The Individual Giving Director is responsible for raising $2M in the first year and growing to $3M over a three-year period from individual, family, and private foundation prospects and donors with a focus on donor retention and growth. The Individual Giving Director, reporting to the Managing Director, Development, builds and manages relationships with individuals and foundations and solicits gifts and partnerships that reflect their philanthropic and community engagement goals. Managing 90-120 active prospects, the position stewards accounts through the full prospect management cycle.
This position serves on the three-person Development Leadership Team and is one of six fundraising professionals that support a growing organization. The Individual Giving Director is a fundraising thought partner directing strategy and cultivation leveraging relationships and stories from AmeriCorps Members, alumni, City Year San José/Silicon Valley Board of Directors, and donors. The position amplifies these stories on multiple marketing channels to aid in fundraising.
The Individual Giving Director is responsible for overseeing and growing City Year San José/Silicon Valley’s major donor program, the Red Jacket Society (RJS). RJS is a community of philanthropic individuals and families who make a multi-year commitment of $10,000 or more. The position develops and manages all programs and campaigns that solicit gifts from individuals and foundations including an annual giving program, fundraising components of quarterly multi-channel marketing/fundraising campaigns, Giving Tuesday, fund-a-needs, and grants program. The Individual Giving Director manages a temporary external grants coordinator and the work of a shared grant writer.Job Description
Manage the Individual and Private Foundation Donor Cycle:
Major Gifts Program (Red Jacket Society)
Data and Pipeline Management
Cultivation Event Support
The Individual Giving Director is responsible for raising $2M in the first year and growing to $3M over a three-year period from individual, family, and private foundation prospects and donors with a focus on donor…
Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees and AmeriCorps members and their families; our students and school partners; and the community at large from COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment and service – all staff members, including remote staff, and AmeriCorps members are required to be fully vaccinated by November 19, 2021 or by your start date if after November 19, 2021. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the organization pursuant to applicable law. Notwithstanding any language herein, City Year will comply with any state, local, or federal orders, statutes, or regulations that may conflict with the COVID-19 vaccination policy.
*Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or one dose of a single-dose vaccination (Johnson & Johnson).
Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document. For more information, click here.
Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees and AmeriCorps members and their families; our students and school partners; and the community at…