American Red Cross - Regional Philanthropy Officer Email

AFP Member? No
Name of Organization: American Red Cross
Title of Position: Regional Philanthropy Officer
Starting Date: 08/01/2022
Salary Range (low): $70,000
Salary Range (high): $75,000
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Description of Responsibilities: Work for an organization where your career is a force for good! We are seeking a relationship builder who can meet goals and objectives, connect with our donors, and serve our mission. The Role: Regional Philanthropy Officer. Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors in the Rochester and Buffalo, NY markets. Develop and execute ongoing regional strategy for qualifying donors to ensure retention, growth of donor contributions, as well as recapture from previous donors. Work collaboratively with other departments and fundraising staff to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and the interests of the donor/prospect. Meet personal annual revenue target ($500K) by working with an assigned portfolio of corporate donors and prospects. Implement a program/activity to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors at the $5,000 level or higher, with an emphasis on maximizing revenue for the American Red Cross. Assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross. This position is a blend of work from home, in-person meetings with donors, and work in the Rochester Office approximately 3 days/week. Participate in disaster relief fundraising projects as appropriate.


Salary Increment Policy
Performance Review Policy
Vacation and Holiday Policy
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan 

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required

Experience/Personal Qualifications: Minimum five years of sales and/or fundraising experience required. Proven experience in developing strategies for donor retention, growth, and recapture and proven success with complex requests is required. A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required. Significant expertise with Rochester’s fundraising community is highly desirable. Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Knowledge of office systems: MS Office preferred and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge, Ability to work on a team within a collaborative environment and ensure the highest customer service orientation. Travel: Frequent travel within the Region required.

Special Requirements of Position: Travel

Position Reports to: Alexandra Murello, Chief Development Officer

Send Correspondence to:
Suzie Verner, Senior Talent Advisor
American Red Cross
7569 Cloud Ct
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence: Resume