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Senior Managing Director, Major Gifts, West

Sierra Club, Remote or Oakland, California

Founded in 1892, the Sierra Club is the nation’s largest and most influential environmental organization, with millions of members and supporters. The Sierra Club believes in a future where all people benefit from a healthy, thriving planet and a direct connection to nature. As the climate crisis and deeply entrenched systemic racism fuel inequity, the Sierra Club continues to fight for a bold, transformational agenda that recognizes the interconnectedness of the planet, humanity, and democracy.

The Opportunity

As its mission assumes even greater urgency, the Sierra Club seeks a Senior Managing Director, Major Gifts (SMD), to lead a dynamic team of major gift officers focusing on partners, stakeholders, and prospective donors in the West.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Advancement Officer, Major Gifts, the SMD will be part of a dynamic major gifts team raising $60–$70 million dollars annually for the Sierra Club’s high-impact campaigns. The SMD will work in partnership with other senior advancement colleagues to strategize, implement, and reach fundraising goals that will continue to connect philanthropic priorities with the Sierra Club’s most important and time-sensitive programs and ambitions. This is a rare opportunity to advance the work of the Sierra Club at a critical time for the planet.

The salary range for this position is $120,000 – $170,000.

To Learn More and Nominate Qualified Candidates


Libby Roberts

Executive Vice President and Managing Director

Khushboo Rami-Patel


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