Founded in 1923, ACLU SoCal is dedicated to defending and advancing civil liberties and civil rights. ACLU SoCal works in the courts, legislatures and communities to defend the principle that every individual’s rights must be protected equally under the law, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin. ACLU SoCal has offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and Kern County.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks an Associate Director of Gift Planning. ACLU SoCal has a high achieving track record of securing support through planned gifts from its 130,000 members. The purpose of this position is to ensure that ACLU SoCal is establishing, strengthening, and retaining strong, long-term partnerships with planned gift donors, primary through the management of a portfolio of high-level prospects, and leading the advancement of the Gift Planning program. Donor interest in planned gifts has surged at the ACLU, and we are poised for unprecedented growth. We are seeking a seasoned gift planning professional to lead this effort. This key member of ACLU SoCal’s philanthropy team will report directly to the Chief Development Officer and will focus on a portfolio of prospects with the potential to make significant, six- and seven-figure plus planned gifts, as well as managing a stewardship portfolio of top DeSilver Legacy Society members. Activities will include face-to-face donor visits, cultivation programming and other avenues in cooperation with the resources of the national ACLU’s Gift Planning department. Gift administration, and most marketing, inquiry fulfillment, and management of estates in probate, are centralized at the ACLU national office.