|Location||San Rafael, CA 94903|
|Date Posted||June 16, 2021|
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been retained to conduct the search for a Planned Giving Officer at Guide Dogs for the Blind (www.guidedogs.com). This exciting position reports to the International Director of Planned Giving (IDPG) and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. This individual will work from campus 3-4 days a week and can probably work from home the others. The hiring supervisor will have the final say on the schedule. This person will also be traveling to visit donors for the planned giving program. The candidate would need to be located within commuting distance to GDB’s office in San Rafael, CA.
OVERALL SUMMARY: The primary responsibilities of the Planned Giving Officer are to identify, cultivate and solicit new planned giving intentions, steward donors who have already included Guide Dogs for the Blind in their estate plans and ensure that all Legacy Society members receive proper and appropriate recognition. The position will also require the ability to educate constituents about the benefits of planned giving and to prepare planned gift proposals on various types of charitable giving vehicles when necessary.
ABOUT: Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) Since 1942, Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) has been creating partnerships between people, dogs, and communities. With exceptional client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, we prepare highly qualified guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or visually impaired from throughout the United States and Canada.
All the services for our clients are provided free of charge, including personalized training and extensive post-graduation support, plus financial assistance for veterinary care, if needed. Our work is made possible by the generous support of our donors and volunteers; we receive no government funding.
Guide Dogs for the Blind empowers lives by creating exceptional partnerships between people, dogs, and communities.
Guide Dogs for the Blind envisions a world with greater inclusion, opportunity, and independence by optimizing the unique capabilities of people and dogs.
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
For this role, GDB offers a competitive annual base salary based on experience plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a 403 (b) retirement plan with employer match, and a generous paid time off program including 11 paid holidays, 11 paid days off, 10 sick days, LOAs, carpool, employee lunch program, employee assistance, employee referral program, school visitation, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, dog friendly workplace, and service awards after periods of service to the organization.
Relocation assistance is a possibility.
HOW TO APPLY:
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been retained to lead this search. For immediate consideration please respond to this posting with your resume/curriculum vitae and cover letter in Word.docx or PDF format.
ABOUT OUR FIRM:
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GDB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Scion Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employers and does not discriminate based on race, age, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or belief. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.