Manager, Individual Giving

  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 26

Position description

EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.


In consultation with the Director of Individual Giving, the Manager, of Individual Giving oversees direct mail program, tracks goals, responsible for researching, identifying, and conducting outreach to new individual donors, and supports stewardship of existing donors. The Manager will contribute to the growth and achievement of fundraising targets for individual donors; supervise the in-house and external fundraising mail programs; create and implement strategic event strategies where feasible; and help attract new donors to the organization. The Manager serves as an external representative of the organization and works in close collaboration with the Director and senior leadership.


  •  Proven success in creating and implementing strategic face-to-face individual fundraising of 5-figure gifts and above.
  •  Understanding of planned giving instruments and some first-hand experience with soliciting planned gifts.
  •  A Bachelor’s degree, with 4+ years of senior professional fundraising experience at a leadership level.
  •  Proven success in managing annual giving, planned giving, direct mail programs, database management and screening, and gifts processing.
  •  Experience with strategic use of fundraising database software, preferably Raiser’s Edge.
  •  Some experience in raising funds from individual donors outside the U.S. preferred.


  •  A passion for the mission of EngenderHealth.
  •  Demonstrated success in donor and prospective donor relationship-building, cultivation, and solicitation, resulting in gifts of five figures and above.
  •  Capacity to inspire new and existing donors to give, and to steward relationships via senior leadership.
  •  Creative, responsible and responsive strategist.
  •  Excellent communications skills, including oral, written and presentation skills.
  •  Self-starter with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  •  Willingness and ability to travel, as needed, domestically and internationally.
  •  Must be comfortable with, and respectful of, EngenderHealth programming promoting women’s rights and gender equality.

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