01/24/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/24/2020 15:19
Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) seeks a Major Gifts Officer to secure both major and annual gifts from individuals who share our values and vision. The Major Gifts Officer maintains a personal portfolio of major and planned giving prospects and donors. In collaboration with the Deputy Director for Philanthropy, the Major Gifts Officer develops strategies and approaches to successfully identify, cultivate, solicit, and secure gifts and steward donors around Oregon. The Major Gifts Officer spends a good portion of time outside the office meeting with people, including some travel around the state.
In addition, the Major Gifts Officer works with staff, board, volunteers and friends of OEC to meet the organization's goals for annual and special fundraising.
OEC established a major donor program (donors who contribute $1,000 or more annually) in 2006 and has increased major donor giving each year since then to over $650,000 in our 2019-20 annual budget.
Description of Duties
Compensation and Amenities
This is an exempt position, and the minimum salary is $65,000 with the potential for a higher salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits include four weeks of paid vacation (three the first year) annually, and generous health insurance for employee and family. Learn more about OEC benefits here.
About Oregon Environmental Council
Founded in 1968, OEC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization governed by a board of directors from throughout Oregon. Our mission is to advance innovative, collaborative, and equitable solutions to Oregon's environmental challenges for today and future generations. OEC advocates for impactful, lasting solutions that get at the source of Oregon's environmental problems and have real benefits for people's health and quality of life. These challenges include toxic chemicals in our environment, water pollution and scarcity, and climate change. We find common ground with a diverse group of stakeholders to create collaborative solutions that support social equity and a sustainable economy. To learn more about OEC's commitment to and progress on justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, see A vision for justice on our website.
This is a responsible position in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment. OEC offers a collaborative, team-oriented, family-friendly workplace that treats employees as the responsible professionals they are. You will learn a lot, laugh a lot, and feel great about helping Oregon communities become better, healthier places to live.
The position will be open until filled, but we will start to review applications on February 24, 2020. Please email your cover letter and resume to our operations manager Karen Roberti at [email protected] with subject line 'Major Gifts Officer-your name.'
Oregon Environmental Council provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender assignment, gender identity or expression, national origin, (dis)ability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layof , recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process, e-mail Karen Roberti at [email protected] or call 503-222-1963 x100 to let us know the nature of your request.
During the 2015 legislative session, Oregon Environmental Council was proud to join with environmental, health, communities of color and business partners concerned about climate pollution to help advance the Climate Stability and Justice Act (HB 3470). The Act would enforce Oregon's existing limits on climate pollution with a firm timeline for putting a comprehensive action plan in place to guarantee Oregon achieves its climate goals. This creates certainty for both businesses and the
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