Development Officer, Annual Giving

US-NY-New York
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HQ / Initiative

About the Clinton Foundation

The Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for girls and women, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change. Because of our work, nearly 35,000 American schools have provided kids with healthy food choices in an effort to eradicate childhood obesity; more than 150,000 farmers in Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania are benefiting from climate-smart agronomic training, higher yields, and increased market access; working with partners, more than 8.5 million trees and tree seedlings have been planted to strengthen ecosystems and livelihoods; over 600,000 people have been impacted through market opportunities created by social enterprises and health and wellbeing programs in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa; through the independent Clinton Health Access Initiative, over 11.5 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medications; an estimated 85 million people in the U.S. will be reached through strategic health partnerships developed across industry sectors at both the local and national level; and members of the Clinton Global Initiative community have made more than 3,600 Commitments to Action, which have improved the lives of over 435 million people in more than 180 countries. 


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The primary purpose of this position is to cultivate, solicit, and steward mid-level donors and prospects, with a strong emphasis on programmatic support.  As a key member of the Development Department’s team, this position manages a portfolio of mid-level donors throughout the year.


This position works closely with the Development Department's leadership to plan and implement the Clinton Foundation's programmatic and annual giving fundraising strategy and plan with frequent and direct contact with donors and prospects. This position plays an important role in raising the necessary funds to support the Foundation's core operations and programs. 



  1. Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of current and prospective donors, with a focus on programmatic fundraising.
  2. Help execute engagement events for donors and high potential prospects.
  3. Work with the Chief Development Officer and other team members to execute a comprehensive prospecting strategy, including identifying ways to incentivize programmatic support.
  4. Serve as liaison for the Foundation’s initiatives and assist in their donor cultivation and stewardship efforts.
  5. Assist in the implementation of the Department’s overall giving strategy, including the annual giving program.
  6. Liases and coordinate with other departments and initatives to advance donor engagement, cultivation, and stewardship. 


  1. Bachelor’s degree required in a related field.
  2. Minimum 6 years’ experience in professional fundraising and development. Experience in national or international organizations a plus.
  3. Demonstrated success managing and forging relationships with a wide range of donors. Proven track record in soliciting and securing gifts.
  4. Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with a positive attitude. A strong work ethic, supported by commitment and follow-through.  The ability to work as part of a team and also independently. Ability to adapt quickly and to plan for and manage multiple projects while working in a fast-paced environment. Must be organized, creative, pro-active, detail-oriented, and strong ability to prioritize with superior time management and troubleshooring skills. 
  5. Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Office, Raiser’s Edge, or other fundraising databases.
  6. Principled, ethical, and committed to exceptional work quality and standards. Passion for the Clinton Foundation’s mission and commitment to fundraising.

Physical and Other Requirements

  1. Professional office environment in New York City
  2. Significant computer work, which may require repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting, and sustained visual and mental applications and demand.
  3. Occasional lifting, bending, pulling, collating, and filing, some of which could be heavy (>15 lbs) or require the use of carts.
  4. Ability to travel domestically and internationally.



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.


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