The Major Gifts Officer will develop and implement a comprehensive major gift portfolio. The Officer will manage an active portfolio of prospects and secure major gifts of $10,000 and up.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Establishes and monitors a Major Gifts program for the Foundation.
- Works with the Foundation, Board members, staff and volunteers as appropriate to set annual goals for Major Gifts.
- Develops and manages a Major Gift committee to assist in securing major gifts.
- Initiates the most appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies and assists with major donor requests.
- Researches and identifies major gift prospects for annual, capital and special gift programs.
- Works closely with other Foundation staff members to establish comprehensive "moves management" plan and develops short and long-term business plans.
- Meets regularly with key AAHS personnel, physicians and other leaders to encourage identification of major donor prospects as well as to understand the needs of the organization.
- Assists Foundation staff with cultivation and recognition events.
- Participates in professional networks to maintain current knowledge of laws and techniques.
- Functions as a key, senior member of the development team and provides additional support as requested to ensure the success of the Foundation in its mission and goals.
- 5 years progressive fundraising and/or sales experience.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR Associates degree and eight years of progressive fundraising and/or sales experience.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands -
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.