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Company / Organization: Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
Position Title: Philanthropy Officer
Job Location: Dallas, TX
Application Deadline: Not Specified
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Minimum Qualifications:

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas offers comprehensive reproductive healthcare services. We are here to educate and care for healthy communities. We believe the needs of our community are greater than they’ve ever been. And that drives us to work harder, aim higher, and expect more from one another. Here, you'll be empowered to make an immediate impact for our organization and clients.

We are searching for a Philanthropy Officer in Dallas, TX (North) to join our affiliate. We invite you to apply today.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package:

Excellent Medical and Dental Benefit Plans

Retirement plan and employer match

Generous Paid Time Off.

Plus Additional Benefits.

The Philanthropy Officer is responsible for overseeing fundraising programs within a designated region, including major gifts, special campaigns, planned giving, and fundraising for statewide advocacy efforts. Additional key responsibilities includes: (1) fundraising and relationship-building activities with individual donors and foundations, (2) identifies, cultivates, and stewards major gifts. Ensures productivity expectations and compliance standards are maintained. Abides by the organization’s mission in performing job duties. Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to quality health care and excellent customer service.

Key Responsibilities of the Philanthropy Officer include (please refer to online posting at www.ppgreatertx.org/jobs for complete job description):

  • Manages the Major Gifts program and conducts fundraising activities for assigned region.
  • Manages face-to-face for both major and planned gifts and provides staff support for solicitations in coordination with executive leadership and leadership volunteers.
  • Helps develop and implement a coordinated,year round Major Gifts plan and timetable, including setting target goals and monitoring results.
  • Manages major gift and planned giving solicitations, solicitation procedures and cultivation of donors from the earliest planning stages through implementation and follow-up within designated region.
  • Manages the mentoring of solicitors within designated region to assure their success in fundraising.
  • Develops and implements plan to strategically build and maintain donor base, including setting target goals and monitoring results.
  • Manages the Planned Giving program and conducts fundraising activities for designated region.
  • Develops and implements a coordinated, year-round Planned Giving plan and timetable, including setting target goals and monitoring results.
  • Works with the development team to engage in systematic research on prospective donors, foundations, and corporations to identify sources of support and to supply solicitors with prospect information.
  • Builds effective and trustworthy relationships with major donors, board members, foundation trustees, staff and community leaders.
  • Assists in Major Gifts fundraising for statewide advocacy efforts.
  • Partners with the leadership team to enhance community visibility, establish donor relations, etc.
  • Keeps current on changing trends in philanthropy and adjusts programs and strategies as needed.
  • Assures compliance with the Board of Director’s governance policies on development as well as the standards established by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
  • Assures that all fundraising materials and any communication with the public maintain the highest standards of integrity and honesty.
  • Serves as a role model for staff in quality of work, competence, standards of behavior, initiative, teamwork, and compliance with organization policies.
  • Manages volunteer committees that support special campaigns.
  • In conjunction with other appropriate staff, develops printed materials needed for fundraising (e.g. instructional materials, pledge cards, brochures, envelopes, mailing pieces).
  • Promotes and facilitates integration, collaboration and teamwork between all departments throughout the organization to advance the overall plans and initiatives.
  • Produces timely and accurate reports to Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and regulatory agencies as requested.
  • Maintains knowledge of abortion and family planning regulations and implements changes as necessary.
  • Represents the organization at meetings, community events, conferences, and fundraising events, as appropriate.
  • Has restricted access to client private health information and has no reason to view protected health information (PHI). May have access to data that is not considered PHI, such as aggregate numbers
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 4 years of professional fundraising experience or other related professional experience.
  • CFRE preferred.
  • Must have excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project and Internet.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to travel within and outside organization region as job dictates.
  • Ability to effectively perform a variety of development functions including annual campaigns, major gifts, events, planned giving, and special campaigns.
  • Demonstrated appreciation for the level of detail, discretion and good judgment necessary for solicitation and cultivation of donors and supporters.
  • Ability to manage details and complexity, to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and to work under pressure.
  • Comfortable and knowledgeable with discussing topics relating to sexual and reproductive health.
  • Skilled in verbal and written communications and effectively prepare written communications.
  • Must be able to speak effectively in a public or group setting.
  • Requires an understanding of and commitment to quality health care and excellent customer service.
  • Be discrete and safe guard confidential information.
  • Possess integrity and compliance – can be relied upon to act ethically.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Ability to lead, manage, direct, and motivate diverse groups of people and possess the skills to delegate and supervise volunteers.
  • Affiliate Knowledge: Understands the mission and structure of the affiliate and exhibits agency’s core values.
  • Recovery Skills: Responds effectively and acknowledges responsibilities when clients (internal or external) experience problems or mistakes; rectifies the situation to restore client satisfaction; seeks information and collaborates with others to take action to implement permanent fixes. Maintains stable performance and emotions when faced with opposition, pressure, and or stressful conditions.
  • Interpersonal Sensitivity: Acts in a way that indicates understanding and accurate interpretation of others’ concerns, feelings, strengths and limitations. Uses interpersonal understanding to shape one’s own response.
  • Advocacy: Supports others and actively contributes to Planned Parenthood’s success; celebrates others’ successes; collaborates across functions and departments to meet internal and external client needs.
  • Coping with Demands of the Position: Uses effective problem solving while working under stress, high volume of work demands and/or time demands; regularly meets deadlines.
  • Exemplify the organization’s values: We Tend to the Team; We Respect and Honor All People; We Jump In; We Try and We Learn; We Care for our Business; and We Return to our Mission.

Diversity creates a healthier environment: equal opportunity employer. We strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination of any kind, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, past, present or prospective military service, HIV status, family medical history or genetic information, socio-economic circumstances, language spoken or any other basis protected by law. We are a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace.

To view all job opportunities at Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas: www.ppgreatertx.org/jobs

Date Posted: 7/11/2019