Individual Giving Officer
All applications should be done directly on the Planned Parenthood of Illinois website:
For Chicago area applicants: https://jobs.lever.co/ppil/4da33a21-f17b-42c4-9673-0a00830f16fc?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=Handshake
For Central, IL area applicants: https://jobs.lever.co/ppil/fd91c30b-fc12-4472-92ef-5ebc42fd0462?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=Handshake
Or visit ppil.org/careers
The Individual Giving Officer (IGO) is responsible for inspiring, broadening, and deepening the support of individual donors to Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL). The IGO executes the strategy and management of the midlevel portfolio with the responsibility of building a robust donor base at all levels of giving. This position works under the supervision of the Campaign Director.
Position can work out of the Chicago Administrative office or one of our Central IL locations.
1. Work in collaboration with team members at PPIL, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and other affiliates when applicable to develop cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation strategies for the midlevel donor portfolio.
2. Work closely with Major Gifts Officers to build a Midlevel Giving program that serves as a donor pipeline for major gifts.
3. Supervise the collection, entry, and integrity of data related to the Midlevel Giving program, including contact notes, wealth modeling and research, biographic and demographic information, and moves tracking.
4. Develop and implement a donor communications plan and ensure adequate reporting of communications data.
5. Perform prospect research on current and prospective donors.
6. Maintain timely and accurate records on individual donors and potential donors to support ongoing activity and future fundraising - including plans, tracking, and reporting.
7. Establish long term goals and annual objectives for a midlevel portfolio of individuals in collaboration with the Campaign Director and Major Gift Officers. Conduct regular and ongoing portfolio analysis, communicate outcomes and challenges, suggest portfolio adjustments as needed, and project results as needed for reports and planning.
8. Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward the assigned portfolio of individual prospects for midlevel gifts. Ensure that the assigned portfolio is managed with the highest professional and ethical standards.
9. Support planning and execution of statewide fundraising special events to meet departmental goals, including cultivation events throughout the state.
10. Support the work of fundraising volunteers, including board members, in their cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities. Provide committees with necessary information, reports, and internal support to ensure their success.
11. Participate in the solicitation of board members.
12. Adhere to all departmental policies and procedures, as well as the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.
14. Through these activities demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to PPIL core values of access, activism, care, confidentiality, equity, excellence, integrity, respect, self-determination, and stewardship; practice these values in relations with internal and external customers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to type, handle, or feel and reach. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Supervisor: Campaign Director
Status: Full-time, exempt from the overtime provisions of the wage and salary administration policies.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Experience: A minimum of three years of fundraising experience
Professional qualities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. A self-motivated team player who can energize and lead both staff and volunteers. Dedication, flexibility, attention to detail and creativity a must. Familiarity with fundraising software (Salesforce experience a plus) and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite. Must be willing to maintain a flexible work schedule including evening and weekend hours and state-wide travel. Must possess a valid driver’s license. All candidates must have a commitment to operating goals of Planned Parenthood and possess the ability to contribute to the overall goals of the development department and organization.
Planned Parenthood works affirmatively to include diversity among its workforce and does not discriminate in the selection of its staff based on factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, income, marital status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. We encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position.