Director of Development

Remote /
Marshall Plan for Moms /
Full-time
Marshall Plan for Moms (MPM) is dedicated to advancing public and private sector policy changes to benefit moms and remove barriers to equality. We work to uplift and value the vital work of moms for our economy and society. We speak out, as moms, to improve opportunities for mothers throughout the United States. The organization is housed within the non-profit Girls Who Code and founded by Reshma Saujani, a long-time advocate for women’s economic empowerment.

Marshall Plan for Moms is searching for a strategic, results-oriented Director of Development to lead development of new corporate partnerships and major gifts. Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and securing new corporate partnerships and major philanthropic gifts that help meet our ambitious fundraising goals. You have experience securing six and seven figure gifts from large corporations and/or other philanthropic funding sources by building and working a robust pipeline. You’re a natural salesperson and storyteller with a deep passion for our mission to close the gender gap in technology.  You enjoy diving into the details and setting up processes and systems to help our organization prospect, cultivate, and close major corporate and other philanthropic gifts.  The successful applicant will build lasting relationships with donors, and keep them informed on how their financial input is making the world a better place.

Responsibilities include:

    • In collaboration with CEO, set overall fundraising goals and strategy for new corporate sponsorships, individual giving, foundations, and events
    • Leverage and expand prospect pipeline to maintain, grow, and secure new six and seven figure corporate partnerships
    • Lead outreach and communication with prospective contacts across all levels
    • Pitch partnership opportunities to C-level executives and facilitate discovery and pitch meetings for CEO as needed with new prospects
    • Lead on communications with donors to keep them informed on how their financial input is making the world a better place
    • Develop best-in-class materials, processes and systems that improve Marshall Plan for Moms’ ability to tell its story and prospect, cultivate, and secure major gifts
    • In collaboration with Programs, develop new programmatic offerings and benefits based on feedback from prospects and donors
    • Review and revamp external pitch and resources, such as presentations, contracts and reports
    • Work with CEO, to evaluate individual giving and events programs, developing vision and strategy and driving execution for this emerging body of work

Qualifications:

    • 8+ years experience in a business development role or fundraising capacity in non-profit 
    • Comfort and desire to function as a highly-skilled individual contributor on a small, but ambitious team
    • Experience securing new six and seven figure gifts from corporations
    • Experience developing and operationalizing strategies for organizational and/or programmatic growth
    • Strong communication and presentation skills; a natural storyteller and salesperson who can win hearts and minds, influence, and negotiate
    • Keen sense of accountability for meeting deadlines and fundraising goals
    • Proven ability to manage multiple, deadline-driven projects at the same time while collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; advanced degree a plus
    • Commitment to Marshall Plan for Moms mission and to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Marshall Plan for Moms is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.

Marshall Plan for Moms is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  Marshall Plan for Moms is not able to sponsor employment visas.