The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe. We support brilliant and brave grantee partners in the U.S. and internationally who challenge oppression and seed change. We work for racial, economic, social, and gender justice because we all deserve to live our lives freely, without fear, and with dignity.
The first grantmaker to hundreds of organizations, Astraea plays a catalytic role for LGBTQI groups across the globe. Our grantmaking, capacity building and philanthropic advocacy programs support the work of lesbian, trans*, intersex and LGBTQI organizations to challenge oppression and claim rights.
The Major Gift Officer will be responsible for overseeing and implementing relationship building, out-the-door fundraising, and staffing of the executive director’s portfolio of major donors and prospects. This officer will develop an annual fundraising plan – projecting renewals, upgrades, planned gift prospect identification and new solicitations. The officer will collaborate with other fundraisers and our communications team to ensure ongoing cultivation and stewardship activities, liaise as needed with our board of directors, partner with our prospect researcher, and contact a minimum of 10-15 donors monthly. The officer also will be a good writer, able to absorb new information quickly and serve as a passionate ambassador for the foundation in the community and philanthropic spaces. Additionally, the Major Gift Officer will participate in planning and outreach for events, work with donors to set up Donor Advised Funds and serve as the primary contact with the donor advisors
HOW TO APPLY
Please send resume/CV, cover letter, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2017. Please include Major Gifts Officer in the subject line. No phone calls, please – only applicants being considered for interviews will be contacted.