Director of Major Giving
Job Details
Management
In Office - Coconut Creek, FL
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4 Year Degree
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Description

Food For The Poor is seeking a fundraising professional who is a strong leader with excellent fundraising and managerial skills, and compassion for the poor. The successful candidate will lead and manage the Major Giving Department, develop and nurture relationships with top-tier donors to assist them in identifying and fulfilling their philanthropic goals. Through this important role, you can make a positive impact and create the change you wish to see in the world!

Overall Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead Major Giving Department
  • Develop and maintain on-going relationships with prospects and donors who have the capacity to make philanthropic gifts at the major gift level, six figures and up.
  • Develop and maintain year round relationships with top-tier donors by personally visiting them and assist in the management of the relationships with them.
  • Work to identify, cultivate and solicit prospective donors, leveraging personal and professional contacts and relationships into fundraising opportunities
  • Work with team to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward friends of Food For The Poor
  • Manage a portfolio of current and prospective donors and research and works to continually identify, qualify, cultivate relationships
  • Collaborate with other organizations team members, and representatives of Food For The Poor to cultivate and solicit donors based on organizations priorities and goals
  • Adhere to the highest ethical standards
  • Demonstrate empathetic disposition and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors
  • Reflect optimistic and positive attitude

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the five- and six-figure range
  • Proven success at managing a fundraising team, and record of meeting and exceeding goals
  • Strong relationship building, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational capabilities
  • Perseverance required
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Understand all aspects of development and fundraising in order to effectively lead others
  • Interest in all aspects of serving the poor and a dedication to promoting Food For The Poors fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with donors, staff and volunteers at all levels
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multifunctional or diverse areas
  • Computer savvy and knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Donor Direct and other applicable donor-related software experience helpful
  • Licensed driver

 

Education:

 

  • Bachelors degree or an equivalent level of education and experience required
  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) accreditation desired

Experience:

  • Five or more years of successful fundraising and not-for-profit management experience

 

 

Skills & Qualifications
  • Must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the five- and six-figure range
  • Proven success at managing a fundraising team, and record of meeting and exceeding goals
  • Strong relationship building, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational capabilities
  • Perseverance required
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Understand all aspects of development and fundraising in order to effectively lead others
  • Interest in all aspects of serving the poor and a dedication to promoting Food For The Poor’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with donors, staff and volunteers at all levels
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multifunctional or diverse areas
  • Computer savvy and knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Donor Direct and other applicable donor-related software experience helpful
  • Licensed driver

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent level of education and experience required
  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) accreditation desired

Experience:

  • Five or more years of successful fundraising and not-for-profit management experience
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