Pine Street Inn seeks a Director of Planned Giving to join its high performing Major and Planned Giving Program.
Pine Street Inn opened its doors in 1969. Over more than five decades it has grown into New England’s largest nonprofit resource for homeless and formerly homeless adults. Throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s, Pine Street expanded from offering basic necessities—food, clothing, shelter, and health care—to offering programs that help guests take significant steps in their journey out of homelessness and regain some of what they have lost: relationships, life skills, employment, and housing. In the past ten years, Pine Street has significantly expanded its inventory of permanent supportive housing to provide lasting solutions to homelessness.
Pine Street’s programs include:
Today, Pine Street Inn serves over 1,400 individuals a day. From emergency services, to needs assessment, counseling, and case management, to job training and placement in permanent housing, Pine Street Inn is providing short-term remedies and long-term solutions to end the experience of homelessness.
Pine Street’s $84M annual operating budget is primarily funded through government grants and private philanthropy. Last year, Pine Street raised more than $24M, of which $17M was in unrestricted support. Pine Street has a robust donor community of more than 30,000 and a deep and active volunteer base.
In addition, Pine Street Inn has recently completed its Key Moments Campaign, a $50M fundraising effort to commemorate its 50th anniversary. The campaign was launched in 2017 to create, preserve, and sustain permanent housing solutions for Boston’s most vulnerable individuals. Key Moments has received support from more than 800 donors across the donor community, including many of Boston’s leading philanthropists. This campaign has expanded Pine Street’s housing initiatives, confirmed the importance of affordable supportive housing in its future work, and deepened its relationships with major donors determined to end homelessness in Boston.
The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of Pine Street’s work for the safety, health, and security of guests and the entire Boston community. Pine Street quickly responded to the pandemic and implemented plans to safely serve guests in pandemic and post-pandemic environments. These plans require critical investments and have positioned the Advancement Department for bold fundraising priorities in the coming years.
The Director of Planned Giving (DPG) will join Pine Street Inn as it builds upon the tremendous success of its $50 million campaign, which further solidified Pine Street’s nationally recognized reputation as a trailblazer in conquering homelessness. The DPG will join a high-caliber individual giving program that reflects Pine Street’s culture, mission, goals, and bold strategic plan.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Major and Planned Giving, the DPG will work collaboratively and transparently with the executive team, board members, senior leadership, staff, and volunteers to build on the momentum of the recently completed campaign and the surge in pandemic-era giving, designing, directing, and implementing a comprehensive program to promote and secure planned gifts for the organization. The DPG will hold their own portfolio and will serve as key relationship manager for existing and prospective planning giving donors, while also partnering with colleagues to assist in strategizing and preparing planned giving solicitations to meet fundraising goals.
With deep knowledge of planned giving vehicles and strategies, including personal experience developing pipelines, the DPG will be a strategic, creative, ambitious, and dynamic externally facing fundraiser with the ability to build upon Pine Street’s fundraising momentum and achievements. A mission driven and team oriented professional, the DPG will:
The successful candidate will be a strategic and creative fundraiser who can support Pine Street’s vision for philanthropy while maximizing results. The DPG will have an appreciation for diverse perspectives and will possess outstanding interpersonal competencies, the ability to effectively engage donors and volunteers, and a deep commitment to instilling best practices that reflect Pine Street’s values.
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All Pine Street Inn employees must comply with Pine Street Inn’s occupational health policy.
The starting salary for this role is $145,000. Final offers for this position will be based upon several factors including the position requirements, candidate’s experience level and capabilities.
This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule, which includes regular on-site work and local travel.
Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to: PinestreetinnDPG@developmentguild.com
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