Director, Institutional Giving - Los Angeles, CA

Downtown Los Angeles - Temporarily Remote due to Covid-19 /
Development – Institutional Giving /
Full-Time Regular
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is seeking an experienced Director, Institutional Giving with excellent communication and customer service skills to work in our Downtown Los Angeles Headquarters (temporarily remote due to covid-19).  This is a remarkable opportunity for the right individual who is committed to reproductive rights and healthcare in the Los Angeles community.  Be a part of a tightly knit, performance driven, team.  At PPLA you will have the opportunity to serve a mission you’re passionate about as you build relationships with committed institutions who are waiting for the right opportunity for further engagement towards our long term vision.
Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director, Institutional Giving is responsible for the organization, management, and generation of funds for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’s foundation, corporate, and government gift program, including prospecting, researching, and writing proposals, and extensive report writing.  This is a revenue-generating position responsible for raising $2 - $3m annually.
*When applying please include resume, cover letter, and a professional writing sample.  Applications without these items will not be considered*

Over one hundred years ago, Planned Parenthood was founded on the idea that everyone should have the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. Founded 52+ years ago, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is one of the largest providers of reproductive health care services in Los Angeles County. The Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA) team works together to provide high-quality, affordable reproductive health care to women, men, and young people across Los Angeles County. At PPLA, you will discover a culture of like-minded individuals who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission.

Our Ideal Candidate will have the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Minimum of eight (8) years of successful grant writing solicitations (must have experience writing and reporting government entities) within health care, social service, or similar nonprofit organization
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience managing staff
    • Superlative writing ability
    • Knowledge of and experience with project management and Raiser’s Edge
    • Strong administrative, organizational, budgeting, and management abilities
    • Ability to understand and develop program design, goals, and objectives
    • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals, including foundation, individual, government and corporate funders, and program staff
    • Reliable and flexible means of transportation and a willingness to travel throughout Los Angeles County as needed

About the position:

    • At the direction of the VP, manage the organizational structure of the Institutional Giving program
    • Conduct research to identify potential grants from current pool of funders, as well as new prospects
    • Participate in process to establish, schedule, and complete grant proposals throughout the calendar year with fiscal year funding needs in mind (done in partnership with Vice President, Development and other appropriate staff)
    • Project, track, and report to the Senior Director, Development monthly progress and projections toward all Individual Giving program goals
    • Work with Patient Services, Community Education, Human Resources, Finance, and Public Affairs departments to assist (generally) in the development of their program plans to assure that they will meet the interests and requirements of specific funders
    • Gather and analyze statistical and budgetary information from CKS and Finance Department for use in grant proposals and reports
    • Closely monitor progress of all grant requests after they have been submitted. Advise and support Vice President, Development in necessary follow-up activities
    • Ensure that grant contracts are reviewed by Senior Staff and signed by the President/CEO
    • Track funds in partnership with Finance Department
    • Prepare all progress and final reports to funders
    • Complete special writing assignments as needed
    • Supervise the Manager, Institutional Giving

Generous salary and benefits package includes:

    • Medical, dental, and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents
    • Free basic life/AD&D policy with additional voluntary coverage options
    • Short Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident policies
    • 403(b) Retirement plan with up to 3% employer match
    • Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Account plans
    • Public Transportation and Commuter Pre-Tax Reimbursements
    • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday benefits
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Los Angeles County Ordinance No. 184852.