The Phoenix - Sober Active Community
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 90000.00-120000.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

403(b) retirement plan with 4% match; paid time off (vacation/ sick days/ skill enhancement days); medical, dental, and vision plans

You are an experienced fundraiser who can design and implement a comprehensive and sustainable fundraising strategy on a regional scale. You thrive in collaborative environments and are seeking a career in a high-growth nonprofit characterized by innovation and adaptation to change. You're passionate about recovery from substance use and believe in the power of community. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

This role will direct development efforts in California, as well as Nevada and Arizona as needed, and will focus on identifying, cultivating, and stewarding high-capacity donors, as well as building relationships with foundations and helping to evolve fundraising systems. The ideal candidate will have experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds. If you're excited about working in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment that promotes personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you!


  • In partnership with the Regional Director (West) and National Development Team, develop and execute a comprehensive fundraising strategy, emphasizing individual donor cultivation and including diverse revenue streams such as corporate sponsorships and foundation opportunities
  • Establish annual development goals, priorities, and quarterly KPIs to meet organizational growth expectations for the region, reconciling financials in collaboration with the Accounting Team, while closing funding gaps
  • Perform prospect research on foundations, corporations, and potential donors to identify new funding opportunities, cultivate and maintain positive relationships with high-capacity supporters, and secure significant funding as an individual contributor to regional fundraising goals
  • Train and support regional and local staff in identifying development opportunities and cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors
  • Serve as a member of the National Development Team, including participating in weekly calls and meetings and contributing to national development initiatives
  • Work with Grants Team to oversee and support grant-writing efforts as needed
  • Oversee all donor management, including engagement planning, Salesforce tracking, and gift acknowledgement
  • Travel locally and regionally to build relationships and nationally for periodic team meetings (30% total)
  • Work evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • 4+ years of fundraising experience in a nonprofit setting
  • 3 years of experience working with individual donors and major gifts
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Proficiency with software including Salesforce or other CRM, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and email
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from all walks of life
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity


We welcome all great applicants to apply even if you don't have all these preferred attributes

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery
  • Fundraising certificates


  • 403(b) retirement plan with 4% match
  • Paid time off (vacation/sick days/skill enhancement days)
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans


The Phoenix's mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Through activities such as CrossFit, climbing, hiking, yoga, boxing, and meditation, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. The Phoenix offers free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety, operating in 129 counties across 36 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 104,297 individuals.

At The Phoenix, we welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create a healing-centered environment that allows everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. We seek to create a workplace environment that accurately reflects the diverse communities we serve. We understand that voices of varied experiences and perspectives are central to our mission and our impact. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

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