Since 1953 the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) has been inspiring deep-thinking conservative college students, faculty, and alumni to understand and advance the foundations that make America free and prosperous. These key principles include limited government, individual liberty, personal responsibility, the rule of law, free markets, and traditional values.
About the Opening
ISI is seeking a full-time Associate Development Officer (ADO) responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts. The successful candidate would manage a growth portfolio of individual donors, major donor prospects, and foundations located nationally with some concentration in California and the Midwest. The primary purpose of the ADO is to secure funds for ISI by qualifying donors, fulfilling their philanthropic interests and passions, by providing them with giving opportunities, encouraging them to give, and assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to ISI and are upgraded in their support and involvement. The ADO would be expected to conduct regular personal meetings with donors and donor prospects and make solicitations, employing an effective moves management strategy, and having exhibited in the past success securing gifts in the five and six-figure range. Ideally, the ADO would work out of ISI’s National Headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, but remote locations will be considered on an individual basis. The ADO reports to the Vice President, Philanthropy.
This is a tremendous opportunity for an up-and-coming fundraiser to expand into donor relations/caseload management with one of the nation’s most renowned and influential conservative organizations. In this role you will be entrusted with a considerable amount of responsibility, while provided with the mentorship, flexibility, and back-office support to help ensure your best results.