Senior Developer Individual Giving Community Philanthropy

Food Bank
Senior Developer Individual Giving Community Philanthropy

A cover letter is required for consideration.

This position will be hybrid.

The pay range for this role is $65,398-$73,807.

Proof of COVID19 vaccination will be required as a condition of employment.

You’re who we’re looking for if:

You are motivated by OFB’s 10 Year Vision. You care deeply about community, and about people experiencing hunger. You are committed to disrupting systemic social patterns that promote hunger, such as racism, sexism, and cissexism. You take the time to read the entire job description, and if you apply we’ll honor your time with a prompt response.

Fundraising / Development
Job responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

As a Senior Developer – Individual Giving within the Community Philanthropy department, you will work both independently and collaboratively to inspire, engage and appreciate community members who take philanthropic action with the Oregon Food Bank. You will also provide guidance and support on major donor engagement to the Manager and Associate Director of Individual Giving, the Community Philanthropy Director and the CEO.

Successfully cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of 150+ donors and prospects with $10,000 to $100,000 annual giving capacity, including developing and implementing an individual engagement plan for each donor.

Develop a solid understanding of OFB programs and priorities so you can strategically engage donors and retain philanthropic partners, make Oregon Food Bank a political home and facilitate donors’ political journey, and foster transformational and regenerative relationship development over time.

Advance major gift prospect pool by developing and maintaining relationships with Community Foundations, Wealth Managers/Financial Planners and other similar organizations.

Collaborate with colleagues in corporate and foundation giving to identify prospective donors.

Maintain detailed and timely donor records using Raiser’s Edge NXT (training provided).

Other related duties as assigned.

Organizational level responsibilities of exempt employees include:

To be an ambassador and a leader for OFB’s vision and mission, a cross-departmental collaborator, and an active contributor to building a movement to end hunger for good.

In consultation and coordination with the supervisor, actively contribute to:

cross-departmental efforts

work culture activities and programming

advisory and consultative groups such as the compensation committee, affinity groups, Equity Ambassadors, Equity Think Tank meetings, among others

plan and engage in professional development activities that strengthen your capacity for your specific role as well as your capacity to contribute and advance organizational goals, OFB’s vision and mission.

Application qualifications


You have a combination of experience and/or demonstrable growth in any of the following areas, or others you think might be related:

5 years demonstrated experience effectively engaging major donors, securing major gifts.

Experience working for a food bank, non-profit and/or personal lived experience of inequity/oppression.

Knowledge of local and statewide philanthropic communities.

Skilled with persuasive writing, and preparing and delivering presentations.

Compelling communication skills.

Ability to engage a diversity of donors respectfully while maintaining an equity lens.

Familiarity with AFP professional fundraising standards.

Organizational level skills and experience for exempt employees include:

Disposition and willingness to innovate, problem solve, test, fail and adjust.

Experience in modeling intercultural competence and demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion and social justice.

Demonstrated ability to think strategically, take initiative and use good judgement; ability to maintain confidentiality.

Project management and organization skills; ability to manage multiple projects with attention to detail; ability to handle interruptions, meet deadlines and complete accurate work.

Self-directed, meets benchmarks and checks assumptions about the end goal. Clear on personal role in the team, shows willingness to support others to build momentum and share success; comfortable working in an office environment and offsite.

Organizational level preferred qualifications of exempt employees include:

Multilingual skills at a minimum professional level of proficiency or greater in English and any additional language/s, defined as being able to speak the languages with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations on practical and professional topics.

Multicultural skills of adaptation and integration are strongly preferred.

Adaptation is defined as the capacity to communicate and interact with people of multiple cultures, backgrounds, and styles by incorporating and adapting to the world view and perspectives of others.

Integration is defined as being able to “code-switch” or move in and out of one's worldview and help others understand different cultures, backgrounds, and styles to promote diversity and inclusion.

Commitment to continued professional development to strengthen capacity to work through an equity lens for equity and racial justice.

Strong capacity to consider multiple perspectives, to pivot to respond to emerging needs and lead through organizational changes.

Personal living/lived experience of hunger and/or systemic inequity/oppression.


Comprehensive benefits package is provided.

How to apply
About the organization

Who We Are:

Oregon Food Bank Oregon Food Bank (OFB) believes that no one should be hungry. Our mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and especially encourage you to apply if you can bring personal experience with hunger and/or systemic inequity/oppression to our team. Please visit our website to read more about our commitment to equity.

You will join a growing 33+ member Community Philanthropy department focused on developing relationships with community members that extend beyond money. We strive to inspire, engage, and recognize Oregon Food Bank donors, since the true meaning of philanthropy is a love for humankind and any voluntary action for the common good. Together we design practices and policies that reflect philanthropy’s potential as a more just institution. We work closely together to raise funds that support the important work of Oregon Food Bank in meeting direct needs right now and also to reach our 10 Year Vision.

Additional information

The Fine Print

Work environment:

Work is performed in an office environment while sitting in meetings or at a computer screen for extended periods inside and outside of Oregon Food Bank and will use computer and phones extensively.

May occasionally work outside of general working hours of 8:00 – 5:00 p.m., such as evenings and weekends, and occasional travel out of town may occur.

This role requires infrequent travel, an Oregon driver’s licence, and some work outside normal office hours with travel by car to points outside the greater Portland metro area.

Work may require to lift, move and carry objects from 20 to 40 pounds, such as boxes containing office and other supplies. Crouching, bending, kneeling and reaching when filing. Accommodations may be available upon request.

Background Check: This position does not require a criminal background check.