Who We Are:
Food Lifeline believes that hunger doesn’t have to happen, and our mission is to feed people experiencing hunger today and work to end hunger for tomorrow. We’re currently hiring a Director of Individual Giving to lead and cultivate the stewardship of our individual fundraising team in order to grow community investment in our work.
Who You Are:
You care deeply about people experiencing hunger and hold them in the center of all that you do. You are a senior fundraiser who is ready to direct a fundraising team focusing on major gifts, individual giving, planned giving and donor events. You also have significant interest in helping Food Lifeline integrate and highlight our commitment to equity and inclusion throughout our fundraising programs.
You have a proven ability to raise significant funds - personally and through building accountable teams. You are an expert in philanthropy, pairing bold goals with strong plans, and you’re passionate about using philanthropy to drive social justice. You are committed to using equity as a process and an outcome of your work. You are known for your ability to drive tactics and projects to fruition.
You have confidence in your skills and knowledge and the humility to reflect, listen to understand, and be changed. You have outstanding communication and diplomacy skills and are a natural motivator who can influence at all levels. You are courageous enough to take risks, shoulder responsibility, fail occasionally, and continually learn.
Most of all, you wake up in the morning eager to use your skills to build a movement to end hunger.
General Position Summary:
As the Director of Individual Giving you would be responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive individual giving program through solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship of individual donor relationships. This position directs all major gifts activity, general individual giving, direct mail, planned giving, and donor events to grow and achieve revenue goals.
This position reports to the Chief Development Officer and works closely with the Directors of Marketing and Communications, Corporate and Foundations Relations, and Volunteer Engagement to ensure paths align with individual giving strategies.
To join our team as our Director of Individual Giving, please read the full job description and apply online by using the link below. Complete applications must include a resume and cover letter.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of diversity and inclusion to our hiring process.
Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequity and connections to marginalized communities.
Who We Are:
Food Lifeline believes that hunger doesn’t have to happen, and our mission is to feed people experiencing hunger today and work to end hunger for tomorrow. We’re currently hiring a Director of Individual Giving to lead and cultivate…