Director, Development Operations (Los Angeles)

PragerU is the world's leading conservative nonprofit that is focused on changing minds through the creative use of digital media. Taking full advantage of today's technology and social media, we educate millions of Americans and young people about the values that make America great.

Since its inception, PragerU has grown aggressively—and expanded its operations and fundraising efforts significantly year after year. This new position (Los Angeles-based) offers the opportunity for big-picture strategic planning and the responsibility of shoring up that remarkable success.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, optimize and manage our donor club levels by looking at current fundraising efforts, identifying any gaps and areas of opportunity, and working with the team to execute such

  • Establish and monitor department metrics; maintain short-term fundraising goals in light of long-term planning

  • Manage staff members as needed to model the values and culture of the organization to the entire team

  • Implement best practices, policies, and procedures; identify and implement new systems and operations to scale operations.


  • 7-10+ years professional experience 

  • Demonstrated ability to build and grow fundraising team operations 

  • Some direct fundraising experience with successful donor cultivation and solicitation and/or demonstrated knowledge of major gifts stewardship strategies and practices

  • Interpersonal skills to engage, collaborate, and persuade others

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a drive to test and deploy new techniques

  • Analytical and systematic approach

  • Confidential manner concerning sensitive information and documentation

  • Database/CRM proficiency, Raiser’s Edge experience preferred

  • Ability to travel occasionally

How to Apply

To apply, please first review our website at Please submit a resume and cover letter In your cover letter, please include a section explaining how your values align with ours, and why you would want to work at PragerU specifically.