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Director of Individual Philanthropy, West Coast

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We go where no one else will go to make the right to reproductive choice a reality for the world’s most marginalized women by providing access to contraception and safe abortion. We work with governments, communities, and local leaders to deliver safe, modern reproductive healthcare services to women no matter where they are. Because choice is meaningless without access. Our teams travel to reach our clients in rural and remote communities at over 30,000 outreach sites. Our midwives see clients in their homes, and we train private and public healthcare providers to offer quality services in their communities. We treat everyone who walks through the blue doors at our 600 MSI centers worldwide with respect and compassion, and we strive to ensure that all our clients have a positive experience and receive the highest quality clinical care – this is a hallmark of MSI.

MSI US is expanding its team of passionate fundraising professionals with the creation of this new position – Director of Individual Philanthropy, West Coast. This role’s primary responsibility is to further MSI’s mission through helping to build a strong west coast base of high-net-worth individual (HNWI) donors. Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of 8 years successful experience in high-net-worth individual fundraising; including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts of $10,000 and above, preferably for a non-profit engaged in international issues.
  • Experience with, and excited by the challenge of, building a major donor program.
  • Successful at creating and executing cultivation and solicitation strategies to engage new HNWI supporters and increase giving from current major donors.
  • Ability to understand the interests and motivations of donors and develop meaningful connections between the donor and the organization.
  • Equally comfortable making five- to seven-figure asks.
  • Sound judgment, tactful, and the ability to handle highly confidential information.
  • Self-starter and team player, possessing the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong commitment to results, and excellent attention to detail, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience using a donor tracking system/database to advance fundraising goals, and the capacity and willingness to learn new systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

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