Regional Philanthropy Officer - Work from home in Louisiana

American Red Cross Remote
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December 1, 2022
American Red Cross
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?


  • As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment ****


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Job Description


Why Choose Us?


By joining the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. You will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best.


Make your career count! The Red Cross is seeking a fundraiser who can meet goals and objectives, connect with our corporate and individual donors and serve our mission. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets ($350K) by engaging, cultivating, and ultimately soliciting major gifts from donors, thereby advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission.


Your attention will be focused on meeting in person with donors within the state of Louisiana. For your donor visits, you may reserve a Red Cross vehicle or be reimbursed for mileage using your personal vehicle.


This position is mainly a work from home role, but you will meet with donors as needed and attend meetings in the office as directed.


What You ll Need


  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of five sales and/or fundraising experience required. Proven experience in developing strategies for donor retention growth and recapture and proven success with complex requests is required.
  • Proven experience in developing strategies for donor retention growth and recapture and proven success with complex requests is required.
  • A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.


The Team: Work with the development team to support the work within the Louisiana region.


What s In It For You


We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work, retirement, getting healthy and more. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance and learn.


  • Stay Healthy: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Paid Family Leave: 12 weeks paid at 80%
  • Relax with Time Away: PTO + Holidays
  • Save for your Future: 401K with up to 4% Match
  • Employee Assistance: 24/7 Mental Health Resources
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
  • Service Awards and Recognition


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural groups for employees and volunteers. From our Latino Resource Group, Umoja, Asian American & Pacific Islanders, and Red Cross Pride, to the Ability Network, Veterans+ and our Women s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Overall mobility is essential. May also include driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.


The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.


The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Interested in Volunteering?


Life s emergencies don t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.


Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.


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