24 days old

Director of Advancement

Washington, District of Columbia 20001
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

About the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)


FAIR is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that supports secure borders and lower overall levels of immigration for the purposed of enhancing job opportunities for Americans, ensuring a sustainable environment and heightening national security for future generations.

Primary Objective: The Director of Advancement oversees the planning and execution of all components of fundraising and donor communications. These components are digital marketing/online fundraising and content creation, as well as grant writing, major donor relations and direct mail.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop revenue projections and monitor revenue to budget goals
  • Identifying and cultivate major donors
  • Oversee the management of the direct mail and online fundraising programs
  • Work with major giving team to identify major giving prospects and create persuasive funding requests
  • Oversee FAIR’s digital communications and marketing program


The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Minimum 8 years of non-profit experience with a history of progressive achievement and advancement in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • An advanced degree a plus
  • Law school-preferred
  • Immigration experience- preferred
  • Excellent research, writing, editing, proofreading and interpersonal skills with strong attention to detail required
  • Strong data and analytical skills including the ability to present complex data in terms non-specialized audiences can understand


  • Exceptional interpersonal skills around consensus building
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Superior project management skills
  • Ability to travel and speak in front of groups
  • Experience with fundraising databases a plus

This position is located at FAIR's headquarters in Washington, D.C. It is a full-time, exempt position. FAIR offers generous benefits; salary is commensurate with experience.


Cover letter indicating familiarity with our mission, resume, and one writing sample are required for your application to be considered. Please submit the required documents to bluej@fairus.org 

(Candidates are encouraged to visit FAIR webpage at www.fairus.org to learn more about the organization).

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Posted: 2021-11-10 Expires: 2021-12-10

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