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The Tor Project, Inc., a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that provides technical infrastructure for privacy protection over the internet, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and organized Fundraising Director to help us grow and expand our funding base. The Fundraising Director will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating all fundraising activities, with an emphasis on diversifying our funding sources. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of leadership experience working in the fundraising department of nonprofit organization. This person must be able to straddle the worlds of technology and fundraising. The Tor Project is funded in part by government research and development contracts, and in part by individual, foundation and corporate donations. The ability to talk about the Tor Project’s work to all different types of current and potential donors is essential.
This senior level position will report directly to the Executive Director and will be part of the organization’s leadership team. The Fundraising Director will set and guide the strategy for all of our fundraising, including increasing contributions from government, foundation, corporate, and individual donors. This is a new, hands-on position for a highly skilled fundraising professional.
The Tor Project’s workforce is smart and committed. Experience working with open source communities and/or a dedication to Internet freedom are added pluses. The Tor Project currently has a paid and contract staff of around 35 developers and operational support staff, plus many thousands of volunteers who contribute to our work. The ideal candidate will be energetic, unflappable and flexible, and will thrive in a highly-technical collaborative environment.
This is a full-time, hands-on position, which can be done remotely or in our office in Seattle, WA. Flexible salary, depending on experience. The Tor Project has a competitive benefits package, including a generous PTO policy; 14 paid holidays per year (including the week between Christmas and New Year’s, when the office is closed); health, vision, dental, disability, and life insurance paid in full for employee; flexible work schedule; and occasional travel opportunities.
To apply, send a cover letter and your resume to hr at torproject dot org with the subject “Fundraising Director.” Tell us why you think you’re the right person for this job, and please include links to writing samples. No phone calls please!
The Tor Project, Inc., is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.