Director of Philanthropy

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Casa Cornelia Law Center
June 7, 2021
San Diego, United States of America
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Contact Name
Paola Gutierrez
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Create, oversee, and implement Casa Cornelia’s annual Development Plan and overall Strategic Plan in relation to development goals and objectives. • Provide leadership, supervision, and management for the Development Office. Work with both the Development Manager and Grants Manager to ensure seamless fundraising strategy throughout the year. • Work with the Executive Director to manage key relationships with major donors. • In partnership with the Grants Manager, oversee the grants within Casa Cornelia’s portfolio, and to ensure that all deadlines are met and that all grants relationships are maintained. • Partner with the Development Manager to ensure that up-to-date materials are available for donors and the public. • Maintain active and productive relationships with Board members, donors, former clients, prospects, community organizations, faith communities, and foundations. • Support the Board, especially the Development Committee.


The following are required for appointment as the Director of Philanthropy: • Demonstrated passion for human rights and access to legal services for indigent populations • Experience working in diverse and low income communities • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field • 8-10 years+ experience in non-profit sector or in a relevant field • 5-8 years+ experience supervising others • Experience in fundraising, development, and grants management • Demonstrated success in personally cultivating and closing $10,000+ philanthropic gifts • Experience working with donors, board members, and corporate and foundation partners • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and project management skills • Familiarity with reviewing financial information and/or reports • Proficiency in Microsoft Office • Experience with donor software is required • Openness to shifting job responsibilities, as needed or assigned. • Flexibility for needed for some evening and weekend hours

Additional Information:

This is a full-time position. Competitive salary $86,000-$95,000 commensurate with education, qualifications, experience, and the organization’s fiscal resources. This position is eligible to receive paid benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability insurance, and retirement plan. Additionally, the selected candidate will qualify for paid time off, paid sick leave, twelve paid holidays, professional training, and a rewarding and professional work environment.

To Apply:

Email your (1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume, and (3) Three references to

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