CGRS is looking for a highly motivated development professional who wants to channel their activism and energy toward supporting refugee rights. Please send the job posting to anyone you know who is passionate about the art of creative fundraising. This newly restructured position will lead their team in efforts to expand and diversify their funding base during these critical times.
Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop and execute CGRS’s annual and long-term fundraising plan to meet organizational
and programmatic goals;
Explore and pursue new funding opportunities from a broad range of sources that include
institutional prospects as well as individual donors;
Coordinate strategic participation of key staff and board members in all development
Steward existing donors, develop and implement a major gifts campaign;
Coordinate with communications staff to generate content for CGRS website, newsletters,
and other public forums, executing a messaging and communications strategy for building a
sustained base of annual individual donors;
Take the lead in drafting letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and other solicitation materials;
work with staff to prepare reports to funders and other donor appreciation communications;
Manage the law firm giving campaign;
Develop and implement a corporate funding/partnership initiative;
Ensure systems and infrastructure readiness; direct the upgrade and maintenance of
existing development databases;
Oversee and assist with the preparation of budgets and financial reports.
The position is open until filled.