MSI Reproductive Choices is an international non-governmental organization with a global presence in 37 countries spanning six continents. Dedicated to empowering women and girls to make reproductive choices, MSI operates with a pro-choice stance, advocating for an individual’s right to choose if, when, and how many children to have. As one of the world’s largest providers of contraception, safe abortion services, and post-abortion care, MSI served over 21.1 million people in 2022 through a network of 300 centers, outreach teams, nurses, midwives, partnerships with government health ministries, and collaborations with pharmacies and private providers.
The organization’s impact is substantial, having delivered sexual and reproductive healthcare services to over 183 million women since its inception in 1976. Rooted in communities around the world, MSI’s teams work to expand access to reproductive health services, enabling women and girls to make informed choices and positively impact individuals, families, and communities. Through a dynamic and empathetic approach, MSI is at the forefront of shaping a world where individuals can make informed decisions about their reproductive health, contributing to a brighter, more equitable future.
MSI Reproductive Choices United States is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to fill the role of Director of Individual Philanthropy, West Coast. Reporting to the Senior Director of Individual Giving, the Director will play a crucial role in expanding the organization’s major gift program by building and managing a portfolio of 120 high-net-worth donors and prospects. With a focus on the West Coast, including major markets such as the San Francisco Bay Area, the Director will contribute to achieving MSI US’s ambitious fundraising goals, targeting $5.5 million across the West and East Coasts by 2023 and $12 million by 2025.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in major gift fundraising, a commitment to MSI’s mission, and will be responsible for implementing strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors. The ideal candidate will exhibit an entrepreneurial and team-oriented work ethic, exceptional communication skills, and prior experience in international advocacy or mission-focused organizations. Proven success in building major donor programs, understanding donor motivations, and managing confidential information with tact is essential.
This role offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on reproductive choice advocacy and women’s health by contributing to MSI’s collective fundraising target of $39 million in 2023.