A Bachelor’s Degree is required. An advanced degree and/or certified designation is also required. A minimum of eight years in fundraising with successful cultivating and soliciting experience. Direct donor contact and relationship management is a must. Proven progressive measurable success in all aspects of fundraising as evidenced by capital campaigns, major gifts, annual renewal programs, and planning giving initiatives. MGO must have successful experience in managing donor stewardship and facility to develop and maintain a strong presence in the philanthropic community. Must have the social skills and proclivity to apply effectively to engage community residents, community leaders, as well as active and prospective donors. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; with experience writing proposals or grants. Knowledge of planned giving vehicles preferred. Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to sitting for prolonged periods; frequently walks, stands, grasps, lifts, holds, or feels objects; occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. Extended use of computer and typing is required. The employee frequently is required to use manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination when working and handling office equipment. The employee is subject to assist and support up to 25 pounds with varying amounts of assistance on a reoccurring basis. The employee is required to have corrected vision and hearing within normal range and the ability to operate office equipment. No occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, communicable diseases or other potentially infectious substances (Category I). Typical office environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Disclaimer: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.