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Employee Giving and Matching Gift Specialist

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Summary:  

The Employee Giving and Matching Gift Specialist is responsible for building and maintaining a strategic program enabling individuals to give to SPLC through their corporate employee giving programs. This position will liaise with key vendors (e.g., Benevity, Double the Donation), Corporate Employee Giving departments, and individual employees to grow and sustain a sizeable fundraising program.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Develop plan for growing and maximizing income (through acquisition, cultivation and stewardship) from individuals giving through giving programs administered by corporations, including the matching gift component of those programs;
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the giving managers at key corporations;
  • Work in collaboration with key vendors (e.g., Benevity and Double the Donation) to ensure that SPLC is using up-to-date tools and all donor information is accurate, up-to-date and structured to develop actionable insights;
  • Build and maintain relationships with other non-profits who are leaders in this field to ensure that we are building the most effective program possible;
  • Ensure all gifts are accurately maintained in SPLC’s CRM in a timely and efficient way;
  • Ensure that all donors who give through these programs are thanked and stewarded effectively;
  • Identify potential middle and major donors and liaise with appropriate Development staff to ensure these donors are stewarded appropriately;
  • Plan a program to consistently provide engagement opportunities with employees of key corporations;
  • Provide exceptional customer service and stewardship to donors, corporate contacts, and staff at relevant vendor partners;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications –

Education and Related Work Experience:

  • Three years of experience in a variety of fundraising roles, including direct response, major donors and foundations;
  • Experience developing and growing new fundraising strategies preferred;
  • Experience using a fundraising CRM;
  • Experience using data to inform strategy;
  • Experience significantly growing a fundraising program preferred;
  • High school diploma or GED.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to enthusiastically and accurately represent SPLC to a variety of constituents;
  • Ability to use data to inform strategy and decisions;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ease and skill in cultivating relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, ages, and circumstances;
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to persuade in speech and writing;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with proven ability to manage multiple competing tasks and demands; prioritizing several projects at once;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues, leadership, and funders;
  • Ability to establish goals, objectives, timelines and meet deadlines under pressure;
  • The ability to work independently and/or with a team;
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis;
  • Self-starter with positive attitude and tenacity when faced with obstacles;
  • Passionate advocate for and commitment to racial justice and anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion principles;
  • Commitment to ideals of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion; and
  • Commitment to fostering anti-racist work culture and to anti-racist principles and learning.

Other Special Considerations:

This job is performed under general office conditions and is not subject to any strenuous physical demands or dangerous conditions.

This position is represented by the Washington Baltimore News Guild.

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Due to COVID-19, our offices are currently closed and staff is working remotely. If this position is filled while our offices remain closed, the new employee will work remotely until the offices reopen. We are not asking newly hired employees to relocate while the offices are closed. 

An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, national origin, or prior record of arrest or conviction.

Summary:  

The Employee Giving and Matching Gift Specialist is responsible for building and maintaining a strategic program enabling individuals to give to SPLC through their corporate employee giving programs. This position will…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$55,000 - $67,000Commensurate with experience

Benefits

Vacation, Sick Leave, Holiday Leave, 401k, Wonderful Insurance

Vacation, Sick Leave, Holiday Leave, 401k, Wonderful Insurance

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Atlanta, GA
Associated Location
Atlanta, GA, USA

How to Apply

Apply for this exciting opportunity at the following link: https://www.splcenter.org/about/careers/jobs?gh_jid=5177029002

Apply for this exciting opportunity at the following link: https://www.splcenter.org/about/careers/jobs?gh_jid=5177029002

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