Requisition ID: req46289
Job Title: Manager, Major Giving
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Compensation: USD 65,000.00 - 75,000.00 Annually
Location: Los Angeles, CA USA
Work Arrangement: Fully Remote
The International Rescue Committee's (IRC) External Relations (ER) department enables the organization to respond to the worlds worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Within ER, the USA Philanthropy team leads the organizations work with USA-based High-Net-Worth Individuals. We're seeking an ambitious Major Giving West Manager to join our team!
The Manager, Major Giving West will play a meaningful role in supporting the Major Giving West team within USA Philanthropy, helping to handle distinct portfolios of high-net-worth donors and prospects and acting in very close collaboration with Officers and leadership to supervise progress on and implement the strategy for some of our most significant donor relationships. They will support the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a defined portfolio of IRC prospects and donors for assigned Officers. They will also coordinate stewardship reporting requirements, ongoing communications, information management, and donor database updates. The Manager will closely collaborate across ER to coordinate donor engagement, stewardship, and recognition consistent with donor stewardship plans and to maintain up-to-date portfolios for assigned Officer(s). This position will report to the Director of Major Giving West.
This position offers a wide-ranging growth opportunity for someone eager to advance to front-line fundraising.
Highlights of Major Responsibilities:
Collaborate with assigned Officer(s) to carry out strategies for high-net-worth individuals within each's portfolio, bringing in critical revenue for the organization.
Draft correspondence that supports the Officers interactions with the portfolio, including general and targeted communications such as letters and contact reports.
Support the payments for Bank transactions. Ensure completeness of payment documents in compliance with IRC and Donor policies and procedures.
Assist in creating materials, agendas, and briefings for external prospect and donor meetings and for internal strategy meetings.
With the Officer(s), supervise and manage expectations and objectives for each donor and prospect within the portfolio, including adhering to stewardship reporting requirements and timeframes.
Alongside the Officer(s), act as the liaison between donors or prospects and field staff, ensuring both parties receive the most critical information and that it is communicated clearly and strategically reflective of its audience.
Collaborate with other teams, including Prospect Research and Management, Analytics, and Operations, to supervise the entire donor cycle for Major Giving West.
Update the donor database (Salesforce) to maintain portfolio assignments, build and update giving proposals, request prospect research, review report requirements and submissions, supervise ongoing donor communication and activity, as well as additional relationship management duties.
Manage information flows between donors and prospects, program staff, and Officer(s).
Supervise internal drafting and approval processes vital for proposals, reports, and budgets.
Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues and IRC program/support staff globally.
Undertake special projects as advised.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Education and Work Experience: Bachelor degree or equivalent 3 years previous work experience, preferably gained in a development or fundraising team, non-profit, marketing, or sales team.
Proven Skills and Proficiencies:
Ability to meet deadlines with quality products.
Strong interpersonal skills; oral, written and presentation skills.
Experience with and knowledge of relevant technologies and tools. with excellent analytical skills combined with the substantiated ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and handle time effectively.
Understanding of the role of written communications in building and maintaining individual and institutional relationships.
Ability to identify, build, and implement processes vital to support effective donor relationships.
Strong ability to establish and maintain lasting professional relationships both internally and externally.
Highly computer literate, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as familiarity with CRM databases, including Salesforce.
Ability to respond quickly to changes in short-term work priorities.
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
Dedication to fundraising for international development, humanitarian, human rights, social justice, and US immigrant communities.
Understanding of the US fundraising marketplace.
Working Environment: This role requires working remotely full-time (i.e., telecommuting). Applicants must have a home or alternate workspace where they can effectively complete their work during regularly scheduled hours.
Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity:
IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.
The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.