Job posted by: The Trust for Public Land,
Posted on: January 16, 2014
The Trust for Public Land conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and other natural places ensuring livable communities for generations to come. We have an opening in our Chicago or Cleveland office for a Major Gifts Officer. This position will cultivate and solicit gifts of $25,000 and above from individual supporters and prospects. Using moves management and direct solicitation of supporters, the primary role of this position is to provide support to our national institutional initiatives as well as local and statewide programs. The position will manage a donor portfolio of 120 supporters and prospects and be expected to make 12-15 donor visits each month. Additional duties include donor communications, engagement of our board in solicitations and close coordination of donor activities with other staff.
This position requires a bachelor's degree or the equivalent; 5+ years major gifts experience; experience working with philanthropic data bases; the ability to raise five and six figure gifts; success developing and sustaining relationships with key supporters and volunteers; excellent written and oral communications skills; and commitment to our mission. 30-50% travel required. A complete job description may be found at www.tpl.org.
Please send resume and cover letter to http://tpl.catsone.com/careers/