Philanthropy Officer

By: Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Job Summary:

KEES has been exclusively retained by Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin in its search for Philanthropy Officers.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s (PPWI) 22 health care centers provide affordable high quality compassionate health care to more than 60,000 individuals annually. PPWI is a comprehensive full-service sexual and reproductive health care provider for all. With its community-centric approach, PPWI provides communities with the essential health care needed to continue to be safe, healthy and strong. PPWI services encompass everything from preventive health exams and cancer screenings to gender-affirming care and so much more. Many patients may qualify for no-cost health care services, including annual exams, STD and HIV testing, pregnancy testing, and more.

Philanthropy Officers are responsible for the management of a portfolio of donors and prospects with the capacity to give gifts of $10,000 or more. Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, Principal and Major Gifts, each Philanthropy Officer will develop strategy and steps to engage major donors and cultivate high-value relationships. Each Philanthropy Officer will work closely with a fast-paced and collaborative team to coordinate and integrate major gifts work with the annual campaign, capital campaign, planned giving, grant seeking efforts, and special events.

This position offers a competitive salary with strong benefits.

Candidates from locations throughout the state of WI will be considered, with Madison or Milwaukee as particular areas of geographic interest for these roles. Relocation assistance may be offered.  PPWI is also seeking a Director of Philanthropy, Principal and Major Gifts.  Please see the KEES website for additional details.

Some requirements include:

  • Passion and commitment to PPWI’s mission, vision, and values
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in fundraising with an emphasis on Major Gifts
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all facets of work and life
  • Comfort with discussions of personal and family finances and asking for major financial commitments
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the aptitude to relate to individuals and groups diplomatically and tactfully
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience

KEES (formerly Alford Executive Search) is a nonprofit executive search firm that builds diverse teams and dynamic leaders in the nonprofit and public entity sectors. A woman owned and operated firm, KEES offers a full array of nonprofit consulting services including executive search, leadership development, interim staffing, and HR support.


Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin has been serving diverse communities since 1935; there has never been a more meaningful time than now to join PPWI, providing patients with essential health care. The mission of PPWI is to empower all individuals to manage their sexual and reproductive health through patient services, education, and advocacy. PPWI believes that people of every race, religion, gender identity, ability, immigration status, and geography have the right to determine their future. This is an opportunity to serve in a leadership role with PPWI’s development team during a pivotal time in reproductive rights legislation in Wisconsin and throughout the country.

How to Apply:



Select either the Madison or Milwaukee Philanthropy Office role for more information and to apply.

To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.