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Development & Events Director (US)

Animal Defenders International
With offices in London UK, Los Angeles US and Bogota Colombia, Animal Defenders International works to end animal suffering across the globe.


The Development & Events Director will develop and implement inspiring events, fundraising campaigns and strategies to deliver ADI’s aims for growth in supporter numbers, income, and media profile; helping ADI to do more to protect animals.

  • Works closely with President and Vice President
  • Design and execute fundraising strategies to generate sustainable income; marketing; regular giving; events; grants; volunteers; media
  • Budget control
  • Develop and implement donor base to engage with corporations, philanthropic donors and the general public
  • Devise and organize events, engaging celebrity supporters, media and high donors to support ADI’s work
  • Develop, direct and implement marketing and communication strategies to increase brand value
  • Manage an effective committee/council of high net-worth/networked individuals for advice on the organization’s philanthropy program
  • Reports and analysis as required; contributes and oversees website copy and publications as appropriate to development and events

 Candidate Requirements

  • Experienced, proven fundraising and event organization talent and skills
  • At least 5 years experience in a senior role
  • Proven success in developing and executing innovative fundraising and marketing strategies
  • Good knowledge and experience of the NGO sector and fundraising techniques
  • Polished, diplomatic communicator, able to interact confidently with donors, volunteers, high net-worth individuals, business leaders and Board members
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English including writing and proofreading skills
  • Extensive experience with common office software and internet use
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Commitment to the aims of ADI and to the organization’s growth and development
  • Reports to the President and Vice President

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates please apply by email to Angie Greenaway, Executive & Outreach Manager at execassist@ad-international.org

Subject line should read “Development & Events Director”.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements. Candidates selected for consideration will be required to complete an application form and additional supporting letter.

Due to the extremely high volume of resumes submitted, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to this position will be accepted. No agencies.

Animal Defenders International
6100 Wilshire Blvd., #1150
Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Location: Los Angeles, California
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Angie Greenaway

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