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Director of Major Gifts

Michael Page New York Full-Time
$150,000.00 - $200,000.00 / year
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The Senior Director of Major Gifts will join the team and be responsible for implementing all aspects of the Major Gifts program, including prospecting and qualification, cultivation, stewardship, solicitation, and gift acknowledgment.

Client Details

This national organization works directly with communities to provide lasting and meaningful change to eradicate poverty and obstacles that stand in the way of individuals building successful futures.


In this role, you will be responsible for:

- identifying and qualifying prospective donors

- hosting cultivation events and individual meetings

- asking and closing 6- and 7- figure gifts

- promoting the mission of the organization and promoting awareness

- strategizing with the Chief Development Officer and other senior leadership team to promote the organization's mission and exceed fundraising goals


This candidate MUST have:

- minimum 10 year's experience in progressive fundraising roles

- minimum 5 year's experience with major gifts, including developing a pipeline of donors and closing gifts

- demonstrable experience closing 7-figure gifts as an individual

- experience with legacy gifts and planned giving a bonus

- a Bachelor's degree is REQUIRED, a Master's degree is preferred

- a passion for our mission

Job Offer

This position offers:

- competitive compensation

- generous benefits

- flexible working schedule

- travel opportunities

- professional development reimbursement


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