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Major Gift Officer - Relationship Development

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Treehouse | Seattle, WA
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Published 14 days ago

April 6, 2020
$50,000 - $75,000Depending on experience.

Description

About Treehouse: Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life! Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing direct service education support and access to essential needs that all kids equally deserve. We also work at the legislative level to help develop, lead, and pass landmark reforms to reduce the inequities in the system that limit our youth from achieving their full potential. 

Treehouse is a well-loved, community-based agency uniquely committed to partnering with schools, government agencies, caregivers, social workers, and funders to change the trajectory of kids in foster care by helping them graduate high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for the future. 

The Position: 

Treehouse is seeking a full-time Relationship Development Officer. The Relationship Development Officer will serve as a spokesperson and ambassador for Treehouse. The position is primarily responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with a portfolio of 150 Treehouse donors. This position will cultivate these relationships and take a lead role among a team of experienced professionals to solicit investments of time, talent and financial support in the Treehouse mission. This position will initiate contact with potential investors of $10,000 and above; develop and deploy individualized cultivation strategies which harness the full range of the people, partners and programs of Treehouse; deliver ongoing and personalized reporting about the impact of all investments. 

Previous nonprofit fundraising experience is not required, though it is a plus. On the job training and support will be provided. Treehouse encourages exceptional candidates from a broad variety of backgrounds to apply, including recent graduates and those seeking a transition from the private sector. Ideal candidates will have highly-tuned listening skills and exude confidence, professionalism and passion for the Treehouse mission. 


Essential Functions: 


  • Complete a minimum of 10 impact contacts with donors (preferably by phone or face-to-face) per week and produce informative, concise contact reports for each contact.
  • Donor contacts to be completed by the Relationship Development Officer or facilitated for members of management.
  • Host and/or facilitate 4-7 investor meetings per month.
  • Write and present personalized investment proposals to prospective investors.
  • Identify, research, engage, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors with capacity for gifts of $10,000 and above.
  • Deliver 2 - 4 investment proposals per month, requesting gifts of $10,000 or more.
  • Identify and research individual donor prospects for investment, special project funding and planned gifts.
  • Serve as a spokesperson and ambassador for Treehouse and youth experiencing foster care.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with a portfolio of 150 community leaders and individuals with the intent of cultivating investments of time and financial support.
  • Build relationships with current and potential donors to provide them the opportunity to invest.
  • Work with Board, staff and volunteers to build a culture of philanthropy.
  • Engage and facilitate the Board of Directors' participation in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, acknowledging and stewarding major donors.
  • Develop and deploy individualized cultivation strategies which harness the full potential of the people and programs of Treehouse.
  • Deliver ongoing, personal reporting to donors on the impact of their investments.
  • Track all donor contacts and proposals through complete, timely documentation in Raiser's Edge.
  • Secondary Functions: 
  • Attend all-staff and team meetings.
  • Assist with planning and implementation of donor events
  • Other duties as assigned.


Secondary Functions: 

  • Attend all-staff and team meetings.
  • Assist with planning and implementation of donor events
  • Other duties as assigned.


Description

About Treehouse: Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life! Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

After demonstrated success, substantial pay increases and responsibility are possible, with the potential for salary to exceed $100,000 within 5 years. Treehouse provides a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance paid by the employer. Paid holidays, staff appreciation days and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan are included. We offer a 403(b) plan with an employer match and dependent benefits are available.  

We also allow dogs at work and enjoy regular employee social events!

After demonstrated success, substantial pay increases and responsibility are possible, with the potential for salary to exceed $100,000 within 5 years. Treehouse provides a…

How to Apply

Submit cover letter and resume on our website at:  http://www.treehouseforkids.org/about/careers/job-openings/. Once on this page, click on “Job Openings” to see a list of open positions.

If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application system as a result of a disability, you may request an accommodation by contacting the Human Resource Department at jobs@treehouseforkids.org. 

Submit cover letter and resume on our website at:  http://www.treehouseforkids.org/about/careers/job-openings/. Once on this page, click on “Job Openings” to see a list of open positions.

If…

Location

2100 24th Ave. South, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98144

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