The Village at Augsburg: Philanthropy Director

(Added 07/15/2020)

Title: Philanthropy Director
Community: The Village at Augsburg
Address: 6811 Campfield Road, Baltimore, MD 21207


The Philanthropy Director is an integral position within the organization, serving as lead in all areas related to philanthropic programs at a specific National Lutheran Community & Services (NLCS) Community. Some responsibilities include:

  • Designs, implements and/or maintains a comprehensive fund-raising program including annual giving, major gifts, endowment and capital campaigns, fund-raising events and other special projects of the NLCS Community supportive of and in accordance with the overall NLCS goals and objectives
  • Leads the planned giving program for the NLCS Community by identifying, cultivating and stewarding planned giving prospects/donors
  • Prepare financial illustrations of proposed gifts
  • Maintain confidentiality of all donor information
  • Works closely with the Executive Director of the NLCS Community to make certain that the philanthropic programs are aligned with the goals and needs of each NLCS Community
  • Strengthens relationships with members of the Board of Directors/Trustees of the NLCS Community so that the board members can become partners in raising both awareness and financial resources
  • Develops close working relationships and provides guidance and support to congregations in the area primarily served by the NLCS Community
  • Establishes relationships with local businesses and vendors/suppliers
  • Facilitates effective communications and relationships with NLCS external constituencies by assuring high standards of quality, consistency and accuracy of all data
  • Supervises Philanthropy Coordinator when applicable


  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with planned and major gifts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Human Services or related field is required
  • Visibility requires maintaining a professional appearance and providing a positive image of NLCS
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills; able to maintain confidential information
  • Must be able to develop presentations and documents.
  • Must have strong computer skills, including proficient in Microsoft Office and willing to learn the donor databases

To Apply:

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