Major Gift Officer

Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for securing major gift commitments ($100,000+).

The Major Gifts Officer will have the following responsibilities:
  • Build and manage a major gifts program to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of active major gifts prospects. Must focus on pipeline development to meet increasingly aggressive monthly, quarterly and annual fundraising goals.
  • Manage a fundraising program and represent these needs externally
  • Plan appropriate cultivation/stewardship activities to foster interaction between volunteers/donors.
  • Prepare written proposals to solicit prospects for gifts, using persuasive language to promote visionary gift opportunities.
  • Provide general assistance to the Vice President of Development in support of programs.

The successful candidate will have a well-developed vision and philosophy for fundraising , exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting while being highly autonomous and to travel as required, personal integrity and the ability to inspire confidence and trust, decisiveness, optimism, resilience, dynamism, innovation, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a good sense of humor.

A bachelor's degree required as well as:
  • Strong organizational skills, including a commitment to and track record with both tactical and detailed fundraising planning
  • Good administrative skill set to include: excel, word and other basic tools for managing advance work necessary for travel
  • An Advanced Degree is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please forward your résumé as MS Word attachments for immediate consideration to . Do not send any zipped files as they will not be opened. Please note "Major Gift Officer" in the subject line of your e-mail. NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES, OR DROP-INS PLEASE. Only those applicants that will be considered for the next step in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Rebuilding Respect For Women is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally-protected characteristic.


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