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Major Gifts Officer

Company:
Express Employment Professionals
Location:
Bend, Oregon, United States
Posted:
February 13, 2018
Description:

One of Deschutes County’s premier non-profits is seeking a Major Gifts Officer to join their team.

Where You Get To Live!

Bend, Oregon is the mountain town that has it all! Located in the in the shadows of the Cascade Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.

What You Get To Do!

The Major Gifts Officer implements the major giving program to meaningfully engage and solicit support from major donors including targeted foundations and corporations and planned giving candidates. This includes working with existing systems and identifying creative strategies for major donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, tracking, recognition, events and donor stewardship.

What You Will Need!

• Minimum of 5 years successful fundraising experience with a non-profit organization or educational institution.

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• Experience in major gifts fundraising, grant writing, major donor cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgement, planned giving, events and donor stewardship.

• Personal passion for nature and a commitment to the mission of the Land Trust.

• Knowledge of fundraising management with ability to develop creative ways to raise funds and seek innovative funding opportunities.

• History of exercising discretion, independent judgement and ability to operate independently.

• Ability to respond to the needs of major and mid-level donors.

• Knowledge of federal and state legislation affecting charities and donations.

• Ability to work effectively in a small team environment.

• Strong organizational skills.

• Ability to speak, listen and write in a clear, engaging and timely manner.

• Working understanding of land conservation.

• Ability to travel to meet with foundations, corporations and major donors, lead field trips with supporters to project sites.

Please submit resume for formal consideration