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Associate Director of Private Giving (JR 1643)

Los Angeles, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR 1643
Associate Director of Private Giving
Southern California
Salary: $62,000 DOE
Full Time
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking candidates with experience leading non-profit fundraising to join our Philanthropy Department as the Associate Director of Private Giving.
In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 
Under the supervision of the Senior Director, the Associate Director of Private Giving works to strengthen PATH’s overall fundraising capacity. The Associate Director is responsible for all systems and processes related to private fundraising for PATH and plays a key role in developing strategies related to donor solicitation, acknowledgement and stewardship. Responsibilities of the Associate Director of Private Giving include:
  • Supporting annual giving programs to help drive PATH’s private revenue streams
  • Creating and managing donor profiles and develop plans for ongoing stewardship
  • Supporting the production and planning of fundraising events
  • Supporting the leadership team in developing, implementing and maintaining an effective private giving strategy
  • Conducting day to day operations of the philanthropy department including providing mentorship, training, and oversight for the team
  • Researching and initiating new relationships and initiatives including corporate funding opportunities, identifying and building new support, and development and growth of digital platforms
  • Assisting with and supporting the maintenance of regular reports related to private giving revenue
  • Working with the philanthropy staff to maximize the use of donor data
  • Working with administrative staff to ensure that acknowledgement notices are sent in a timely manner and follow up is made to donor inquires
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency with Donor Perfect and Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate ability to interact with corporate leaders, board members and major donors
  • Display versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals in a multi-cultural environment
  • Display a high level of professionalism in dealing with sensitive issues
  • Effectively collaborate with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and organization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
For this role the Associate Director of Private giving must:
  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of related experienced OR have an equivalent combination of education and experience; Advanced degree or CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) strongly preferred
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Auto Insurance
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test
If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at and search for JR# 1643 to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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