Pacific Legal Foundation—the nation’s first and most successful pro-liberty public interest law firm dedicated to vindicating the rights fundamental to a free society—seeks an outstanding writer to join our fundraising team as a Foundation Relations Officer. Primary responsibilities include writing clear, compelling foundation grant proposals that secure significant financial support for PLF’s programs and initiatives.
PLF is setting the stage for a strategic expansion and this position provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to play a key role on a team that will increase PLF’s national visibility and prominence. The position requires superior writing and editing skills; a keen understanding of how to strategically translate an organization’s mission and priorities into compelling funding projects; and a highly-organized, persistent, and disciplined self-starter.
The ideal candidate will have 3-10 years of professional fundraising experience, preferably including a proven track record of securing significant foundation grant support and effectively managing donor relationships. The successful candidate will possess an understanding of and appreciation for the importance of protecting individuals from unconstitutional government intrusion. Previous work at a pro-liberty organization and experience with Raiser’s Edge are a definite plus.
We offer a competitive salary, health and dental benefits, and retirement plan. PLF has a collaborative and collegial work environment. We take pride in investing in the future of our talent and encouraging internal advancement. PLF is the place for someone principled, tenacious, and determined to succeed in positively shaping the future of our country and restoring real limits on government power.
A national non-profit organization, PLF has offices in Sacramento, California; Arlington, VA; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; and Bellevue, Washington. The successful candidate may choose to be located in one of those offices or work virtually from home.
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF with your name in the file:
- Cover letter detailing your sincere interest in the organization’s mission and your salary requirements
- At least one writing sample
Please include “PLF Foundation Relations – Your Name” in the subject line of your email.
Materials should be emailed in one PDF document to Lauren Skiver with Talent Market who is assisting with the search: firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.
Talent Market is a nonprofit entity dedicated to promoting liberty by helping free-market nonprofits identify talent for critical roles. We provide free consulting and recruiting services to free-market think tanks, policy organizations, research centers, and capacity-building institutions dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government and free enterprise.