Major Gifts Associate
About Family Law CASA
Since 2002, Family Law CASA has advocated for children in high risk, contentious family litigation by providing Court Appointed Special Advocates and attorney representation. Our work benefits over 250 kids per year from low-income families in King County. For more information, please visit our website www.familylawcasa.org .
Our Racial Equity Values Statement
At Family Law CASA, we exist in response to the family court system that disproportionately impacts BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) families. We strive to uphold the dignity and respect of all individuals by developing transparent and authentic relationships. We aspire to elevate BIPOC voices and experiences in decisions and hold ourselves, leadership and partners accountable through ensuring that we provide equitable advocacy for BIPOC children in court.
Family Law CASA is seeking a development professional for an exciting opportunity to help build a major gifts program at Family Law CASA. This person will be responsible for qualifying and managing a portfolio of ~100 donors and driving their engagement with the organization, as well as organizing up to 6 small donor events each year. We are looking for a motivated, self-starter with excellent attention to detail, who can work effectively in a fast-paced environment, who is committed to racial equity and is passionate about our mission. This is a part-time, non-exempt position that reports to our Development Director.
- Manage the administration of a core portfolio of 100-125 current and prospective major donors including research, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
- Use a moves management model to create and implement engagement and solicitation strategies for those in portfolio, utilizing the ED and Development Director as the frontline fundraisers.
- Leverage engagement opportunities with ED, Development Director and Board members to advance relationships with donors and potential donors.
- Support meeting scheduling, prepare meeting briefs, create call reports and track all donor data and moves in Sales Force database.
- Conduct prospect research to inform gift solicitation strategies.
- Work with the Development team to analyze the donor database and develop appropriate processes to effectively leverage data for major and planned giving fundraising purposes.
- Assist in the timely management of donor records to ensure confidentiality, completeness, accuracy of content, and documentation of contacts with organization representatives.
- Manage board members prospects lists and support ED to engage board in fundraising efforts throughout year.
- Oversee the execution of up to 6 smaller cultivation, stewardship and fundraising events, including;
- Event project and data management: Create and manage the timeline, program, task management, vendors, and budget. Support data needs of development events, including utilizing historical data to inform event fundraising strategy, mailing list development, RSVP tracking, day-of event production, and event follow-up.
- Event relationship management: Partner with ED and development director to coordinate with event hosts (board members and other donors)
- Day-of execution: ensure smooth logistics; oversee attendee check-in process; managing vendors, staff and volunteers, etc
- Participate in FLC staff meetings, development team meetings, and other periodic events such as advocate trainings, brown bags, racial equity conversations and our annual breakfast and other events.
- At least three years of non-profit development experience, including experience with major gifts and small events.
- Experience with Sales Force or other fundraising databases.
- Detail oriented, able to learn quickly, strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet navigation.
- Highly organized with ability to prioritize and simultaneously maintain multiple projects.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially ability to write thoughtful communications for donors on behalf of senior leadership.
- High level of professionalism and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to be flexible, responsive to feedback, and committed to continual learning.
- Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
- Ability to work with a diverse population.
- Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations, such as competing deadlines and communicating with key constituents.
- Commitment to FLC’s mission and our racial equity values.
Bachelors Degree or any combination of education and experience that qualify a candidate for this position.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary range is $24,000-$27,500 annual salary DOE ($48,000-$55,000 is FTE). Generous PTO policy, Simple IRA with 2% of salary contributed, transit card, 11 paid holidays per year and a fun work environment! No Health Benefits due to part time nature of this role.
Our offices are located in Tukwila, WA. This position will work partly remotely until King County enters Phase 4, and has option of being partially remote permanently.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Family Law CASA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sex assigned at birth, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.