Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time
Hybrid (remote and in-person)

Pay Range: 45,000-55,000
Organization's Mission: The mission of the Rape Recovery Center is to empower those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, and therapy and to educate the community about the cause, impact, and prevention of sexual violence. Our philosophy is that every person victimized by sexual violence is treated with dignity and respect and is empowered to work toward recovery.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: We uphold the highest professional conduct and are accountable to our clients, colleagues, partners, donors, and the greater community.

We recognize the disproportionate impact of sexual violence on marginalized communities and strive to provide services that are responsive to individual identities. This includes, but is not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender identity, language, nationality, immigration status, age, physical and mental ability, sexuality, socioeconomic status, and faith.

We actively work towards centering the voices of marginalized communities through diversity in our staff, board, and volunteers.

We believe in social justice and proactively work to address systemic oppression with the goal of better serving survivors.

We are dedicated to developing community alliances to better serve people affected by sexual violence and work toward its elimination.

We provide information and education designed to improve the understanding of the causes and prevention of sexual assault.

We work toward the day when sexual violence is part of history, rather than a part of our daily lives.
Position Summary: This Development Officer's primary responsibility is to raise money for the RRC by creating and implementing a development plan that details how the organization solicits donors and identifies individual and major donors. The Development Officer shares their major gifts development plans with the Executive Director and the board of directors. As the governing body for such an organization, the board of directors provides oversight and leadership. The Development Officer also spends time personally soliciting donors. As such, strong relationship building and solicitation skills are important. Applicants from historically marginalized and underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Development Officer will support the front-line development efforts as the Rape Recovery Center continues to grow. This role will be responsible for the following:

Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual and major donors, traveling as needed to build and advance relationships.
Recruit, cultivate, and solicit Advisory Board and fundraising volunteers.
Prepare briefings, gift agreements, and other correspondence for prospects.
Manage prospect and volunteer activity using our internal fundraising database and associated reporting tools, ensuring that data is entered in a timely and accurate fashion.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of the Rape Recovery Center’s fundraising priorities, including financial and program needs and key major gift initiatives.
Ensures that philanthropy and fund development are carried out in keeping with the RRC’s values, mission, vision and plans.
Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them
Manage donor database
Perform other development duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications: Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and maintain a high degree of personal initiative. A bachelor’s degree or equivalency and at least two years development or related experience is required, non-profit/higher education fundraising experience preferred. Ability to successfully develop and cultivate relationships with a wide variety of constituents and the ability to interact with executive-level administrators, donors/prospects, and development staff, with an understanding of protocol and confidentiality is required.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: The RRC works from a trauma informed, power conscious, and anti-oppression framework.

This position is full-time, benefited, including health and dental insurance, retirement option, and a generous time-off policy that includes paid holidays, paid sick time, paid vacation, and flexible work from home options.
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and list of references to with the subject title Development Officer, Individual and Major Gifts. No phone calls. Application priority deadline September 24, 2021.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah


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Contact: Ms. Sonya Martinez-Ortiz
Phone: 801-467-7282