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Development Officer

Overview

Founded in 1996, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (TFK) is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. The organization advocates for public policies proven to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.  TFK works with more than 130 organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic, corporate, youth and religious organizations. 

Position Summary

The Development Officer reports to and supports the work of the Development Officer for Major Gifts, managing and expanding a portfolio of current and prospective donors of $1,000 and above.  This position is responsible for implementing a comprehensive donor engagement strategy including but not limited to TFK’s Annual Gala.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In partnership with the Development Officer for Major Gifts, develop and implement strategies to expand the $1,000 plus donor and prospect cohort.
  • In collaboration with regional staff create, plan and implement events to engage prospects and donors in designated cities including parlor meetings, opportunities to “see” the work through advocacy and other activities.
  • Strategize, plan and implement all aspects of TFK’s annual gala including staffing of appropriate consultants.
  • Strategize, plan and implement fundraising for TFK’s annual outreach and communication event: Kick Butts Day.
  • Initiate and draft relevant donor communications and acknowledgments.
  • Collaborate with the Research Development Officer to obtain and maintain current data on donors and prospects in this cohort.
  • Support Development Officer for Major Gifts Director as needed, including but not limited to the creation of donor profiles and reports.
  • Set annual and long term goals and benchmarks for progress and success.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to and passion for the work of TFK.
  • Capacity to work creatively and flexibly in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to both work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with a variety of computer software applications, including Raisers Edge.
  • BA required- advanced degree preferable.
  • 3+ years of successful experience in a similar work environment.

TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume, and salary history to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Please reference the position code DO:07 in the subject line of your email.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
 
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use in the United States and around the world. By changing public attitudes and public policies on tobacco, the Campaign works to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. A non-profit organization established in 1996, the Campaign works with more than 130 organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic, corporate, youth and religious organizations. The Campaign does not accept any government or tobacco industry funding.

 

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Tobacco by the Numbers


  • 443,000: Annual tobacco-related deaths in U.S.
  • $96 billion: Annual tobacco-related health care costs in U.S.
  • Six million: U.S. kids alive today who will ultimately die from smoking
  • Five million+: Annual tobacco-related deaths worldwide
  • 600,000: Annual deaths worldwide caused by secondhand smoke
  • One billion: Worldwide deaths from tobacco this century unless urgent action is taken