We are looking for a dynamic fundraising specialist who can help drive Sabin’s cultivation of donor relationships for the organization. The Senior Associate will be responsible for overseeing individual and major donor giving.
• In close coordination with executive leadership, support the full cycle of major and individual donor cultivation and retention • Conduct detailed research and analysis to plan and lead complex fundraising strategies • Draft fundraising materials, including appeals, funding proposals, newsletters and donor-targeted content for online and offline marketing • Oversee executive staff travel for individual donor meetings and provide general support, as needed, including meeting planning and outreach, material preparations and staffing at meetings • Maintain donor engagement records in Sabin’s Salesforce and Engaging Network databases • Work collaboratively across the organization, building strong relationships with colleagues to stay informed of latest organizational and field developments and advance internal priorities • Day-to-day interaction with interns, as needed • Represent the Sabin Vaccine Institute and promote its mission at events and meetings • Other related duties, as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s degree a plus • 4+ years relevant experience in fundraising, partnership or business development, with prior experience in scientific research, product development, global health, public health, international development or other related field • Proven experience and demonstrated successes in relationship building with donors and partners with proven, measurable results • Proven experience in communicating scientific research and technical information for lay audiences • Superb verbal and written communications skills with a track record of tailoring messaging to attain results from target audiences • Exceptional project management skills required with proven ability to manage workloads and multiple priorities efficiently and with minimal supervision • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills • Superior service orientation • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and deadline-driven environment • Ability to build relationships and understand what motivates others • Passionate team motivator, relentless champion of our cause and consummate problem solver • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; Experience with donor management and communications applications, such as Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge, Constant Contact and/or Engaging Networks • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally with notice
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Sabin Vaccine Institute has a generous benefits package.
The Sabin Vaccine Institute is a leading advocate for expanding vaccine access and uptake globally, advancing vaccine research and development, and amplifying vaccine knowledge and innovation. Unlocking the potential of vaccines through partnership, Sabin has built a robust ecosystem of funders, innovators, implementers, practitioners, policy makers and public stakeholders to advance its vision of... a future free from preventable diseases. As a non-profit with more than two decades of experience, Sabin is committed to finding solutions that last and extending the full benefits of vaccines to all people, regardless of who they are or where they live. At Sabin, we believe in the power of vaccines to change the world.
Our mission is to make vaccines more accessible, enable innovation and expand immunization across the globe.