Major Gifts Officer

Together, we create ways to live, work and develop community life. Our core members, adults with intellectual disabilities, lead us in our work toward a more human society.

 

The Major Gift Officer is a new role, one that is a critical component of our ambitious and efficient fundraising team. Together with our active Board of Directors, Executive Director, and Development & Communications Director, the Major Gifts Officer will work to secure $950,000 this year, with sustainable growth in our goal, in the years ahead, to over $1 million.

 

Supervised by: Development & Communications Director

Supervises: Co-Supervision of Friendship Builder

 

Candidates who are mission-driven and ready to contribute their gifts, should submit a cover letter and resume to Caitlin Smith, at [email protected].

Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with the Fundraising & Communications Director to implement the fundraising plan
  • Manage a portfolio of 150 annual and major gift donors. The portfolio is comprised of corporations, foundations, and individuals
  • Secure $500,000 in new and upgraded gifts
  • Develop moves management plans for 20% of the portfolio focusing on donors who can make a $1000+ annual gift
  • Participate in and support all major donor events include securing major donor attendance, sponsors, support at the event, and stewarding attendees following the event
  • Accompany major donors to community dinners and events
  • Participate in planning and implementing training and education for all community members in building relationships with major donors, especially with core people
  • Support Fundraising & Communication Director in creating and developing and implement planned giving program

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree
  • A minimum of three years fundraising
  • Experience in organizational communications, public speaking
  • Experience working with a team in planning and implementing fundraising events, outreach and communications.
  • Experience in fundraising data management, eTapestry, Raiser’s Edge, CRM and/or Salesforce.
  • Availability to work some evenings and

Salary & Benefits

  • Meaningful, mission-based, and community-focused work
  • $50,000-$60,000 annually, based on experience
  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage, disability and life insurance
  • Matching 401k contributions after 1 year
  • Professional Development Opportunities; trainings and workshops such as eTapestry proficiency, Grant writing, and networking events such as Association of Fundraising Professional and L’Arche Federation

L’Arche Greater Washington DC is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Candidates who are mission-driven and ready to contribute their gifts, should submit a cover letter and resume to Caitlin Smith, at [email protected].