Planned Gift Officer
Union of Concerned Scientists
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit whose scientists and engineers work to solve some of our planet’s most pressing environmental and safety problems. UCS combines technical analysis and effective organizing and advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for stemming the tide of global warming, sustainable food policy and agriculture, energy and transportation, fighting misinformation and reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear war.
Are you an experienced fundraiser and relationship-builder? Do you want to work with a passionate, informed, and engaged group of donors committed to improving the world for future generations? Join our team of skilled fundraising staff and use your relationship management experience and technical skills to represent UCS and solicit long-term support from our committed donors. The Development department at UCS is responsible for raising $38 million annually in support of the organization. You’d be charged with working with planned giving prospects and donors to help them navigate making substantial outright and deferred gifts of cash and non-cash assets to UCS through their estate and other financial plans.
Qualifications and Experience
At UCS, comparable training and/or experience can be substituted for degrees when appropriate.
Little or no exertion; may require extended periods at a computer. Must have current driver’s license and be able to travel nationally, including overnight trips. Travel equals roughly 25-35% of time.
UCS is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff. In particular, we’re dedicated to broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy. We’re also committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We've adopted this commitment because we believe the inclusion of culturally diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and environmental outcomes for all, including historically disenfranchised communities. We are actively seeking people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in this work.
Compensation, Hours and Location: This is a full-time position based in UCS’s Cambridge, MA office. For those who meet all position requirements, the salary is around $75,000 to 80,000 annually. UCS offers excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment. Information about the organization is available at http://www.ucsusa.org. A listing of all open jobs is available at https://www.ucsusa.org/about/jobs-ucs.
To Apply: Go to: https://www.workable.com/j/89DF07A62C Please upload a cover letter and resume. Please include salary requirements in the cover letter. Upload materials in Word or PDF format only. No phone calls, please.
Deadline: November 25, 2018 or until filled.