We’re searching for an experienced fundraiser to join our remote team as our new full-time Development Director. In this essential position, you will lead all of AsylumConnect’s fundraising efforts, including: individual gifts, major gifts, private and public grants, corporate donations, and special events. In this role, you will partner closely with our Executive Director and governing Board of Directors to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of AsylumConnect.

This is a rare opportunity to help attract the resources necessary to take an innovative, up-and-coming tech nonprofit organization to the next level.

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. AsylumConnect is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ+ people, to join our team.

We are accepting applications for this position on a rolling basis. We will start conducting interviews in early June and we will continue to schedule interviews with qualified candidates until the position is filled. Please no emails or phone calls.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) required.
  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the nonprofit sector.
  • Experience successfully cultivating and soliciting individual gifts and major gifts.
  • Experience securing and managing corporate partnerships/gifts.
  • Experience writing and overseeing the process for successful grant proposals.
  • Deep commitment to and passion for LGBTQ+ rights.
  • Direct experience with or knowledge of the U.S. immigration system.
  • Strong interpersonal, public speaking and grant writing skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of nonprofit fundraising experience.
  • Comfortable working remotely and using online communication tools (G Suite, Slack, Zoom, Asana).
  • Excited to make a minimum 2-year commitment to this role.


The non-negotiable starting salary for this position is $55,000 per year.

Benefits include:

  • medical
  • dental
  • vision
  • life insurance
  • 3 weeks paid vacation and all federal holidays.
  • The desired start date for this position is Jan/Feb 2022