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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: $95,000-$110,000
  • Organization Type: Health

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri


POSITION TITLE: Director of Major Gifts
STATUS: Salaried, Exempt
REPORTS TO: Chief Development Officer
SALARY: $95,000-$110,000/Year

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Must have or obtain the Flu, COVID Vaccines and Booster!

Planned Parenthood St Louis Region and Southwest Missouri (PPSLRSWMO) offers a robust benefits package.
Employer Paid:
Healthcare: Employee pays approximately $100 per pay period
Vision: Employee pays approximately $4 per pay period
Dental: Employee pays approximately $5 per pay period
Life Insurance: Up to $100,000
Paid Parental Leave: 8 weeks of full salary after the event (birth or adoption)
Retirement plan with up to 6% contribution after 1 year of employment
Generous Paid Time Off: 8 Sick Days, 10 Vacation Days, 5 Care for you Days and 9 Holidays

Employee Paid/Voluntary Benefits Include:
Aflac: Short-Term Disability, Accident Policy and Hospitalization Policy Life Insurance additional coverage up to $100,000

In partnership with the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for growing an emerging major gifts program through identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts from individual donors, with a focus on Planned Giving and Annual Giving initiatives. The Director of Major Gifts will manage
a portfolio of current and prospective donors and is primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of major gifts, along with supervision of two Philanthropy Officers. The Director of Major Gifts will lead major gift strategy with Philanthropy Officers, work closely with other development staff and volunteers to execute
cultivation strategies, manage donor portfolios, and meet fundraising goals.

● Passion for the mission of Planned Parenthood
● Strong experience in implementing Major and Planned Giving and Annual Giving programs
● Provide management, supervision, coaching and performance evaluations for two Philanthropy Officers
● Track record building relationships, closing gifts, and upgrading annual donors to major gifts of $5,000 and above
● Cultivate, soliciting, and steward a portfolio of annual, major and planned gift donors of $5,000+
● In collaboration with the Director of Development, monitor and support the portfolio management of key staff, including the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Development Officer
● Ability to conduct thorough research on prospective donors using various tools and databases
● Familiarity with philanthropic trends and best practices
● Excellent communication, interpersonal, and networking skills
● Experience with board relations and donor stewardship
● Demonstrated ability to write compelling donor proposals is preferred
● Other duties as assigned
● Periodic travel to affiliate locations may be required

● 5+ years of fundraising experience
● 3+ years of management/supervisory experience
● Bachelors degree in a relevant field
● Experience in healthcare or social justice advocacy is a plus
● CFRE certification is desirable

PPSLRSWMO maintains a strict policy prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, economic background, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital or relationship status, military service or
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

PPSLRSWMO acknowledges and owns our past and present; therefore, we seek to look inward into how white supremacy continues to show up in our organization. We have a responsibility to create a place of equity and of inclusion, and we commit to dismantling racism and moving the needle to a more equitable workplace.

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