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Major Gifts Officer – Southeast Region of the United States

Nonprofit dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives seeks a fundraising professional with at least three years major gift experience to oversee donor relations and the cultivation of new supporters in the southeast region of the United States.

About the Physicians Committee

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.

About the Development Team

The development team supports the Physicians Committee’s work through a variety of fundraising channels, including individual gifts, grants, direct response, planned giving, and special events. The team members are dedicated to finding innovative ways to keep existing supporters informed of campaign progress and to seek new support. The team is knowledgeable and well-versed in the organization’s efforts and prides itself on being creative, accessible, donor-centric, and supportive of each other.

About this Career Opportunity

The Major Gifts Officer will manage individual fundraising in the southeast region of the United States. The ideal team member will be passionate about public health, a plant-based lifestyle, and ending animal cruelty. They will be innovative, organized, and enjoy connecting with others who share the same passion for saving animals and advancing modern medicine. They will be joining an elite team of fundraising professionals and will be expected to bring unique strengths to the team that will enhance the development program.

This is a full-time position with a remote working arrangement within the southeast region of the United States. Extensive travel throughout the region will be required when travel is safely resumed. 

Who We’re Looking For

We are looking for a fundraising professional with at least three years of experience with major gifts. Knowledge and experience of Raiser’s Edge is a plus. If you are passionate about the Physicians Committee's mission to advance human health and ethical research, we'd like to hear from you. 

How to Apply

We require a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your accomplishments or related experience and your professional goals. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.