Equality Florida currently has the following job opportunities:

North Florida Development Officer


Seeking a positive, organized, individual, with excellent multi-tasking skills, who works well independently and with others, to lead Equality Florida’s regional development program in North Florida which includes Tallahassee, Greater Gainesville, and Greater Jacksonville. This position requires an individual with strong communication skills (verbal and written), highly organized and a self-starter, as well as skilled in Word, Excel, and Google. This position also requires work on some evenings and weekends. Reports to Equality Florida’s Statewide Deputy Development Director.


Equality Florida offers a competitive compensation, provides opportunity for advancement, and has an excellent benefits package that includes generous vacation/holiday time, as well as comprehensive health, dental, life, and retirement.



  • Ensure fundraising goals are met by tracking contributions, processing gifts, and following up with unfilled and outstanding pledges.

  • Manage donor strategy meetings and volunteer committees, specifically Steering and Host Committee meetings. Including email communications and running in-person meetings.

  • Develop and maintain a robust development events calendar with an eye for strategy including location, venues and promotion. These include Florida Council Mixers, Equality Connections, Galas and other special events.

  • Cultivate new corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities to support Equality Florida’s work as well as maintain current relationships.

  • Schedule and execute one on one meetings with donors and opinion leaders.

  • Facilitate event set-up and break down for events and meetings.

  • Represent Equality Florida as spokesperson at community events, mixers, speaking engagements, media, etc.

  • Coordinate vendor contracts including catering, AV, venues, printers, etc

  • Staff events such as fundraising galas, host committee meetings, donor appreciation events, town halls, business forums, etc.

  • Oversee logistics and volunteer teams at events.

  • Manage Development Intern program to assist in work plan and train future leaders.

  • Execute donor stewardship including thank you notes, one-on-one meetings, social media, etc.

  • Coordinate Equality Florida’s Greater Jacksonville, Greater Gainesville, and Tallahassee Galas.


Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume at


**Applicants located in Greater Jacksonville or who are willing to relocate to Greater Jacksonville are strongly preffered, but applicants with strong resumes in the Tallahassee and Gainesville areas will also be considered.


**Please note that we are not able to respond directly to every applicant. Should your qualifications match our requirements for the open position we will be in touch with you by January 31st, 2017. If there is not a match, we will retain your materials for future reference.


Equality Florida is the largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community



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