Employment - Grants and Development Manager

The Global Justice Center is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic Grants and Development Manager with a passion for human rights and the ability to synthesize complex ideas and explain them simply and engagingly. We are looking for a dedicated fundraiser with exceptional interpersonal skills who is interested in joining a small and high-energy team. We’re looking for a team member who is familiar with the world of international human rights and advocacy, with experience spearheading successful fundraising campaigns for both foundations and major donors.

I. Duties & Responsibilities

Major duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

Strategic Planning

  • Collaborating with the President and senior staff to develop and lead annual and multi-year fundraising plans and define philanthropic goals and strategies.
  • Spearheading special stewardship initiatives, fundraising appeals, and donor prospecting.
  • Establishing an annual fundraising calendar and quarterly goals and managing the fundraising efforts of GJC’s Board members.
  • Working closely with the President on development of GJC’s annual budget, financial reports and fundraising documents.
  • Collaborating seamlessly with Communications team to develop consistent messaging and fundraising strategies

Grants Management

  • Managing all grant applications and grant reporting in close coordination with program staff.
  • Maintaining correspondence with current and prospective institutional donors.
  • Researching and identifying new prospective institutional donors.

Individual Giving

  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with current individual donors.
  • Developing strategies and organizing events to cultivate new individual donors.
  • Utilizing and maintaining donor database in Salesforce as a tool for growth.

II. Qualifications

  • 3-5 years development experience in an advocacy or policy-based organization.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree a plus.
  • Experience managing innovative donor cultivation strategies with a small team.
  • Experience planning, managing, and executing fundraising campaigns
  • Experience developing and managing budgets―prior training in accounting preferred.
  • Strong computer and database skills, especially with Microsoft Excel and Salesforce.
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to write well under tight deadlines.
  • Experience working with legal organizations, legal theories or non-direct service non-profits a plus.

Deadline to apply is September 8, 2017, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply, send a resume, cover letter including salary requirements, and a writing sample to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.