The Anacostia Watershed Society seeks a full-time Gifts Officer to manage, coordinate, build and cultivate donor relationships with individuals and family foundations and raise significant revenue to help sustain the organization. The Gifts Officer will undertake activities and generate funds that contribute to and help achieve the organization’s annual general operating, special project, and capital major donor contributions goals.

The Gifts Officer is a critical part of the Development Team, and will work closely with the Director of
Development to create and direct the department’s fundraising priorities and strategies. The Gifts Officer will also work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and other volunteers, as well as other staff across the organization, to strengthen existing relationships and establish new relationships with individual donors with a focus on raising major gifts.

The Gifts Officer is an integral part of the organization and is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the
watershed’s restoration and the engagement of diverse communities, partners, and other stakeholders to
deliver on our mission to protect and restore the Anacostia River and its watershed by bringing partners and communities together to achieve a clean and safe Anacostia River for the benefit of all living in its watershed and for future generations.