Senior Giving Officer

Make-A-Wish Minnesota
1919 University Ave W Suite 415
Saint Paul, MN 55104
United States

Category
Application Closing Date
5/30/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background check
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Description

 

Summary

The Senior Giving Officer is responsible for increasing revenue by developing and executing strategies for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all high-end donors, with special focus on building the major gifts program. Maintains ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituencies and advises on the facilitation of advancement-related events and donor groups. The Senior Giving Officer is a collaborative position on the development team that manages the Corporate Relations Coordinator and reports directly to the VP of Development.

Responsibilities

· Manage a portfolio of approximately 150 individual and corporate donors and prospects. Generate revenue from sources including individual major gifts, corporate major gifts, and event sponsorships.

· Establish, evaluate and maintain effective relationships with current donors and prospects.

· Develop donor strategies, along with appropriate materials, to renew and upgrade donor gifts.

· Manage the Corporate Relations Coordinator.

· Network with appropriate organizations to build organizational presence in the community.

· Advises on and facilitates the recognition of individual and corporate major donors in print, social media and Web-based publications.

· Set annual participation goals to meet fundraising goals in conjunction with VP of Development and CEO.

· Monitor and analyze progress towards the fundraising goal assigned to this position, adjusting the strategy as needed.

· Conduct a yearly planning assessment of donor giving including gift acquisition, retention, cultivation activities and stewardship.

· Ensure donor data and activity documentation in CRM (currently Raiser’s Edge) is kept up to date.

· Supports and engages volunteers in organizational needs and activities as needed.

· Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the liberal arts

· A minimum of five years fundraising experience

· Proven fundraising experience with a variety of donors

· Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Attention to detail, accuracy, and appropriate thoroughness

· Ability to manage concurrent projects, set priorities, and follow through on both long- term and short-term projects, and meet deadlines

· Access to own transportation and the ability to travel and provide staff support for evening and weekend events

· Strong computer skills, including MS Office tools, particularly Excel and Word

· Ability to maintain confidentiality

Exhibit good judgment
 
To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Gena at gjohnson@mn.wish.org. 
Employer
Kirsten Hoaby
1919 University Ave W Suite 415
Saint Paul MN 55104
United States
Make-A-Wish Minnesota Kirsten Hoaby
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