Deputy Development Director for Business Council Partnerships

Washington, DC, USA
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Job Description

The Democratic Attorneys General Association provides political and policy support to Democratic State Attorneys General in their mission to protect citizens, promote progress, and support civil rights.

Title: Deputy Development Director for Business Council Partnerships

Company: Democratic Attorneys General Association, Inc.

Location: Washington, DC

Reports To: Development Director

Salary Range: $80,000-$90,000



The Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) seeks to hire an experienced, creative, and resourceful fundraiser to lead the business council partnership program. The Deputy Director will be responsible for advancing a portfolio of existing and prospective corporate partners and expanding the programmatic elements of the partnership program to meet ambitious short- and long-term goals. We are looking for an accomplished fundraiser with a proven record of meeting fundraising goals, engaging with principals, building and maintaining relationships with donors and stakeholders, and developing innovative programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of DAGA's Partnership Program which includes, but is not limited to:
  • Sustaining and building relationships with corporate, legal and other partners
  • Reaching target revenue goals and total program growth on an annual basis
  • Regularly report to senior leadership on policy items and industry trends which affect our partners in the AG space
  • Manage call time for President, Executive Director, and Attorney's General for corporate and legal partnerships
  • Create unique and innovative benefits and event opportunities for existing and potential partners
  • Provide and manage fundraising projections and reports to share with the Development Director, senior leadership, and executive leadership
  • Represent DAGA in public meetings with current and potential donors as well as at quarterly events
  • Participate and lead in program planning processes and provide insight to related fundraising opportunities
  • Direct supervision of the Development Manager for Business Council Partnerships, ensuring implementation of a defined role, clear objectives, and opportunities for their professional growth
  • Required work on some evenings and weekends for fundraising events



  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5-7+ years of fundraising experience
  • Has worked with and grown a major donor or corporate portfolio of donors $25,000-$500,000
  • Experience working in fundraising for a 527 Political Organization, Federal PAC, or campaign preferred
  • Donor relationship management and strong knowledge of stakeholders
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, particularly in the development of proposals to donors within the corporate and legal practice community
  • Commitment to a broader understanding of educating the public on the work of state attorneys general
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Results-oriented with a proven ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines and objectives
  • Project management skills that enable the juggling of multiple tasks, allocating and optimizing resources, and managing timelines
  • Sense of humor and positive attitude
  • Commitment to DAGA's mission


Application Requirements:

  • To apply please fill out the application on the DAGA website:


  • DAGA's office is open 9 AM - 6 PM Eastern, but extended and nontraditional work hours are required.
  • DAGA offices are in downtown DC with three days required in the office due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • DAGA offers a generous benefits package that includes fully paid health, dental, vision, short term, long term, and life insurance policies, pretax spending accounts, and monthly transit benefit.
  • DAGA values a truly diverse workforce and is committed to a culture of inclusivity, respect, and integrity.
  • We strongly encourage people with disabilities, people of color, transgender and non-binary people, and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.
  • DAGA is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex: age; marital status; personal appearance; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; family responsibilities; disability; matriculation; genetic information; credit Information; status as a victim or family member of a victim of domestic violence, a sexual offense, or stalking. DAGA will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.