Development Officer at Reagan Ranch Center

Location: Santa Barbara, California

Opening: Immediate

Responsibilities: The development officer would receive training from the Institute for Charitable Giving programs and by the director of development to perform the following duties:

  • Manage a portfolio of primary prospects in all aspects of the gift cycle: -Initiate contact with current and potential major gift donors -Develop appropriate cultivation strategies (home visits, Ranch visits, correspondence, event participation, etc.) -Move donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation -Make solicitations when appropriate -Provide high level of quality stewardship after the gift
  • Report the status and progress of an assigned list of supporters
  • Ensure that a comprehensive and informative visit report is timely filed for all donor contacts
  • Work with the overall development team to ensure supporter events, including Rawhide Circle Retreats, President’s Club events, and other supporter events, reach the maximum financial potential for Young America’s Foundation
  • Provide other members of the Foundation development team with support including research.
  • Fulfill supporters’ recognition wishes of naming opportunities throughout the organization.

Personal Qualities:

  • Committed to and enthusiastic about Young America’s Foundation’s mission and programs
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and flexible
  • Ability to create excitement and energy around the Young America’s Foundation’s programs and encourage others to support the organization
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of donors in order to develop donor centered relationships between the donor and the Foundation
  • Persuasive, persistent, and determined in the pursuit of the organization’s fundraising goals
  • Committed to ongoing education and training in the development field
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking
  • Preference given to candidates with history of activity in our programs

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Application: Please submit a comprehensive resume with full work history and organization affiliations/involvement, references, salary history, and a cover letter to the Director of the Reagan Ranch Andrew Coffin at or Director of Development Jason Barbour at  or mail to: The Reagan Ranch Center, 217 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (candidates missing materials listed above will not be considered).

RETWEET: Michael Knowles TEARS INTO the Left over their racism & bigotry
The Left wants us to believe that conservatives hate minorities. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Cruise with YAF to the Norwegian Fjords
Aug 8

12:00 am