Senior Manager, Major Gifts
Fair Fight Action is the nation’s only voting rights organization focused on promoting free and fair elections through litigation, legislation, and advocacy. We bring high-impact campaign strategies to make elections fair for all.
To deliver on our mission, Fair Fight Action hires and supports a diverse team of the best and brightest, most mission-driven people available. We encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and walks of life and work hard to create an environment where everyone on our team feels included, involved in key decisions that affect them and supported in bringing their full selves to work. Learn more about us at www.fairfight.com.
The Senior Manager, Major Gifts is a key member of the Development Team and serves as a primary liaison between Fair Fight Action and current major donors. The Senior Manager, Major Gifts is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of major donors, fundraising strategy and stewardship program and reports to the Deputy Director of Development.
The ideal candidate for this role will have a proven track record of securing mid-level gifts ranging from $5,000 to $250,000 from current and prospective donors, superior relationship building skills, organizational skills, and leadership qualities.
What You’ll Do
Oversee an annual fundraising program and stewardship plan for major donors
Research major donors
Draft persuasive outreach to, and conduct engagement with, major donors
Manage timelines and deliverables
Track monthly, quarterly, and annual goals and progress to those goals
Assist the Development Team with the creation, and departmental approval, of donor pitches, emails, presentations, and memos
Collaborate with Development team members in goal strategy to execute fundraising programs
Assist the Development Team with department special projects and initiatives
Lead or participate in departmental meetings or cross-departmental meetings on behalf of the department, as needed.
Support the work of the department, as needs are identified by the Director or Deputy Director, which may include strategic planning, drafting written materials, managing and updating internal donor databases, assisting with the development and execution of special projects, and other needs.
Who You Are
Our ideal candidate will have:
4-6 years of experience in fundraising
Demonstrated ability to connect with people and steward donations.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to specific audiences; can communicate effortlessly with internal and external stakeholders.
Analytical and persuasive writing skills, including ability to convey complex information in a clear manner to a diverse audience.
Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks under minimal supervision, proactive and efficient in execution and follow-up.
Strong administrative and project management skills with the ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks in an effective and efficient manner.
Passion for the mission of Fair Fight Action and knowledge of voting rights.
The ideal candidate has cultural competence in fundraising and communications with communities of color.
Familiarity and experience working with national and Georgia funders, a plus.
Experience working at a nonprofit or political organization, a plus.
Experience with NGP, a plus.
Working At Fair Fight Action
This is a full-time, permanent, remote position within the Continental U.S. Due to the pandemic, all work is currently virtual. However, travel to Atlanta may be expected up to 10% of the time when travel is allowed by the organization.
We offer a generous benefits package which includes generous paid time off, a national health/dental/vision insurance plan, a mental health and wellness program, a 401K retirement plan with employer contribution and match, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid family leave and more.
Salary: $76,000-$95,000/year based upon experience.
To Apply: Please submit an updated cover letter and resume.
Please note: Applications for this position will be accepted on a rolling basis and the position will remain posted until filled. U.S. work authorization is required. Fair Fight Action is an equal opportunity employer.
Original date posted: November 10, 2022
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
About Fair Fight Action
Fair Fight Action is the nation’s only voting rights organization focused on promoting free and fair elections through litigation, legislation, and advocacy. We bring high-impact campaign strategies to make elections fair – for all.