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Major Gifts Officer, Pacific Northwest

Center for Reproductive Rights
Washington, United States
$139,999.00 - $140,000.00
Posted Date
Jun 21, 2024

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Position Type
Fundraising, Major Gifts
Health, Legal Services
Employment Type
Full Time

The Role: Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, Western Region, the Major Gifts Officer, t, is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects and existing donors. The MGO nurtures these relationships using professional prospect management techniques and works collaboratively and in coordination with colleagues across the Center for Reproductive Rights to provide donors with an outstanding philanthropic experience.

This position will be based in Seattle. Covid-19 Vaccination is required for all U.S.-based employees of the Center.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a portfolio of 150+ donors and prospects, including individuals and family foundations.
  • Create individual goals for each donor based on the donor’s giving history and knowledge of the donor’s potential.
  • Create individual “moves management” plans for each donor in the portfolio and consistently execute them in a timely manner so that donors are retained and upgraded.
  • Create briefings, proposal materials, and other donor communications.
  • Engage with the Center’s leadership and Board of Directors to identify and cultivate prospects for new volunteer leadership.
  • Produce regional donor cultivation and stewardship opportunities, such as small events or briefings.
  • Build strong relationships with the Center’s Programs, Communications, Finance, Legal Teams and others to acquire the information needed to effectively engage major donors.
  • Create weekly and monthly reports as required by management that will accurately reflect portfolio activity and performance.


  • 10 years of experience working in a strategic, front-line annual, and/or major gifts fundraising position.
  • Commitment to the Center’s mission, purpose, and values.
  • A successful track record of personally identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding high net-worth individuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, build strong relationships, and thrive in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment.
  • Strong communication, writing, and interpersonal skills; in particular, a sophisticated ability to effectively and compellingly communicate the Center’s case for support to different audiences.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Experience in reproductive rights a plus or familiarity with other issues relating to women’s equality, human rights, civil rights, or racial and social justice issues is highly desirable as is knowledge of the Texas and Central U.S. philanthropic markets.
  • Principled, ethical, professional, and committed to exceptional work quality and standards.
  • Experience with volunteer management.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion essential.
  • Ability to travel required.
  • A Bachelor's degree is required.

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