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Major Gifts Officer

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Food Lifeline
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Seattle, WA
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Published 21 days ago

Food Lifeline believes that hunger doesn’t have to happen, and our mission is to feed people experiencing hunger today and work to end hunger for tomorrow. We’re currently hiring a Major Gifts Officer cultivate relationships with our donors and foster new fundraising opportunities in order to grow community investment in our work. 


The Major Gifts Officer position will secure funds for Food Lifeline’s strategic plan by managing a group of assigned donors, assuring that as many as possible are retained as continued donors to the organization and are upgraded in their giving and involvement.


This position will regularly engage in one-on-one donor relations and solicitations by managing a portfolio of up to 120 prospects at the $5,000+ annual giving level and assuring that giving, retention and growth metrics are met. Partners with the Director of Major Gifts and Chief Development Officer when engaging the CEO, volunteers and Board of Directors in fundraising efforts.


Who You Are:

You care deeply about people experiencing hunger and hold them in the center of all that you do. You are a senior fundraiser who is ready to join an effective fundraising team focusing on major gifts, individual giving, planned giving and donor events. You also have significant interest in helping Food Lifeline reach it strategic goals by creating initiative campaigns that highlight our commitment to equity and inclusion and champion our goal of ending hunger.

You have a proven ability to raise significant funds - personally and through working with a team. You are an expert in philanthropy, pairing bold goals with strong plans, and you’re passionate about using philanthropy to drive social justice. You are committed to using equity as a process and an outcome of your work. You are known for your ability to think strategically and holistically yet also able to drive tactics and projects to fruition.

You have confidence in your skills and knowledge and the humility to reflect, listen to understand, and be changed. You have outstanding communication and diplomacy skills and are a natural motivator who can influence at all levels. You are courageous enough to take risks, shoulder responsibility, fail occasionally, and continually learn.


Most of all, you wake up in the morning eager to use your skills to build a movement to end hunger.

Food Lifeline believes that hunger doesn’t have to happen, and our mission is to feed people experiencing hunger today and work to end hunger for tomorrow. We’re currently hiring a Major Gifts Officer cultivate relationships with our donors…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    November 8, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 5, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 72,000 - USD 75,000
bi-weekly disbursements

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 100% employer-paid short and long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account for health care and dependent costs
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous paid vacation and paid sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays annually
  • Medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 100% employer-paid short and long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account for health care and dependent costs…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
Associated Location
815 S 96th St, Seattle, WA 98108, United States

How to Apply

Ready to join Food Lifeline? Apply now!


To join our team as a Major Gifts Officer, please read the full job description and apply online. Complete applications must include a resume and cover letter and this posting will remain open until filled.


Apply online at foodlifeline.org/careers


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of diversity and inclusion to our hiring process. Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequity.

Ready to join Food Lifeline? Apply now!


To join our team as a Major Gifts Officer, please read the full job description and apply online. Complete applications must include a resume…

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