Development Officer, Individual Giving

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $60,000.00
Maximum: $70,000.00
Details: DOE



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605 Southwest 108th Street
United States



TAF is looking for an energetic, disciplined, and knowledgeable fundraising professional to lead our individual giving campaigns. The Development Officer, Individual Giving develops solicitation strategies and identifies gift opportunities to match donor interests. He or she is responsible for building an individual donor community by managing and implementing cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for this portfolio of donors. In addition, the Development Officer, Individual Giving has lead responsibility for playing a lead role in the annual fund campaigns and audience development for TAF’s annual Varsity Luncheon. 


▪ Conceptualize, analyze, and monitor individual cultivation and solicitation strategies that may include face-toface visits, direct mail, email and social media appeals, events, and planned giving.

▪ Oversee a portfolio of existing individual donors and identify new prospective donors to cultivate, solicit, and steward. Cultivate existing individual donors and encourage renewal and increased donor support. Collaborate with other staff on rating, solicitation and stewardship strategies.

▪ Communicate persuasively through personal visits, written proposals, appeal letters, and reports the important case for giving to TAF.

▪ Responsible for a continuing program of donor acknowledgement, appreciation, and recognition.

▪ Assist with planning and strengthening Board members’ engagement and participation to achieve Development’s goals. ▪ Use development software, to stay on track and keep other staff and solicitors on track and informed. Work with, train, and coach Development Associate to effectively track prospects and solicitors.

▪ Work effectively with diverse constituencies within the organization and externally including board members, advisory committee members, staff and volunteers.

▪ Collaborate with Development Officer, Corporate Relations to represent TAF at workplace campaign and other speaking engagements.

▪ Contribute to the annual workplan development and tracking.

▪ Prepare financial progress reports and budgets for board, committee, and staff meetings.

▪ Perform other duties as assigned


.▪ Excellent communications skills, both written and oral

▪ Demonstrated success in creating and implementing fundraising campaigns

▪ Demonstrated success in cultivating, securing and stewarding gifts from individuals in excess of $10K per gift,

▪ Ability to multi-task, work smart, respond quickly to critical situations, and make good decisions

▪ Able to manage long and short-term projects

▪ Ability to work independently and on a team

▪ Familiarity with local community a plus


3 - weeks of Vacation

1 - week of sick time

100% Medical Benefits paid by the employer for employee and dependents

1 free rental of the work space per year

Employee driven retirement

Level of Language Proficiency

English as the first language

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

TO APPLY: Forward resume and cover letter to the Attention of HR at For more information visit our website at No Phone Calls please. TAF complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964