Regional Philanthropy Officer
New Orleans, LA  / Baton Rouge, LA  / Shreveport, LA 
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Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
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 ****

Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

In order to support our many humanitarian efforts, our organization depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. The funds we receive provide unrestricted support to our Chapters, helping us fulfill our mission to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare, and respond to emergencies in our communities. We are seeking proactive and mission-driven fundraisers with an established track record of increasing philanthropic support.

Our Development positions are hybrid work positions where you will work remotely from home and attend meetings in the office as directed. Your attention will be focused on meeting in person with donors within your designated territory 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.

The role:

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective individual, corporate and foundation donors.
  • Meet annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects.
  • Assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross.


What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum 3 years 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.

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. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

  • Medical, Dental Vision plans
  • Paid Family Leave: 12 weeks paid at 80%
  • PTO + Holidays
  • 401K with 4% match
  • Employee Assistance
  • Service Awards and recognition
  • Pay for Performance
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term

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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.

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Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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