Donor Relations Director


Donor Relations Director 

Location: Utah Pride Center -Salt Lake City, Utah 

Term: Full time 

Schedule: Weekdays with some evening & weekend hours required 

Salary Range: $65,000 -$70,000 with excellent benefits (Medical Insurance, 401K Match, unlimited PTO) 

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer 

About Utah Pride Center: 

The Utah Pride Center (UPC) has been serving the Salt Lake City area for more than 29 years. We are the largest LGBTQ+ community organization in Utah. Our mission is to unite, empower, and celebrate our LGBTQ+ community by providing a welcoming and safe place for education, partnerships, services, and events which advance our collective health, wellness, and success. 

Job Summary: 

The Donor Relations Director will play a key role in supporting the continued growth of the Utah Pride Center as we seek to accomplish our ambitious fundraising plan as we launch our 30th Anniversary in 2022. The Donor Relations Director will be responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of our current and future donors, thus contributing to their meaningful and delightful philanthropic experience with the Utah Pride Center. Working closely with the COO and CEO. The Donor Relations Director will oversee the rebranding of UPC’s membership program, manage the donor/member database, develop membership messaging & materials, and process gifts. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Rebrand UPC monthly membership program setting goals for month-over-month growth.
  • Develop and deliver regular membership communications and appeals, via social media, email, phone and direct mail in collaboration with the COO and CEO.
  • Record and track memberships, gifts and acknowledgements, and ensure fulfillment of membership benefits.
  • Manage the donor/member contact database in Salesforce.
  • Manage membership renewal processes.
  • Actively manage a prospect portfolio of prospective donors and complete an average of 20 contacts a month.
  • Maintain regular contact with donors through face-to-face meetings written communication, outreach events, and phone follow-up.
  • Collect data, prepare, and analyze monthly/quarterly/yearly membership reports.
  • Collaborate with COO and CEO on the production and dissemination of an Annual Report.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of donor fundraising events.
  • Organize, schedule and staff multiple tabling events year-round in collaboration with the Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who You Are: 

  • Minimum of 5-plus years of experience in fundraising or sales.
  • Out of the box thinker and ready to take on exciting challenges/goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passion for and experience working with LGBTQ+ communities and individuals.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt new technology.
  • Ready to grow your career with an exciting team with a lifesaving mission.

Further Director Skills: 

  • Experience working in a small/medium non-profit environment.
  • Event planning/management.
  • Proficiency in office management, donor relationship management, fundraising-event management, social media applications and other tech tools – including but not limited to Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Teams, DipJar, Classy, Harness & Salesforce.
  • Ability to work well with Utah Pride Center team members including executives, staff and volunteers.
  • Should have the capacity to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to solve and analyze problems effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently within close time constraints.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the UPC mission and philosophy.
  • Adheres to UPC’s policies and is committed to act legally and ethically within the scope of work.

Utah Pride Center (UPC) is a proudly queer, anti-racist, affirmative action employer. Our commitment is to provide and sustain a diverse work environment that reflects the community we serve. All employment decisions at UPC are based on professional needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations of Utah. Candidates for employment at Utah Pride Center should be aware that this is a unique work environment in which topics of sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender identity are an integral part of our day-to-day community interactions. Individuals who are uncomfortable with such topics, discussions, and the occasional related graphic representations may choose not to work at UPC. 

To learn more about our lifesaving programs and services visit our website at 

Email resume, three references and cover letter stating why you want to work at the Utah Pride Center and why you would be the best fit for this position to . In the subject line please put “Donor Relations Director – YOUR NAME”. 

Applications that do not follow the above will not be considered. No phone calls please. 

Applications close September 17th , 2021. 

Specific details

Organization Utah Pride Center
Contact Person Utah Pride Center
Phone (801)539-8800
Closing Date 2021-09-16
Salary Range $65,000 -$70,000 with excellent benefits (Medical Insurance, 401K Match, unlimited PTO)