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Philanthropy Officer, Indiana

Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawai'i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky
Indiana, United States
$59,370.00 - $89,055.00
Closing date
Dec 22, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Major Gifts
Advocacy, Health, Social Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Why Planned Parenthood?

Working at Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawai’i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky is more than a job. It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work.

As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health and well-being of people in our communities and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression. We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply.


About this position:

The Development Officer - Philanthropy maintains and actively grows a portfolio of major donors; communicates personally with donors about areas of interest and the Planned Parenthood case for support; solicits gifts or pledged bequests from major donors; and thanks donors in thoughtful, creative ways; develops individualized cultivation plans for all donors in portfolio, works with other development team members to actively move donors up into this major donor portfolio, and identifies and cultivates other prospective networks/groups in the assigned state or area.

Salary range:$59,370 to $89,055 annually, based on experience.

This role is hybrid/remote but must be located in or nearby Indianapolis, IN. Travel may be necessary for team meetings, potential donors, etc.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develops strategies to ensure the effective and timely cultivation and solicitation of major gifts and/or planned giving activity.
  • Cultivate and steward assigned donor portfolio in accordance with established team standards and metrics.
  • Keeps top prospects informed, interested, and involved.
  • Solicits current and prospective major donors.
  • Prepares written materials, including volunteer correspondence, major donor proposals or planned giving proposals.
  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with regional volunteers and staff.
  • Utilizes senior staff and board members or other volunteers in major donor activities as appropriate, including assigning thank-you calls and preparing talking points on PP news.
  • Tracks moves management and solicitation in department database.
  • Conducts prospect research as needed.
  • Serves as effective spokesperson of Planned Parenthood by establishing knowledge on current local and national issues related to the mission.
  • Works with other members of the Development team to ensure accurate donor records, pledged bequests, and gift acknowledgement procedures.
  • Coordinates and organizes special stewardship events by identifying potential guests; developing announcements and invitations; making and coordinating arrangements; preparing talking points for speakers; and supervising activities.
  • Maintains job knowledge by attending meetings and trainings as required.
  • Assumes other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.
We’ll trust you to:

  • Adhere to the PPGNHAIK code of conduct and all policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Demonstrate and maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Take action to support the affiliate’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Support and act in accordance with the PPGNHAIK customer service standards.
  • Value continuous learning and seek ongoing training and development.
You’ll need to have:

Education: BA/BS in related field preferred.
Experience: A minimum of four years fundraising experience, including some major donor cultivation and solicitation.
Certification: CFRE preferred.


Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccinations and Proof of recent Influenza Vaccine is required prior to starting employment with PPGNHAIK.

Next Steps:

Please click apply now to submit an application and resume. Once your information has been reviewed by our recruitment team, we will reach out by telephone and email to schedule an interview for all qualified applicants. Please continue to check your spam folder for all email communications that may come from our organization.


Equal Opportunity Employment:
PPGNHAIK is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds and to support their retention and advancement within the organization. Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic. Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful and engaging.

Racism deeply impacts the health and wellbeing of our communities, compounding existing disparities and creating intersectional barriers. We strive to name and address these barriers through community engagement and assessment, relevant and effective policy creation, and organizational accountability methods. We support initiatives that address all forms of oppression, however, maintaining an explicit focus on race is essential to advancing equity across our communities. Improving outcomes for people of color will improve outcomes for everyone.

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