PEN America, a nonprofit organization working at the intersection of literature and human rights, seeks an experienced, energetic fundraiser skilled in cultivating and stewarding supporters to serve as the senior manager for individual giving in its expanding development department. This is a full-time position based at PEN America’s New York City headquarters.
The individual giving senior manager will work closely with the chief development officer and the director of development to assist with all individual giving, including the annual fund; donor and prospect cultivation; year-end direct mail and online campaigns; prospect research; correspondence; and cultivation and stewardship of donors. Additionally, the individual giving senior manager will oversee our burgeoning Young Patrons program, working to build our growing young donor base.
This is a key role in our development department, working in coordination with supporters of programs and projects across the organization. The incumbent will gain expanded expertise in the strategies, tools and innovations utilized to develop funding initiatives for a mission-driven organization, and take on increasing responsibility for attracting individual donors and stewarding relationships with them.
Salary and Benefits: PEN America offers competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate with experience.
PEN America is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.
No phone calls, please.
PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the United States and worldwide. We champion the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world. Our mission is to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties that make it possible.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use “Individual Giving Senior Manager” and your name as the subject of your email (for example, “Individual Giving Senior Manager – Jane Doe”). Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.