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The Director of Donor Engagement is a leadership position within
Development. The Director of Donor Engagement is responsible for
creating and implementing key strategies and initiatives for donor
engagement, recognition, and stewardship for both individual and
corporate donor groups. They work independently to lead the Donor
Engagement team, other Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSAT)
staff, and volunteers in planning, coordinating, and executing
donor stewardship activities. The Director of Donor Engagement will
work closely with the Vice President for Development on creating
the strategic direction and focus for the donor engagement and
stewardship team. They will also collaborate with the Senior
Director of Philanthropy and Director of Development Operations and
Programs to ensure excellent and seamless coordination of the
internal and external donor stewardship efforts of PP South
The preferred location for this position is South Carolina but
with consideration it may be based out of Raleigh, Durham, and/or
Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Essential Functions: Serve as a senior member of the
department's staff with the primary responsibility for advancing
the affiliate's donor engagement program: create and execute
engaging donor events that build and deepen relationships with
supporters, boost the Planned Parenthood brand, and contribute to
the overall fundraising efforts of PPSAT.
Establish and maintain timetables and budgets for the Donor
Manage the Donor Engagement team, which includes three Associate
Directors of Donor Engagement. Responsible to recruit and hire, set
and measure challenging objectives, provide feedback, and mentor
team members to deliver their best performance.
Coordination and stewardship of volunteer leadership and
management of vendor relationships.
Lead the effort in creating operational plans for this function
across the affiliate service.
Identify and solicit donors and prospects as necessary and
Develop event and communication strategies to support event
sponsorship activities, awards or recognition and visibility
opportunities in collaboration with appropriate affiliate partners
and others throughout the year.
Work collaboratively to provide strategic input and/or
leadership (when needed) for all activities that support high
quality interactions with donors including: donor recognition
correspondence, campaign collateral, fundraising and cultivation
events, direct mail, database, and other stewardship activities
related to our donors.
Develop event and communication strategies to support event
Devise, implement, and manage effective, creative, and often
original strategies designed to individually and systematically
interest, engage, and secure a wide range of key prospects to meet
or exceed divisional, departmental, and affiliate funding
Participate on cross-functional teams and be a member of the
development leadership team.
Work with the Development Operations and Program team to
collaborate on management of database events module,
communications, direct mails, and volunteer communications.
Research and recommend adoption of appropriate new products and
strategies for donor engagement.
Leads fundraising by events to maximize profitability, supporter
engagement and recruitment, and to reflect well on the Planned
Parenthood brand. Meet fiscal year Development Department’s donor
Share responsibility for the strategic planning, development,
and implementation of the division's goals in collaboration with
the Vice President for Development, Senior Director of Development,
Directors of Philanthropy, Director of Development Operations and
Programs and affiliate team members as needed, and other senior
Share responsibility with the Vice President for Development and
other affiliate staff for staffing relevant boards and committees,
and in providing guidance and training in development and
Work closely with the Vice President for Development to develop
and implement annual and long-term donor engagement strategies to
raise funds, build relationships, and increase visibility.
Assist the Vice President for Development in maintaining a
strong team spirit within the division.
Assist with strategic planning, budget development, and internal
structures and processes.
Contribute to a positive work environment by following through
on tasks, taking initiative, working with the team and identifying
Adhere to affiliate policies and procedures including meetings
and training requirements, ensuring punctuality and attendance, and
following personnel policies.
Education, Experience, and Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s
degree in related field from accredited college or university.
Four to six years’ financial development and events management
Minimum one year management/supervisory experience.
Possess strong organizational and communication skills.
Must have excellent interpersonal personal skills and work well
with all levels of staff and volunteers.
Must be able to work independently, as part of a team and have
strong team-building skills and ability to prioritize with minimal
Must maintain confidentiality.
Set and measures challenging objectives for self and others;
gives evidence-based feedback that helps others to excel.
Makes decisions based on a range of internal and external
factors and long-term impact; consults widely across
Analyze objectives, considers options, plans and manages
appropriately; holds self and team accountable for achieving
Preferred Requirements: Master’s degree in related field
Five to seven year’s related experience preferred.
CFRE certificate preferred.
Starting annual salary within range of $59,300.00 - $71,400.00
commensurate with experience.
The position is benefits eligible.
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic is an equal opportunity
employer. A complete application includes a cover letter and