Director, Institutional Giving - Los Angeles, CA

Downtown Los Angeles /
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.  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.
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 55+ 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 preferred or equivalent relevant work experience
    • 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 Vice President, manage the organizational structure of the Institutional Giving program
    • Conduct research to identify potential grant opportunities from existing funders, as well as new prospects
    • Establish a grants calendar focused on mission-aligned foundation, corporate, and government partners with interest in PPLA’s programs and services
    • Project, track, and report to the Senior Director, Development monthly progress and projections toward all Institutional Giving program goals
    • Work with Patient Services, Community Education, Human Resources, Finance, and Public Affairs departments to develop compelling program narratives and goals that meet funder requirements
    • Gather, analyze, and synthesize finance reports and budgetary information from Finance Department to use in grant proposals and reports
    • Track and report on restricted grant funds in partnership with Finance Department
    • Closely monitor progress of all grant requests after they have been submitted. Advise and support Vice President, Development in necessary cultivation and stewardship activities
    • Ensure that grant proposals and contracts are reviewed by Senior Staff and signed by the President/CEO
    • 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.