Membership and Development Specialist

About GEO: 


Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) exists to help grantmakers turn their desire to improve into real progress. The GEO community bridges the gap between grantmaking as usual and transformational change. Our community includes more than 6,600 grantmakers working together to turn a hunger for more effective philanthropy into clear pathways for achieving it. We're cutting through the noise to lift up the practices that matter most to nonprofits. GEO cultivates a community for grantmakers to work with their peers while they are navigating the same journey towards improvement. To learn more about how GEO is making faster progress possible, visit  



Position Description: 


Under the direction of Membership and Development Director and as part of GEO’s revenue team, the Membership and Development Specialist is responsible for supporting the health of GEO’s vibrant and growing membership base as a strategic priority of the organization with a significant focus on fundraising and supporting administrative development activities. The Membership and Development Specialist is responsible for reinforcing and overseeing the process of member renewals, including tailored communications at various stages of the member relationship, and ensuring data integrity of over 500 organizational members. 




The Membership and Development Specialist will support new members and funders through conferences, in-person meetings and email or phone, ensuring an excellent member experience.  



Salary and Benefits   GEO offers a competitive salary starting at $64k and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer paid health/dental/vision insurance; three weeks of vacation; office closure for federal holidays as well as a one-week summer break, summer Fridays and the last two weeks of the year; twelve sick days, two personal days, one volunteer day; a seven percent employer retirement contribution; sabbaticals every three years of service; wellness benefits; telecommunications reimbursement; transportation benefits; a commitment to professional development and growth including annual funding for professional development; along with a Metro accessible office location in downtown D.C.       Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is an equal opportunity employer. GEO is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and  disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment. GEO does not  discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation or any other legally protected characteristic.        



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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-04-24 22:17:22 -0400