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Major Gifts Officer

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Free Wheelchair Mission


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Published 12 days ago

Dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a metrics-driven major gifts professional driven to help impact and expand the capacity nationwide who will do the following: manage and develop a comprehensive donor development program that identifies, engages, ministers to, develops, and grows current and potential mid and major donors; and develop and execute strategies for each portfolio donor with the goal of securing new 4 and 6 figure gift.  An essential part of the position will be to retain new donors, increase their involvement, and raise total contributions. 

Responsibilities: 

• Effectively manage and cultivate a personal portfolio of 150-200 existing donors while increasing current portfolio giving.

• Successfully manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and current donors to meet philanthropical goals for the region and track fundraising activity through donor base software.

• Identify prospects and cultivate via in-person visits, telephone and email communication, and engagement opportunities. 

• Help plan, execute cultivation, outreach strategies and special events for major donor prospects.

• Available to travel internationally as well as  to local and regional events for fund development purposes.

• Engage in activities that focus on maximizing potential gifts over the long term.

• Successfully move donors through donor continuum.

• Meet annual established goals.

• Other duties and tasks assigned by direct supervisor.

• Occasional evenings and weekends required.

• Share the message of Free Wheelchair Mission and our vision.

Minimum Experience and Required Skills: 

• Must be a self-motivated professional with a proven success record with fundraising.

• Possess a strong work ethic, have confidence, take initiative and be an enthusiastic team player. 

• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Zoom, Outlook and Excel and proficiency in using computer software and knowledge of donor base management.  Salesforce experience is preferred.

• Superior interpersonal communication and relationship building skills.

• Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience.

Physical Demands: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


No phone calls please.

Free Wheelchair Mission is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. This position is employed “at will” by Free Wheelchair Mission.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a metrics-driven major gifts professional driven to help impact and expand the capacity nationwide who will do the following: manage and develop a comprehensive donor development program that identifies…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

• Eligibility for Health, Dental, and Vision coverage (Full Time Employees Only) on the 1st of the month following your first 30 days.  

• Flex Spending Account (FSA) (Optional) 

• Simple IRA Plan (Optional)

• Company Paid Life Insurance 

• Company Paid Holidays 

• Paid Vacation Earned on an Accrual Basis (80 Hours Annually (first 5 years, 120 thereafter)

• Eligibility for Health, Dental, and Vision coverage (Full Time Employees Only) on the 1st of the month following your first 30 days.  

• Flex Spending Account (FSA) (Optional) 

• Simple IRA Plan…

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Irvine, CA

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