The Major Gift Officer will identify, qualify, cultivate and solicit gifts from alumni and non-alumni friends to forward the fundraising goals and mission of the university. The Major Gift Officer, in joining a supportive team of professionals within Development, will employ personal talents to develop, manage, and execute prospect strategies to increase donor engagement with a focus on raising gifts of $25k+ from individuals. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, other development and advancement staff, and other College representatives to cultivate and solicit donors for college-wide priorities.
Bachelor?s degree ? 5 plus years of experience in major gift fundraising ? Proven track record of cultivating, soliciting and closing major gifts preferred, with a documented record of productivity. ? Demonstrated sound judgment, integrity, creativity ? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ? Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and the ability to think strategically. ? Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team ? Proven history of management of a portfolio of prospects
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American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded: