Director of Major Gifts

For over 100 years, Save the Redwoods League has been dedicated to protecting the ancient redwood forests so all generations can experience the inspiration and majesty of redwoods. Since its founding in 1918, Save the Redwoods League has protected more than 200,000 acres of forests and helped create 66 redwood parks and preserves for everybody to enjoy. To learn more about us, go to  


Save the Redwoods League is looking for a dynamic Director of Major Gifts to oversee and implement all aspects of the individual major gifts program.  As our Director of Major Gifts, you manage your own portfolio of 125 major donors, and is responsible for prospect research, presentation materials, budgeting, and all activities to cultivate, track and solicit all supporters of $10,000+ or more.  

You will work directly with the major gifts staff, the Director of Development, the Chief Development Officer, the President & CEO, and members of the Development Committee and other volunteers, for developing and managing all activities related to the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of our major gift donors, ensuring these donors are inspired by the League’s mission and engaged in supporting the organization. 


$147,900 - $152,500 per year, depending on experience.


Click here for more information or to apply. To Be Considered: 

Email your resume, a cover letter addressing why you are a great fit for this role, and your salary expectations to: [email protected] with the subject heading "Director of Major Gifts”. 

NO CALLS PLEASE... we are busy protecting redwoods. THANK YOU!

Save the Redwoods League is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an environment of equity and inclusion. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority; people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures are encouraged to apply. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.

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  • Deanna Norcross
    published this page in Job Board 2022-11-15 01:00:31 -0500