Gift Officer

Gift Officers will use gift/data analysis to build solicitation and stewardship strategies for an individual portfolio of 125-150 donors.
Job Description

Gift Officers will use gift and data analysis to build solicitation and stewardship strategies for an individual portfolio of 125-150 donors. Each Gift Officer will participate in identification and qualification of prospects in conjunction with Development Committee and Board Members. Then, implement strategies to reach individual and organizational fundraising targets. Gift Officer work is a collaborative effort toward an annual, collective contributed revenue goal - annual fund, endowment and special fundraising projects. Gift Officers provide key support and expertise to the Executive leadership.

The department culture is entrepreneurial and dynamic. Working with the Chief Development Officer, gift officers will have individualized professional development and coaching with the latitude to be a self-starter.

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This position requires an individual with a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, access and equity.

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Certification Requirements/Requisite Computer Skills:

  • At least three years experience working with individual donors/major gifts
  • College degree preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with fundraising database (Blackbaud Raiser's Edge a plus)
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
Essential Functions

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This position requires an individual with a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, access and equity.