraces change
You’ll need to have:
A minimum of four years fundraising experience, including some major donor cultivation and solicitation
Experience with Raisers Edge or other fundraising software preferred
Experience driving a metrics-based approach to fundraising
Strong relationship building
As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation.
Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, as well as a retirement plan with matching contributions by employer.
Equal opportunity employment
PPGNHI is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds - and to support their retention and advancement within the organization.
Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic. Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful and engaging