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INIDIVIDUAL GIFTS OFFICER II

INIDIVIDUAL GIFTS OFFICER II

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This position will be based in Earthjustice’s New York City office and report to the Associate Director, East Coast.

The Individual Gifts Officer will join a growth-minded, best-in-class Development Team and be a key contributor in building Earthjustice’s community of philanthropy across the Eastern region and achieving the goals set forth in the organization’s $825 million Never Rest Campaign. This individual will have the opportunity to leave a lasting footprint on Earthjustice’s collaborative efforts to impact the most vital environmental justice issues of our time and bring about positive change.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain an active portfolio of 75-125 donors. Develop and implement moves management strategies for qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding those donors.
  • Build relationships with donors and prospects via personal or video conferencing visits, phone calls, ongoing written contact, and events.
  • Solicit and close outright gifts and planned gifts with a fundraising target of $500,000 annually.
  • Develop an appropriate stewardship plan for the portfolio that demonstrates appreciation, recognition, and engagement of donors.
  • Acquire and maintain a strong knowledge of Earthjustice’s work in order to educate and inform prospective and existing donors.
  • Provide program information to donors and prospects and draft personalized correspondence and acknowledgments.
  • Assist in identification and qualification of new prospects and donors in the region.
  • Provide timely briefing memos and detailed contact reports for meetings and other contacts with donors. Record interactions with donors in the donor database.
  • Promote team cohesion and a positive workplace culture by participating in department, office, and organization wide meetings, trainings, and skills sharing.
  • Assist with related duties for the East Regional portfolios, including but not limited to logistics for donor cultivation events, virtual meetings and small gatherings.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
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