Women's Resource Medical Centers of Southern Nevada is a faith-based, charitable 501(c)(3) organization with the mission to help save the lives of unborn children by sharing the love of Jesus Christ through spiritual, physical, emotional, and education support to our clients.
We are currently seeking a Major Gifts Officer who has the primary responsibility of ensuring the success of WRMCSN funding priorities and initiatives for both the annual and capital campaigns.
- Planning the solicitation of major donor prospects in their portfolio (individual, foundation and corporation) including appropriate solicitors, cultivation, request amounts, stewardship and research.
- Support the comprehensive fundraising campaigns to include; annual giving, major gifts, endowments, events, legacy giving and the capital campaign.
- Participate in meetings with the team members, ensuring agenda is followed and goals are met.
- Develop and utilize major donor and prospect cultivation strategies.
- Use CRM software to track, solicit and report on all prospects.
- Work closely with the marketing team to support the creation and maintenance of communication platforms, presentations, committee and donor presentations, and reports.
- Responsible for personal portfolio management, with a focus on donor retention and engaging new donors
- Support coordination of the workflow among departmental functions to ensure efficient and timely implementation of fundraising and stewardship tasks to ensure optimal donor relationships.
- Plan and implement cultivation and stewardship strategies to motivate donors.
- Solicit contributions to also include Capital Campaign support.
- Support preparation of accurate, accessible and appealing quarterly reports and campaign progress reports for senior managers and board committees.
- Adhere to the budget in both fundraising goals as well as expenses to the organization.
- Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle.
- Initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors/prospects
- Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with volunteers
- Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure
- Make solicitations when appropriate
- Maintain stewardship contacts with donors; adhere to the highest ethical standards; demonstrate empathetic disposition and perseverance; reflect optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors
- 65% of time management is expected to focus on interfacing with donors and meeting with prospects in order to be successful.
- Recruit, train and manage volunteer training teams
- Oversee volunteer recruitment, initial training, management, ongoing development and education and retention.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor's degree required
- Strong work tenure: five to 10 years of experience in fundraising, preferably in a non-profit organization
- Experience working with high-level decision-makers, trustees, and other stakeholders.
- Demonstrated experience in the phases of capital campaign fundraising: leadership, major, and community gift phases.
- Knowledge of local philanthropic community.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.
- Must have valid driver’s license and current insurance for light to moderate local travel.
- Must be willing to complete a background check.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
- An active, growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
- Compassion for and commitment to providing abortion alternatives to women facing unplanned pregnancies and their unborn babies.
- Personal, professional and public integrity.
- A “team-mindset” to contribute to and benefit from working together with the whole ministry in order to fulfill WRMCSN’s mission.
- Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
- Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and donors
- Expert-level written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
- Emotional maturity
- Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
- Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response
- Demonstrated ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
- Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
- Communicates changes effectively, builds commitment, manages transition and evaluates results. Writes and speaks clearly and informatively. Listens and clarifies; demonstrates excellent individual and group presentation skills; writes clearly and informatively, varies communication to audience
- Maintains confidentiality, attentive to others, open to others’ ideas, problem solver.
- Must possess social perceptiveness to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors.
- Goal orientated with social, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
- Must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of building long-term relationships.
- Demonstrated knowledge of market and competition.
- Develops and implements cost savings measures; conserves resources; focus on budget and cost savings.
- Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
- Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; presents ideas in a manner that gets attention.
- Displays a high level of integrity and professionalism; creative, flexible, and resourceful.
- Ability to work within electronic environment for solicitation and gift tracking.
- Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment and to manage simultaneously a variety of projects.
- Ability to be aware of workflow and assist where needed - balanced with the capacity to keep out of the way to permit people to manage their own work.
- Knowledgeable about the role of technology in donor communications and fundraising.
- Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move weights exceeding 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
FULL TIME, EXEMPT
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 to $87,000.00 /year
Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications
- Fundraising: 5 years (Required)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Paid time off