The Director of Individual Giving (US-UN) focuses on organizational strategic priorities, with a special emphasis on fundraising in support of the UN Foundation’s (UNF) portfolio of work to support a strong US-UN relationship. S/he creates and implements strategies for the ongoing cultivation of donors capable of making major gifts focusing on markets of highest return to UNF. The Director will conduct initial exploratory meetings with donors and prospects to determine capacity and inclination to give and conduct donor calls to cultivate relationships with donors and prospects.
The Director of Individual Giving (US-UN) is accountable for UNF’s fundraising performance of middle ($1,000- $9,999) and major donors ($10,000-$100,000), including identification of prospects, development of donor strategies, cultivation and coordination alongside Senior Leaders, and direct solicitation and stewardship. S/he is responsible for enhancing, establishing and administering initiatives designed to achieve both short and long-range advancements in middle and major donor fundraising. S/he will develop comprehensive strategies that will produce sustainable, long-term revenue for UNF including for its advocacy work; craft proposals for high-net-worth philanthropists; and plan and execute fundraising plans/mini-campaigns. S/he will directly manage a growing portfolio of donors ($1,000-$25,000), including UNF’s Global Leadership Council.
S/he will maintain ongoing contact with lapsed and current donors and work on a variety of activities which may include providing program information to prospects and drafting routine correspondence and acknowledgments. Using Salesforce, this person will update donor information, produce reports, perform analysis, and track and cultivate donors. This position has the potential to supervise associate-level staff.
The Director of Individual Giving (US-UN) reports directly to the UN Foundation’s Vice President, Development as part of the Integrated Development team and will work closely under the Foundation’s Senior Vice President responsible for its U.S.-UN advocacy and grassroots efforts.
Benefits & Compensation
For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:
Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of family leave care.