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Development Manager, Institutional Giving

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is seeking a full-time development manager to support the fundraising and relationship management efforts of the organization. The position will oversee the day-to-day communications with and stewardship of corporate, foundation, and other institutional donors and prospects, as well as manage the internal functions associated with donor outreach, cultivation, and stewardship.

CDT offers the opportunity to work collaboratively across a wide variety of tech policy issues and gain experience working with a small but dynamic development team. This is a growth opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented, development professional seeking to build experience in institutional giving and working on a multi-year fundraising campaign.  

About CDT

CDT is a leading nonprofit public interest organization, working at the cutting edge of digital rights policy. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT engages in a variety of strategies to enhance free expression and privacy, including advocacy, public education, and research. CDT works on legislation, participates in agency rule-makings, engages in litigation, and fosters consensus-building among public interest and private sector stakeholders. CDT in headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit our About page.


This position reports to the Director of Development. Responsibilities include:


Applicants must have:

Additional qualifications may include:


Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive within the nonprofit space. Salary range is $50,000 – $70,000 commensurate with experience. CDT provides a generous benefits package that includes health care and dental coverage, a retirement plan, paid vacation, sick days, and parental leave.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and a resume to [email protected]

The Center for Democracy & Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or physical ability.