Major Gifts Officer


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $70,000.00
Maximum: $75,000.00

Published:

03/27/2018

Address

889 Harrison Avenue
Boston
Massachusetts
02118
United States

Description

Rosie's Place offers a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to individuals who are committed to our mission. When you join Rosie’s Place, you become part of a dedicated team that each year offers 12,000 poor and homeless women shelter, sanctuary and support.


Major Gifts Officer


Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, this position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of gifts in support of annual operations, special events, special projects, and capital projects. This position’s immediate charge will be to grow the overall donor pipeline with a focus on major gifts. This is an exciting time of growth for Rosie’s Place, and this person will engage prospective donors in creative ways while serving as a positive ambassador for Rosie’s Place.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the organization; develop a deep understanding of the mission, programs, and values of Rosie’s Place
  • Manage a portfolio of individual donors, prospects, and corporate donors.; work both independently as well as collaboratively with other team members
  • Identify, evaluate, and cultivate individuals capable of contributing gifts of at least $1,000 annually
  • Prepare meaningful and effective funding proposals, reports and customized collateral for individual donors, prospects and corporate donors
  • Schedule, manage and attend regular donor meetings
  • Manage all information relating to current major donors and prospects in Raiser’s Edge in a timely manner
  • Attend staff and committee meetings as required and represent Rosie’s Place at networking events
  • Perform any additional duties, including gift processing and acknowledgement support as needed and assigned by the Director of Fundraising
  • Reports directly to the Director of Fundraising.


QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 3-5 years of active solicitation and demonstrated success in major-gifts fundraising with a focus on prospect identification, relationship building, and solicitation
  • Demonstrated abilities in planning and/or execution of fundraising and donor cultivation special events
  • Proficient with Raiser’s Edge, MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Advanced knowledge of moves management
  • Demonstrated experience working with volunteers and program staff
  • Superior written and oral communication skills as well as excellent research skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and the willingness to meet unexpected requests
  • Self-motivated as well as the ability to make independent decisions
  • Strong commitment to the mission of Rosie’s Place and/or knowledge of issues relating to women’s poverty and homelessness


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT :

  • Job is performed in an office environment
  • Day-to-day work includes paper and computer work as well as interaction with staff, guests and volunteers
  • The position may require travel between facilities or community locations
  • Occasional evening and weekend work-related events.


PROFESSIONAL LEVEL:

Professional


MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree required


REPORTS TO: Director of Fundraising

SALARY: $70,000-$75,000


HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter to hr@rosiesplace.org with the title "Major Gifts Officer" in the subject line. 


Rosie’s Place offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. Rosie’s Place is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. Rosie’s Place strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities and homeless/formerly homeless people to apply.


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hr@rosiesplace.org

http://www.rosiesplace.org

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter to hr@rosiesplace.org with the title "Major Gifts Officer" in the subject line. 


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