Major Gifts Officer

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/09/2018

Address

425 Lafayette Street
New York
New York
10003
United States

Description

The Public Theater's Development Department is hiring a Major Gifts Officer to operate as a frontline fundraiser. This individual will report directly to the Director of Development and will work closely with the Chief Advancement Officer and the Individual Giving Team.

The Major Gifts Officer will be tasked with building successful donor relationships and increasing annual support for the institution by cultivating and stewarding a portfolio of prospects and Partners Program donors in support of the Partners Program fundraising efforts and goals. This position will also be part of supporting ongoing Partners Program systems and operations.


Responsibilities:

·        Maintain an active portfolio of at least 100 donors and prospects

·        Build and maintain relationships with donors/prospects via phone calls, personal visits, ongoing written contact, personalized emails, and events

·        Schedule, manage and attend 10+ face-to-face meetings per month with prospects and current donors for purposes of discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship

·        Document meetings, interactions and correspondence with donors in the donor data base emphasizing the highest standards of accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness, and confidentiality

·        Participate and share in portfolio meetings and strategy

·        Educate, inform and act as liaison with prospects and current donors about the myriad programming and activities at The Public

·        Handle ad hoc project management responsibilities of donor communication collateral materials

·        Support ongoing Partners Program systems and operations


Requirements:

The ideal candidate must be a team player committed to developing and working within a supportive, collaborative and collegial environment, have the ability to perform under tight deadlines in a very fast-paced environment; individual giving and direct solicitation experience; knowledge of Microsoft Office at advanced level essential; knowledge of Tessitura and database functions a plus; must possess excellent verbal and written skills; familiarity with the New York philanthropic world a plus; must be adept at problem-solving with the ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and react when those priorities shift; 5+ years' experience in a non-profit in a fundraising capacity or even in a for-profit fundraising capacity. The person in this role is goal-oriented, and must be able to attend evening events as necessary.

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.


The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.


This is a Non-Exempt position, according to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Position is available immediately.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: devojobs@publictheater.org

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: devojobs@publictheater.org



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