Ballard Food Bank’s mission is to bring food and hope to our neighbors...because there can be enough for everyone. To achieve our mission, we provide access to nutritious foods through our unique grocery-model food bank, community resource hub with financial and mail services that support self-sufficiency, and we advocate for food equity and justice. The Ballard Food Bank actively strives to be an anti-racist organization and promotes the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in its work.
POSITION SUMMARY: Ballard Food Bank is in the midst of a capital campaign to build a new facility to open Fall 2021. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for building relationships with individuals and inviting them to make investments in Ballard Food Bank’s mission and programs. This is a pivotal position on the development team, working collaboratively with staff and initiating and growing philanthropy for BFB. The Major Gifts Officer will focus their efforts on raising funds for the nearly $14M Hope Beyond Hunger capital campaign underway. The MGO will coordinate with Executive Director, Director of Development and Communications, and Campaign Committee on major gift strategies, and facilitate critical collaboration with BFB’s Board of Directors. During Covid-19 this position will balance working remotely as well as meeting with supporters, primarily virtually, and will need to be at the Food Bank once per week.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Growth of major gifts fundraising program, including oversight of individualized moves management strategies and implementation of capital campaign fundraising programs. • Manage a relationship portfolio of approximately 125-150 major donors and prospects with capacity to give a minimum of $2,500 annually, and/or ability to provide planned gifts. • Work collaboratively with staff leadership and board members to direct the strategic identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donor prospects, and implement effective fundraising strategies for giving. • Set weekly and monthly donor contact goals (calls and visits), and achieve annual goals for substantive donor contacts, independently and with board members, to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors.
• Maintain and record accurate and detailed records of donor communications and prospect management including documentation of major gifts interactions within Little Green Light. • Other duties as assigned.
Ballard Food Bank’s mission is to bring food and hope to our neighbors...because there can be enough for everyone. To achieve our mission, we provide access to nutritious foods through our unique grocery-model food bank, community resource hub…
Ballard Food Bank provides a comprehensive benefits package including but not restricted to: Medical, dental and vision benefits; employer-matched Simple IRA; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Ballard Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Ballard Food Bank provides a comprehensive benefits package including but not restricted to: Medical, dental and vision benefits; employer-matched Simple IRA; paid vacation…