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Director of Philanthropy (Remote)

American Business Immigration Coalition
Illinois, United States
$115,000.00 - $135,000.00
Posted Date
Jul 10, 2024


Working with ABIC’s Senior Leadership team and State Directors, the Director of Philanthropy will provide strategic leadership to grow fundraising revenues from foundations, corporations, government sources, individuals, and events. The Director of Philanthropy will also work closely with the Senior Leadership team to build a development team that supports a growing organization. This is a 100% remote position.


    Create and execute a fundraising strategy to increase revenues.  Oversee all fundraising events including small donor cultivation events and annual conference, grant writing, major donor and membership cultivation, prospect identification and research, donor engagement, government grants and contracts, and corporate partnerships. Build a high-performing development department. Create and institutionalize best practices for fundraising, gift acknowledgement, donor tracking and cultivation, and coordination across departments and state chapters.   Work collaboratively with State Directors to create and implement local fundraising plans.  Provide oversight and guidance in building out EveryAction to track donations and cultivation opportunities. Work closely with the Director of Operations to ensure grants and donations are being processed and acknowledged.  


    At least five years of experience and strong track record of success in fundraising across revenue streams, donor cultivation, and event management. Experience with fundraising campaigns, major gift solicitation, events, online fundraising, annual appeals and membership drive.  Experience creating and implementing a development plan.  Experience with supervising staff.  Knowledge of and background in immigration issues at national, state, and local levels is an advantage.  Experience working with board members to enhance and leverage fundraising activities.  Knowledge of EveryAction is a plus.  Fluency in immigration issues and national politics is a plus.    Excellent written, interpersonal, and communications skills is a must. 

ABIC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for employees. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, or other legally protected characteristics.


The American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) promotes common sense immigration reform that advances economic competitiveness, provides companies with both the high-skilled and low-skilled talent they need, and allows the integration of immigrants into our economy as consumers, workers, entrepreneurs, and citizens.

ABIC members include CEOs, retired CEOs, business associations, small business owners as well as hospitals and universities. ABIC works in partnership with diverse immigrant advocates to support pro-immigrant legislation at the state and federal levels. Currently, ABIC is active in 16 states including Illinois, Florida, Texas, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina, North Carolina, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada. 

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Compensation: This position will be full-time. We offer a competitive compensation package. Please note all salaries are commensurate with experience. ABIC also provides an attractive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, unlimited paid time off, and standard holidays. 

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to ABIC Human Resources at and include “ABIC Director of Philanthropy” in the subject line. 

The position will remain open until filled.

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