Western Center seeks an experienced, dynamic fundraising professional with individual giving experience, including expertise building donor relationships, sustaining and increasing current donor gifts, conducting research, outreach and events, and securing new annual fund donors at and below $10,000.
This is an excellent opportunity for a fundraising professional to fulfill a primary role in the Western Center's individual giving strategy. The position demands creative and strategic thinking, and the ability to flourish in a team setting while implementing team objectives independently, often under time pressure.
This is a full-time, exempt position with opportunity for growth, and reports to the Director of Development. Candidates from Los Angeles are preferred, but qualified applicants from the Bay Area and Sacramento will be considered.
Data and Research
Events and Marketing
Competitive salary of $60,000 - $80,000 depending on experience We provide a generous benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan with ER contributions and a modest match, leave policies, vacation, and December holiday office closure at full pay. We provide opportunities and support to ensure our staff are able to grow and develop their professional skills.
Applications accepted until the position is filled. Applications preferred by March 15. Please email cover letter, resume, two samples of writing, such as campaign copy/visuals, or donor emails, and a list of references to Stephanie Surabian, Director of Finance and Administration, email@example.com.
To promote social justice and achieve our mission, Western Center is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace. In your cover letter, please explain how you think your personal and/or professional experience or background has prepared you to contribute to a work environment with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Western Center strives for a diverse and inclusive workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Western Center strongly encourages applications from persons of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups whose background may contribute to effectively representing low-income people and underserved communities.
For over 50 years, Western Center on Law and Poverty leads the fight to end poverty and secure housing, health care, a strong safety net, and racial and economic justice for all low-income Californians. Western Center brings about system-wide change through impact litigation, legislative, policy and administrative advocacy at the state and federal level, and support for legal services and community based organizations. With offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Oakland, we are California’s largest legal services support center.