Major Gifts Manager (Fundraising)

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Working at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest & the Hawaiian Islands is more than a job.  It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work.

In our Development Department, this means a commitment to support Planned Parenthood’s mission by cultivating donors and procuring the necessary funds to maintain and grow our important programs and services.

As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health and wellbeing of people in our communities and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression.  We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply.

About this position:

The Majors Gifts Manager will work closely with the VP of Development to create and implement strategies for individual major gift donor relationship management to meet short- and long-term goals of PPGNHI.

This individual will also oversee Major Gifts Officers & Assistants across the affiliate’s multi-state region. This is a full time, salaried position based in Seattle, WA.

What you’ll be doing:

Supervising a Major Gifts team, establishing annual plans, priorities and goals for the team, and ensuring that these efforts support institutional priorities. Identifies portfolio assignments and helps develop and implements performance metrics for the work of the Major Gifts Officers.

Managing donor tracking, donor events, prospect research, and budgets.

Personally managing a portfolio of donors; including, some of the organization’s most significant major donors and prospects

Coordinating an effective program for recognition, involvement and stewardship of major and special gifts donors in coordination with the VP of Development.

Interacting with internal staff to consult on PPGNHI needs, to formulate strategies to promote prospect engagement, and to identify potential donors.

Working with PPGNHI board members, fundraising committee members and campaign committee members as appropriate.

We’ll trust you to:

Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain client confidentiality
Value continuous learning and seeks ongoing training and development
Take action to support the affiliate’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusionValue team work, flexibility and adaptability; embraces change

You’ll need to have:

Management experience (required)

A minimum of four years fundraising experience, including some major donor cultivation and solicitation

Experience driving a metrics-based approach to fundraising

A willingness & ability to travel throughout the affiliate when necessary

BA/BS in related field preferred

Experience with Raisers Edge or other fundraising software preferred.


As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation.

Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, as well as a retirement plan with matching contributions by employer.

Equal opportunity employment

PPGNHI is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds – and to support their retention and advancement within the organization. Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic.  Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful and engaging.

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