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Major Gifts Officer

Company: Freedom Alliance
Location: Stratford
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Freedom Alliance is one of the nation's leading military support organizations. We are a 501(c)(3) educational and charitable organization which promotes America's heritage of freedom and supports those who defend it.

Freedom Alliance makes a profound impact in the lives of combat veterans and military families, helping them overcome the wounds of war and providing college scholarships to the children of heroes who have sacrificed life or limb for our country.

To further these efforts, we are seeking candidates to fill the role of Major Gifts Officer who will be based on the west coast.

Title: Major Gifts Officer

Purpose of position: To secure funds for the organization by fulfilling the interests and passions of donors by providing them with giving opportunities, encouraging them to give, and assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the organization and are upgraded in their support and involvement.

Ongoing responsibilities:

1. -Will generate revenue for the organization to help carry out programmatic and operating functions by:

a. -Qualifying a caseload of donors from a larger group of donors to the organization.

b. Creating individual goals for each donor on his or her caseload based on the donor's history of giving and the organization's knowledge of that donor's potential and interests.

c. -Creating a plan for each donor to serve as a communication and marketing plan for each person on the caseload. Will faithfully execute that plan so that individuals on the caseload are retained and upgraded.

d. -Working with program staff and management team to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks that will be used with donors on the caseload to secure gifts and report back on how their giving is making a difference.

e. Travel as necessary to perform the responsibilities described above.

f. -Perform other major donor activities as may be required, including creating monthly reports that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.

Accountability - Performance will be measured by:

1. -The amount of revenue generated for the organization on an annual basis in relation to caseload maturity and established goals.

2. -Ability to qualify donors from the larger pool of organizational donors that meet the major gift criteria.

3. -Ability to create reasonable financial goals for each donor which are based on their giving and their potential.

4. -Ability to create a personal contact and ask plan for each donor on his or her caseload, that takes into account the individual donor's passions, interests, motivations, giving patterns and ask preferences. Ability to execute this plan in a timely and cost-effective manner which results in the retention and upgrading of donors.

5. -Ability to secure project and organization information and create and write effective offers, proposals and asks. Ability to secure information that can be sent back to donors to report on how their giving made a difference.

6. -Ability to create timely reports that reflect caseload performance.

7. -Ability to manage people, process, deadlines and budget while adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.

8. -Ability to get along with peers, subordinates and management and maintain a positive and constructive attitude while solving problems. Ability to be a team player and protect the mission, goals and values of the organization.

We offer competitive salary and benefits. Qualified applicants please submit a cover letter and resume to

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Keywords: Freedom Alliance, Visalia , Major Gifts Officer, Other , Stratford, California

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