Open Position: Senior Advancement Officer

Milkweed Editions, one of the nation’s leading independent book publishers, seeks a Senior Advancement Officer to manage a comprehensive individual giving program that includes annual giving, membership, and major gifts. Additionally, this person will be part of the team that executes a transformational fundraising campaign that is currently in its early stages.

Ideal candidates will be highly organized professionals with strong writing and excellent interpersonal communication skills. We are looking for candidates who thrive with a wide range of responsibilities and work and enjoy building lasting relationships. Previous experience working in a large or mid-sized fundraising program for 3-5 years; a proven track record of cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding major gifts from individuals; and knowledge of planned giving are strongly preferred.

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience. Currently, the Senior Advancement Officer should expect to work remotely. Please note that Milkweed complies with all COVID-19 prevention requirements and recommendations issued by the state of Minnesota to keep our staff safe and do our part to prevent the spread of the virus.

Please submit a resume, two references, and a cover letter addressed to Meagan Bachmayer in one combined PDF via Submittable by December 11. Your cover letter should express your interest in this position and articulate how it aligns with your professional and personal goals. Please keep your letter to one page, indicate if you have experience working with Salesforce, and include your desired salary range.

It is the policy of Milkweed Editions to afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class recognized by applicable laws.