Director of Development

Planned Parenthood MN, ND, SD

| Saint Paul, MN | Posted June 16, 2017 |

The fearless voice of progress for the rights of women and women’s sexual health care

At Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS), we believe all people deserve the right, the freedom and the opportunity to follow their personal ambitions and choose their own path toward a healthier, more meaningful life. That’s why we protect, promote and provide comprehensive and progressive sexual and reproductive health care for generations of young women, men and families with empathy, care and respect.

We are looking for passionate, dedicated staff who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission. In accordance with the organization’s strategic priorities, the Director of Development strengthens and expands support for PPMNS from individuals and families, foundations and corporations. All Development Officers and the Grants Manager report to this position, which reports directly to the Vice President of Development and works closely with key executive staff of the organization, including the CEO.

– Serve as a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota.
– Help create the top-level, strategic, development vision and the details needed to execute the vision within the department and organization-wide. Anticipate external trends and organizational funding needs to adapt strategically.
– Develop strategy and implement plan for increasing annual support primarily of gifts $5,000 and greater and major project gifts of $25,000 and greater. Partner with VP and gift officers to develop and track prospect strategies. Institute best practices for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of all leadership and above donors.
– Maintain donor portfolio of 75 donors; conduct front-line visits with donors and prospective donors.
– Supervise gift officers critical to the cultivation and stewardship of major donors. Establish metrics and accountabilities for all gift officers, which includes number of calls and face-to-face visits.
– Manage and track relationships and activity with donors in Raiser’s Edge. Produce regular status reports on prospect management activity and fundraising results. Work with VP, Finance and planned gift officer to put in place systems for effectively tracking use and performance of restricted gifts and system for reporting back to donors their impact.
– Assist VP with board development committee to ensure follow-through and meaningful engagement for volunteers.
– Oversee the creation and implementation of strong work plans for foundation grants and planned giving, and deliver on stated goals.
– Participate as an active member of committees designed to improve collaboration and communication across the organization.

Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota supports women and men of all ages in making responsible choices and planning their futures.

We are an organization committed to creating and fostering an environment that leads to engaged employees, and we believe engaged employees results in satisfied customers and exceptional experiences. Our employees are guided by our commitments to assume the best from each other, ensure a safe environment by communicating respectfully with others, focus on solutions, and work together to solve problems. We treat each patient as a unique individual, communicating in a way that is relevant to their needs and striving to exceed their expectations consistently. Together we create a culture of trust, respect, and integrity for each other and our patients.

When you work for Planned Parenthood you make a difference in the lives of those we serve by affirming the human right to reproductive health and freedom.

Planned Parenthood is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, size, physical ability or socioeconomic status. We encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position. AA/EEO

Work Hours: Full-Time, Exempt. This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex plans, long-term disability, life insurance, PTO, and 403(b) retirement plan.

Required Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
– Minimum of eight years’ development with an emphasis on building relationships.
– Passion and demonstrated success in raising major gifts from individual donors.
– Strong support for the mission and goals of Planned Parenthood is essential.

Preferred Qualifications
– Advanced degree preferred.
– Thorough understanding of the importance of annual giving, experience with capital or comprehensive campaigns is preferred.
– Ability to converse with a sophisticated donor about gift planning mechanisms, create an annual work plan, and execute accordingly.

Apply online at or through the following link:*A2F54B5B9D8F92DB

Upcoming Events

Jul 19

MCN/AFP Nonprofit Fundraising Conference

July 19 | 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jul 20
Aug 09

The Business of Doing Good

August 9 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stay Connected — Get the AFP MN eNews!