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Development Director / Fundraising Manager

Company: In-N-Out Burger - Corporate
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Come join our family at In-N-Out Burger!

The In-N-Out Burger Community Engagement Team has an excellent opportunity for a Development Director/Fundraising Manager in our Irvine, CA office. This position will report to the Community Engagement Department Manager and is responsible for being the driving force behind fundraising efforts for both the In-N-Out Burger and Slave 2 Nothing Foundations. This person will oversee donor activity and the team responsible for fundraising events. This person will be a part of the Community Engagement Department including the In-N-Out Burger Foundation (INOBF), Slave 2 Nothing Foundation (S2N), Community Outreach, and Corporate Giving.

General Responsibilities

  • Oversee fundraising team - Lead, train, develop, and manage the team responsible for all fundraising
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategic fundraising plan with goals that include enlarging and diversifying the donor base and increasing individual (customer, community and major gifts) and institutional (vendor and corporate) support
  • Partners with INOBF and S2N Executive Directors and other strategic leaders in establishing immediate and long term fundraising goals
  • Oversee and provide support to the Charitable Events Supervisor and Charitable Events team
  • Develop and manage companywide giving opportunities
  • Identify new donor bases, conduct research on fundraising opportunities and solicit funding
  • Partner with Marketing Department and Foundation Executive Directors to execute marketing efforts including in-store campaigns/can drives, social media, marketing, etc.
  • Direct and oversee effective database management of all donor records
  • Attend and provide support at all In-N-Out fundraising events
  • Work together with INOBF and S2N leadership to craft messages and speak publicly on behalf of the Foundation
  • Develop strong working relationships throughout the company, and with outside organizations and vendors, as an extension of the Foundations and Community Engagement Department
  • Professionally represent In-N-Out Burger with businesses, non-profits, foundations, grant makers, and the broader community as needed
  • Reflect the ideals of the company, keep department and company information confidential
  • Be part of a team-oriented department and assist in other areas as needed

Work Schedule + Benefits

  • Full-time position, Exempt
  • Office Hours in Irvine, CA: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Department needs will include evening and weekend hours; about 20% of time will be spent in the field
  • On-site presence required at fundraising and Community Engagement events
  • Excellent Benefits, to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Profit Sharing Plan and 401(k) Plan

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Fundraising, Communications, Administration or related field; Master's degree is preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Fundraising/Special Events/Development
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Supervisory/Team Management/Leadership role
  • Strong talent for building relationships and a proven track record in securing funds from various sources, foundations, trusts and major donors
  • Leader and mentor of teams
  • Experience in development of donor programs, including donor marketing, donor care and company giving programs preferred
  • Experience working in a nonprofit/foundation organization
  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising best practices and strategies
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Proven history of working in a collaborative environment
  • Candidate should be enthusiastic, personable, team oriented, and represent In-N-Out Burger and the Foundations in a positive manner

ABOUT In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder in Baldwin Park, California, and remains privately owned and operated. Under the direction of the Snyder family, the company has opened restaurants throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Texas, Oregon and Colorado. In-N-Out Burger's menu has remained the same since 1948, and we have maintained a simple philosophy - serve only the highest quality product, prepare it in a clean and sparkling environment, and serve it in a warm and friendly manner. We have built a reputation for fresh, made-to-order foods prepared and served by friendly, well trained Associates.

ABOUT the Community Engagement department

At In-N-Out Burger, we are committed to the communities where we work and live. Our Community Engagement department champions the third part of our mission statement; assisting all communities in our marketplace to become stronger, safer and better places to live. We support non-profits and local community organizations and provide leadership to both the In-N-Out Burger Foundation and the Slave 2 Nothing Foundation. The In-N-Out Burger Foundation was established in 1995 with the goal of raising funds to assist abused and neglected children in the communities where we live and do business. In 2016, the Slave 2 Nothing Foundation was established to educate and assist in solutions to eliminate human trafficking as well as focus on those needing treatment, rehabilitation and prevention from drug/alcohol abuse. Our Charitable Events Team supports both foundations with small and large scaled fundraising events. Community Outreach focuses on programs that serve the community and providing volunteer opportunities for our In-N-Out Burger Associates and their families.

In-N-Out Burger offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Should there be a need, In-N-Out Burger will provide a reasonable accommodation to complete the interview process upon request.

Equal Opportunity Employer by Choice

Keywords: In-N-Out Burger - Corporate, Irvine , Development Director / Fundraising Manager, Other , Irvine, California

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