Development Officer - Philanthropy (ID)_Fundraising Philanthropy

Anchorage, AK, USA ● Boise, ID, USA ● Fairbanks, AK, USA ● Juneau, AK, USA ● Meridian, ID, USA ● Twin Falls, ID, USA Req #2195
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Planned Parenthood

Working at Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawai’i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky is more than a job. It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work.

  As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion.  Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health, and wellbeing of people in our communities, and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression.  We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply. 


About this position: Development Officer

Obtains funds by cultivating and soliciting Planned Parenthood major donors and prospects.


This is a full-time exempt position open in Alaska and Idaho. Local candidates preferred. *


What you’ll be doing:

Maintains and actively grows a portfolio of major donors; communicates personally with donors about areas of interest and the Planned Parenthood case for support; solicits gifts or pledged bequests from major donors; and thanks donors in thoughtful, creative ways; develops individualized cultivation plans for all donors in portfolio, works with other development team members to actively move donors up into this major donor portfolio, and identifies and cultivates other prospective networks/groups in the assigned state or area. The Philanthropy Officer will be expected to travel to see donors across the footprint of the affiliate.

Compensation: PPGNHAIK's compensation philosophy is based on equity and transparency.  Starting offers are determined by both the candidate's directly applicable experience and internal equity within the pay grade. The pay range is $66K to $114k paid (annually).


Major Responsibilities:

Develops strategies to ensure the effective and timely cultivation and solicitation of major gifts and/or planned giving activity.


Cultivate and steward assigned donor portfolio in accordance with established team standards and metrics.


Keeps top prospects informed, interested, and involved.


Solicits current and prospective major donors.


Prepares written materials, including volunteer correspondence, major donor proposals or planned giving proposals.


Works cooperatively and collaboratively with regional volunteers and staff.


Utilizes senior staff and board members or other volunteers in major donor activities as appropriate, including assigning thank-you calls and preparing talking points on PP news.


Tracks moves management and solicitation in department database.


Conducts prospect research as needed.


Serves as effective spokesperson of Planned Parenthood by establishing knowledge on current local and national issues related to the mission.


Works with other members of the Development team to ensure accurate donor records, pledged bequests, and gift acknowledgement procedures.


Coordinates and organizes special stewardship events by identifying potential guests; developing announcements and invitations; making and coordinating arrangements; preparing talking points for speakers; and supervising activities.


Maintains job knowledge by attending meetings and trainings as required.


Assumes other tasks and responsibilities as assigned. 



Affiliate wide expectations:

Adheres to the PPGNHAIK code of conduct and all policies, procedures, and protocols.


Demonstrates and maintains a high degree of professionalism.


Takes action to support the affiliate’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


Supports and acts in accordance with the PPGNHAIK customer service standards.


Values continuous learning and seek ongoing training and development.



Entrepreneurial drive


Experience driving a metrics-based approach to fundraising


Strong relationship building


Supervisory Responsibilities:

None required.



BA/BS in related field preferred.



A minimum of four years fundraising experience, including some major donor cultivation and solicitation.



None required.



CFRE preferred.


Frequent travel within the state and occasional travel to other states required.

Perks: As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation.  
This position is only open to applicants that reside in the states of WA, ID, HI, KY, IN, AK.

Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage. For additional information regarding compensation, pay scales, or total rewards, please reach out to . 

Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccinations and Flu is required prior to starting employment with PPGNHAIK. If selected as the final candidate for this role, you will be required to provide proof of receiving both a current flu vaccination and two doses of the COVID vaccine. Please inform your Talent Acquisition Specialist if you will require an exemption/accommodation. Also, you will be required to provide three references (one from a supervisor and two from coworkers/peers).

 Next Steps: Please click apply now below to submit an application and resume. Once your information has been reviewed by our recruitment team, we will reach out by telephone and email to schedule an interview for all qualified applicants. Please continue to check your spam folder for all email communications that may come from our organization. 

Equal opportunity employment

PPGNHAIK is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit people of diverse backgrounds - and to support their retention and advancement within the organization. Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic.  Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful and engaging.

Racism deeply impacts the health and wellbeing of our communities, compounding existing disparities and creating intersectional barriers. We strive to name and address these barriers through community engagement and assessment, relevant and effective policy creation, and organizational accountability methods. We support initiatives that address all forms of oppression, however, maintaining an explicit focus on race is essential to advancing equity across our communities. Improving outcomes for people of color will improve outcomes for everyone. 









Other details

  • Job Function Non-manager
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Boise, ID, USA
  • Fairbanks, AK, USA
  • Juneau, AK, USA
  • Meridian, ID, USA
  • Twin Falls, ID, USA