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Urgent-ActionUrgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a global women’s fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women’s and trans* human rights activists and movements at critical moments. We offer a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that encourages professional growth and leadership. We are an activist fund, governed by an international Board of Directors that provides unique insight to the women’s human rights movements worldwide.

We are currently hiring for a Senior Leadership Giving Officer. This is a new, full-time, position within the organization that works to build a community of individual and family donors who support the human rights of women, girls, and trans* people. Situated on the Development and Communications team, this role is integral to overall fund development for Urgent Action Fund. Reporting to the Director of Partnerships and working collaboratively with the team and with volunteer leadership, this position personally manages donor relationships, asks for gifts, designs fundraising campaigns, and plans and implements events.

This position is based in the Manhattan office of Urgent Action Fund. Some travel, particularly within the US, is required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Cover letters may be addressed to the hiring manager: Caitlin Stanton, Director of Partnerships. The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Urgent Action Fund is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. Authorization to work in the United States is required.