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Energetic, ambitious, proactive cultivation of social justice warriors. The ACLU of Ohio’s Development Department seeks an experienced front-line fundraiser. A go-getter with the skills to connect with everyone from college students to seasoned activists who all want the same thing we do – to stand as the guardians of liberty, democracy, and the U.S. Constitution.

We are expanding our team with a fearless fundraiser capable of genuinely connecting comfortably with individuals and foundations. The Senior Development Officer works closely with our Development Director in planning and implementing fundraising strategies, identifying, soliciting, and stewarding the financial gifts that power our ongoing fight to secure, protect, and expand Ohioans’ civil liberties, civil rights, and racial justice – with a clear understanding that this is the work that ensures the ACLU of Ohio’s long-term sustainability and growth. This development professional will also mentor, guide, and help grow the skills of our newer front-line fundraisers. This development professional will comfortably and efficiently craft a comprehensive, broad-based, diverse, and inclusive giving program to build and grow an already strong donor base. Our Senior Development Officer will accomplish this by consistently and effortlessly hitting key metrics, including dollars raised and number of meaningful contacts made. Equally as important, the successful candidate will achieve each of these standards while enthusiastically and actively engaging with our community to further the ACLU of Ohio’s mission.

Salary Range
$67,000 – $71,000.

Salary offer shall be determined by depth and breadth of successful candidate’s knowledge and experience. Total compensation package includes generous health insurance benefits (including dental, vision, and hearing); new hires receive four (4) weeks of paid time off, accrued at approximately thirteen (13) hours per month; and eleven (14) paid federal holidays.

Application instructions
Please submit a resume and cover letter to, with the subject line “Senior Development Officer” indicating in your cover letter how you heard about the position.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action statement
ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital or familial status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction.

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