As experts with deep experience in the courtroom and powerful connections in Congress and Washington DC, Muslim Advocates is a thoughtful voice that ensures the concerns of American Muslims are heard by leaders at the highest levels of government. As a watchdog of justice, Muslim Advocates uses the courts to bring to task those who threaten the rights of American Muslims.
Muslim Advocates’ team of legal advocates, policy experts, and communications professionals successfully do the following:
Muslim Advocates creates strategic coalitions inside and outside of government to tackle the most urgent issues facing the American Muslim community.
Muslim Advocates is a national civil rights organization working in the courts, in the halls of power, and in communities to halt bigotry in its tracks. We ensure that American Muslims have a seat at the table with expert representation so that all Americans may live free from hate and discrimination.
The Director of Development will lead and manage all aspects of Muslim Advocates’ fundraising activities to ensure that the organization raises the annual and special funds needed to fulfill its vital mission. S/he will manage a growing team and collaborate closely with senior staff and board members. The Director of Development will be an integral part of the organization, serving as a member of the senior team and working closely with the Executive Director and the Development Committee of the Board of Directors.
Muslim Advocates relies on private philanthropy for its entire operating and program revenue. The current annual fundraising budget is $3.5 million, and support comes from a combination of foundation, individual and corporate funders. Muslim Advocates is currently looking to strengthen its development structure and strategically grow its annual philanthropic revenue.
The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director.
Muslim Advocates offers a generous and competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.
Muslim Advocates is committed to recruiting, hiring and supporting a diverse staff and welcomes applicants of all gender, sexuality, religious, ethnic, racial and cultural identities. Job applicants and current employees are evaluated solely on their ability, experience, and the requirements of the job.
Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to:
Development Guild DDI