Full-Time

Senior Philanthropy Officer

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The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project

501-1,000 employees

Suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth

Social Impact

Compensation Overview

$100k - $110kAnnually

Senior

Remote in USA

Requirements
  • Proven success in securing multi-year and annual five-figure and above gifts.
  • Demonstrated success in identifying and cultivating new prospects and managing and personally soliciting major gifts to retain and grow a major gifts program.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly - both written and verbal - for audiences, both internal and external.
  • Proven collaborator who approaches all work and interactions with empathy and inclusion.
  • Recognized success in creating relationships with cross-functional teams from varying levels, working closely with colleagues to brainstorm ideas, discuss pros/cons, and develop ways forward.
  • Proven ability to listen and respond to develop mutual understanding and trust.
  • Experienced in fostering an environment where different opinions and approaches can be entertained, considered, and appreciated while working as a team to find a resolution.
  • Proven skill in distilling complex information into compelling, easily digestible narratives; presents information in an inspiring and persuasive way.
  • Track record of building effective and positive relationships with others, internally and externally and at all levels, incorporating relationship building as fundamental to success.
  • Prior success in roles with clear and concrete goals with a track record of meeting goals, and experience setting goals for their own progress.
  • Demonstrated experience in making data-based decisions.
  • Demonstrates awareness and support for The Trevor Project’s mission and vision: to end suicide and address mental health crises in the LGBTQ+ youth community, and create a world where all LGBTQ+ young people see a bright future for themselves.
Responsibilities
  • Secure $2M+ annually through major gift contributions of $25,000 or more in support of Trevor’s mission.
  • Work autonomously to manage a portfolio and lead relationships with some of Trevor’s largest donors and prospects, including building strategies, leading pitches, and identifying new opportunities.
  • Actively prospect for new major donors to build a sustainable pipeline of support for Trevor’s mission.
  • Oversee stewardship of a high-quality donor experience through developing individual relationships, correspondence, mailings, acknowledgements, and other meaningful opportunities to engage with the organization.
  • Identify opportunities to increase involvement for current and prospective donors.
  • Contribute to building an evolving fundraising model at Trevor, bringing new ideas and ways to build, scale, and manage philanthropic relationships.
  • Develop compelling proposals working alongside program and finance leadership, tracking impact against our goals in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain monthly reports and use this data to drive decision making around prioritizing donors and analyzing potential revenue increases over the entire portfolio.
  • Liaise between philanthropy and internal teams by helping to align on shared vision, goals, and projects.
  • Represent the organization at external functions and events.
  • Other relevant tasks, duties, or special projects as assigned

The Trevor Project provides free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs for LGBTQ+ young people, offering 24/7 phone lifeline, chat, and text support. They are also working on integrating with social media platforms to expand their reach.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.4M

Headquarters

West Hollywood, California

Founded

1998

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-5%

1 year growth

-11%

2 year growth

40%