Do you like working with others who are passionate about their work? Would you like to have your hand in fundraising for the future of civil engineering, including STEM education and outreach?
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic nonprofit organizations is currently searching for a dynamic, enthusiastic fundraiser to fully manage and grow the ASCE Foundation’s major and planned giving programs.
We are looking for a committed professional experienced in donor-centered fundraising to join our team helping to advance the civil engineering profession through philanthropy.
Managing all major and planned giving activities and budgets
Creating compelling touch points for major donors and prospects
Maintaining the major gifts pipeline
Researching, cultivating, and soliciting major donor prospects
Planning and managing fundraising events
Scheduling and preparing for meetings (agendas, minutes, action items)
Ideal candidates will have:
Bachelor’s degree in related field, CFRE also desirable
2-5 years’ experience in all aspects of a major giving program in a not-for-profit development office
Comfort and ease soliciting large gifts face-to-face
Ability to travel and work outside normal hours on occasion
Thorough proficiency in MS Office, social media, and experience with a database software, Raiser’s Edge, Research Point, Foundation Directory, and SalesForce
A desire to seek out new technologies to facilitate communications strategies
Demonstrated success communicating via both the written and spoken word
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of civil engineering in order to serve the public good. We are a teamwork driven organization dedicated to excellence in service to our members and for the profession.
For consideration, submissions of interest must contain a resume and cover letter.
The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society.
ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural en...vironment. Through the expertise of its active membership, ASCE is a leading provider of technical and professional conferences and continuing education, the world’s largest publisher of civil engineering content, and an authoritative source for codes and standards that protect the public.
The Society advances civil engineering technical specialties through nine dynamic Institutes and leads with its many professional- and public-focused programs.