New "Gift Officer"

Options United is seeking to hire a full-time Gift Officer. The GO’s main duty is to raise funds from partners and donors via events and networking.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Expands fundraising efforts through one on one meetings and small events
  • Oversees strategies that will increase the number monthly donors, planned gifts and small events
  • Develops brand-effective messaging with prospective and active donors and partners
  • Maintains schedule of activities with the marketing team to communicate with donors & partners via email, social media pages, phone, mailings
  • Leverages Salesforce, MobileCause and other software platforms to organize and plan fundraising campaigns and events
  • Manages the grants program and communication for PLIF
  • Able to recruit and leverage the help of volunteers
  • Plans a yearly calendar of activities
  • Assists in the development of collateral marketing material
  • Reports and/or records daily activity with team members via internal chat, email, timesheet etc.
  • Meets deadlines for work and reports and timely email responses
  • Collaborates with team members to complete office tasks on project manager (Basecamp)
  • Willingness and ability to serve others in a way that honors Jesus Christ
  • Willingness and ability to demonstrate commitment to Options United’s mission in this position


  • Demonstrates initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Able to navigate sufficiently well software platforms such as Salesforce, Active Campaign et al
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities


  • Clear criminal record check and good driving record
  • Requires personal vehicle, mobile phone and computer

Pay is commensurate with experience and pay history

Location work area: Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura counties

Contact:, Subject: Development / Communication Manager Application

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