Director of Foundation Giving

Lambda Legal
New York
Mission Statement: 

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we do not charge our clients for legal representation or advocacy, and we receive no government funding. We depend on contributions from supporters around the country.

Position Description: 

The Director of Foundation Giving reports to the Chief Development Officer and works closely with the Regional Directors, Legal Department attorneys and members of the Communications Department to expand Lambda Legal's national and local foundation funding and further position our unique value to the LGBT and HIV movements. Core duties include cultivation and solicitation of Foundation Programmatic staff through both written and verbal communications that uniquely align Lambda Legal's work with their organizational goals and mission. The Director will carry significant national management responsibilities within the Development Department in all areas pertaining to foundation revenue. They will work with other staff and volunteer leadership committees to plan, support, and increase foundation funding.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Application Instructions: 

The position is open until filled. Send resume and cover letter to Hiring Manager, at 2018-DFG-HDQ [at] .  Include the words, “Director of Foundation Giving” in the subject line of your email. NO CALLS PLEASE.  Due to the high volume of applications, Lambda Legal cannot return phone calls about the position and does not notify applicants of status except when an interview is granted.

Position Level: 
Hiring Manager
Country/US Territory: 
United States