Associate Director, Individual & Corporate Giving

New York Legal Assistance Group Inc.
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 17, 2021
Jul 16, 2021
Other Fields
Employment Type
Full Time


Associate Director, Individual and Corporate Giving


  • Oversee Annual Fund giving  
    • Develop and execute annual giving strategy, including setting revenue goals, developing campaigns and collateral, and maintaining campaign calendar 
    • Design new and execute existing donor engagement strategies to identify prospects and increase funding from current and lapsed donors
    • Collaborate closely with external affairs team to execute fundraising campaigns, grow mailing lists, and maintain donor segmentations 
    • Develop and execute solicitation plans customized for donor segments
    • Draft donor cultivation materials, including collateral for both mailed and digital solicitation and donor acknowledgment materials
  • Oversee execution of Major Gift program
    • In conjunction with Director of Development, develop and oversee the execution of annual major donor strategy
    • Design and implement a prospect research strategy to level up existing donors and expand the pipeline of major gift prospects 
    • Develop individual stewardship plans and oversee the execution of well-crafted moves management strategies
    • Draft major gift solicitation materials and develop ask decks 
    • Support Director of Development, President & Attorney-in-Charge, members of the Board, and others in stewarding major donors 
    • Maintain a portfolio of individual mid-level and major donors
    • Support Corporate fundraising
      • Support identification and cultivation of prospective corporate supporters  
      • Draft solicitation materials targeted at corporate giving 
      • Liaise with external affairs and Pro Bono department team to develop new strategies to recognize corporate partners
    • Oversee database management and gift processing systems 
      • Serve as lead administrator for Salesforce database, managing users across development team
      • Develop strategies to maximize Salesforce database in support of fundraising efforts 
      • Ensure accurate record-keeping, timely acknowledgement of donors, and supervise monthly reconciliation process
    • Manage organization’s Young Professionals Committee
      • Develop strategies to engage young professionals as a source of fundraised revenue  
      • Collaborate with Pro Bono department to identify prospects and develop engagement strategies  
    • Support special event fundraising, including the annual Gala and other fundraising and cultivation events as they arise. 
    • Supervise Development Coordinator 




  • Minimum of 5 years in a professional setting; 3 years of experience in individual or corporate fundraising
  • Understanding of fundraising best practices with a demonstrated record of accomplishment growing philanthropic revenue and donor engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute donor stewardship plans
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a comfort working with high net worth individuals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to draft polished and compelling solicitation materials
  • Experience working with a donor database; experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Sense of humor

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