Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts, Planned Giving
4 Year Degree
Creates plans and initiatives to expand and maintain a robust pipeline of potential individual and planned giving.
Develops goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns in conjunction with the COO, Chairman, and senior team.
Implements an ambitious annual fund program designed to increase unrestricted revenue each year.
Manages a portfolio of individual and planned giving donors, achieving a pre-determined target of face-to-face engagement, solicitation, and stewardship visits per year. Fulfills cultivation and solicitation goals as outlined in each fiscal year operating plan for individual and planned giving program.
Develops and Manages all components of ACT For America planned giving program, including prospect engagement and donor stewardship initiatives.
Oversees fundraising events in support of the annual operating plan.
Oversees Corporate Sponsorship Program with specific identified goals.
Expands the resources of ACT For America by seeking bequests, planned gifts and other gifts to ACT For America Legacy Society.
Researches, writes and obtains grants from foundations, corporations and non-profit agencies.
Develops an annual operating plan for individual and planned giving, detailing the action plan in support of monetary goals and including metrics for performance of program and team members, as well as volunteer leadership.
Meets with donors and prospective donors to create and foster relationships.
Recruits and directs volunteers for fund-raising tasks and programs and ensures that volunteers receive fund-raising educational counsel when needed.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in designing and managing development programs.
Demonstrated success in soliciting and closing major and planned gifts toward meeting overall programmatic unrestricted and restricted goals. Experience in management of front line gift officers.
Demonstrated effective leadership and proven initiative to manage, inspire and advise ACT For America's volunteer leadership including Board and committee members and conference leadership.
Highly effective oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong strategic and analytic skills, demonstrated problem solving ability.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
***Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include comprehensive medical,
dental, vision, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and travel reimbursement.
About ACT for America
ACT for America is the nation’s largest non-profit, grassroots national security organization with over 1 million members nationwide focused on educating, engaging, and mobilizing citizens and elected officials to impact legislative outcomes to protect America. ACT for America over the past two years has implemented a custom designed Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system which provides instant access to donor records and history. Over the next four years, ACT for America will be focused on paid membership of individual donors, members and activists through web, direct mail as well as increasing its portfolio of new Ultra High-Net Worth Individual (UHNW) donors.