Director of Major Gifts, Moving Picture Institute (Remote Office)
The nonprofit Moving Picture Institute is a modern-media production house and talent incubator that creates and supports high-impact film and video content designed to entertain, inspire, and educate audiences with captivating stories about human freedom.
We seek a Director of Major Gifts, who will be responsible for cultivating donors and securing major gifts from individuals and foundations. While there is a small office established in Los Angeles, California, most of the employees at our client organization work in their home office, remote to one another.
The Director of Majors Gifts is responsible for:
The successful Director of Major Gifts will have an undergraduate degree and at least three-to-five years of high-level professional fundraising success with individual and foundation donors. Individuals must have proven success in securing major gifts of an unrestricted nature; ability to communicate and implement a clear strategy for how to accelerate the organization's current growth over the next three-to-five years; strong leadership and project management skills; and superior written and oral communication skills. Self-motivation, ability to effectively work remotely from others, and tenacity are key.
Passion for the mission is critical. The ability to directly and passionately communicate the organization's mission and programs to inspire donors is essential for success in this role. It is estimated that one will have to travel approximately 25 percent of the time.
Reporting to the President, this is an opportunity to work in an exciting, growing, mission-driven organization. A future career path would include the opportunity to become a Vice President of Development, with responsibility for overseeing all of the organization's fundraising efforts, including major donor giving, special events, planned giving, foundation grants, and direct mail.
Compensation for this position is competitive with excellent benefits, including the ability to work from one's home office.
Interested parties should contact:
Talent Outreach Coordinator, Moving Picture Institute (Remote Office/LA Preferred)
The talent outreach coordinator will report to the executive vice president with responsibility for talent development and will work remotely. A base in the Los Angeles area is strongly preferred. Willingness to travel and work flexibly, taking on occasional evening and weekend commitments, is required.
The talent outreach coordinator will work with other members of the talent development team to fulfill the goals and mission of Moving Picture Institute (MPI). He or she will identify and attract new filmmakers and film projects to the MPI fold, act as a liaison with existing MPI filmmakers, and assist with educational endeavors, such as classes and seminars.
With supervision from the executive vice president, the talent outreach coordinator will:
The ideal candidates will have:
The key goals of the position are:
Evaluation will be done in terms of these key goals. In addition, attention to detail, overall efficiency in planning and execution of specific job areas, and ability to interact productively with co-workers will be taken into consideration when evaluating performance.
Please apply in writing, with a CV, cover letter, and names of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.