Name:
Donor Engagement & Major Gifts Specialist – Fundraising
Location: 4199 Campus Drive, 9th Floor, Irvine, CA
Job Posting Location - City, State:
Irvine, CA
Job Posting Location - Street:
4199 Campus Drive, 9th Floor
Work Type:
Full-time
Department:
Fundraising

Description & Requirements

Come join our family at In-N-Out Burger!  

The In-N-Out Burger Community Engagement and Fundraising team has an excellent opportunity for a Donor Engagement & Major Gifts Specialist, out of our Irvine, CA* office. This position will report to the Fundraising Manager and will be a team member of the Community Engagement Department, which includes the In-N-Out Burger Foundation, Slave 2 Nothing Foundation, Fundraising and Volunteer teams.

The Fundraising Team exists to magnify the impact of In-N-Out Burger on the communities where we live, work and do business. We enable our associates and vendors to live out the third part of the mission statement to make our communities stronger safer and better by inviting them into the work we are doing with their time, treasure and talents.

*This position is full-time, in-office only


General Responsibilities
  • Develop sponsorship levels & solicitation materials for upcoming events and campaigns 
  • Establish relationships with HNWI, corporate partners, and internal contributors to better understand their philanthropic decision-making process and giving priorities
  • Build annual moves management plans with progress markers to ensure portfolio capacity is fully explored 
  • Craft donor engagement programs, annual giving circles and membership funds to support existing causes and new initiatives  
  • Engage all aspects of our organizational partnerships in collaboration with other departments including workplace giving, employee engagement, and in-kind contributions
  • Oversee gift processing from all platforms, ensuring contributors are segmented and assigned as appropriate 
  • Develop a planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as legacies and bequests  
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to identify and cultivate prospective donors, capture relationship history, educate around fundraising initiatives and collaborate on donor visits and solicitations
  • Manage a portfolio of new and existing donors, conducting a minimum of 8-10 direct portfolio-wide solicitations per year 
  • Maintain portfolio records, tracking donor communications and relationship connections 
  • Monitor all recognition benefits, auction fulfillment, and engagement opportunities
  • Provide onsite support for all fundraising events and activities
  • Travel: Up to 10% travel required to onsite events
  • Assist with Community Engagement department as needed and assigned



Work Schedule + Benefits
  • Full-time, Exempt
  • Office Hours in Irvine, CA: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm 
  • Department needs will call for occasional evenings and weekends
  • Travel time: It is anticipated that 10% of the work time will be spent onsite at fundraising and Community Engagement events; out of state travel may be required 
  • Excellent Benefits, to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Profit Sharing Plan and 401(k) Plan


Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public relations, Communications, Nonprofit, Social welfare, or relevant field preferred 
  • 5-7 years experience with nonprofit fundraising and direct solicitation 
  • 5-7 years experience with strategic fund development experience, with 2-3 years experience of portfolio moves management and direct solicitation
  • High degree of competency working with CRMs (Salesforce preferred) and project management tools
  • Familiarity with donation processing platforms 
  • Experience managing a portfolio of new and existing donors
  • Strong desire to uphold the ideals of community service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; communication with all levels of management 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proven passion for giving back to community




ABOUT In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder in Baldwin Park, California, and remains privately owned and operated. Under the direction of the Snyder family, the company has opened restaurants throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Texas, Oregon and Colorado. In-N-Out Burger’s menu has remained the same since 1948, and we have maintained a simple philosophy – serve only the highest quality product, prepare it in a clean and sparkling environment, and serve it in a warm and friendly manner. We have built a reputation for fresh, made-to-order foods prepared and served by friendly, well trained Associates.



ABOUT the Community Engagement department

The In-N-Out Burger Foundation was established in 1995 with the goal of raising funds to assist abused and neglected children in the communities where we live and do business.  

In 2016, the Slave 2 Nothing Foundation was established to educate and assist in solutions to eliminate human trafficking as well as focus on those needing treatment, rehabilitation and prevention from drug/alcohol abuse. Our Fundraising Team supports both foundations with small and large scaled fundraising efforts as well as collaborating with Community Impact on volunteer opportunities for our In-N-Out Burger Associates and their families.





In-N-Out Burger offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Should there be a need, In-N-Out Burger will provide a reasonable accommodation to complete the interview process upon request.