Donor Relations Officer - Corporate Giving

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin

At Second Harvest, we believe that healthy food belongs to us all.

Since 1986 we have supported our neighbors to achieve food security across 16 counties in southwestern Wisconsin. As a food bank, we work with a network of over 300 food distribution partners to achieve our strategic goals of nutrition security and food equity for all.

Vision - Everyone in our Community has enough nutritious food to thrive.

Mission - Second Harvest exists to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin.

Values – Integrity | Trust | Humility | Inclusion | Equity | Innovation

Position Details

Donor Relations Officer - Corporate Giving
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

The Donor Relations Officer – Corporate Giving partners with the Corporate Relations Manager to develop, design, implement and evaluate fundraising strategies with corporate and foundation partners and other businesses to support financial and relationship-building goals for Second Harvest (SHF). This position will develop relationships that result in increased financial support from corporate partners through a combination of grants, gifts, and sponsorships, as well as deepened engagement with our mission of ending hunger in southwestern Wisconsin.

The Officer will provide effective donor management from opportunity identification to cultivation, asking, closing, stewardship, and recurring giving. This will involve regular one-on-one interaction with executive-level leadership and assigned corporate responsibility staff at organizations throughout the 16-county region supported by SHF, as well as funders outside our geographic areas that may be interested in supporting our work.

The successful candidate will have at least two years in fundraising/development and/or donor relations with at least one year of experience in corporate relations or a related field. Experience with regular use of a donor relations CRM or fundraising tracking software as well as experience with face-to-face donor solicitation and fundraising techniques are required. Bachelor’s degree in a related field and lived experience with the impacts of systemic racism or marginalization are preferred.

Salary Range: $54,468 - $65,382 based on experience

Benefit Package includes:

Health Insurance | Dental Insurance | Vision Insurance | 401(k) Retirement Plan with 5% match

Short Term Disability Insurance | Long Term Disability Insurance | Life and AD&D Insurance

Paid Family Leave | Generous Paid Time Off starting at 23 days per year | 13 Paid Holidays per year

Employment Transition Pay

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