Kauai Habitat for Humanity seeks Major Gift Officer

Kauai Habitat for Humanity
Job Posting
Major Gift Officer

Date posted:  April 19, 2017
Department:  Development
Classification: Full time, exempt
Reports to:     Director of Development

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Director of Development, the Major Gift Officer is responsible for maintaining and increasing funding from high net-worth individuals through effective identification, cultivation, and solicitation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, steward and retain qualified prospects and donors.  Manage donor/prospect portfolio and apply a moves management approach to the portfolio, with a custom cultivation strategy for each donor.
  • Develop a strategy for closing multi‐year commitments of five and six figures, from high net-worth individuals.  Promote and close complex gifts, including planned gifts.
  • See full job description for further details.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience in individual donor development and major gift solicitation.
  • Experience managing a portfolio of high net worth individual donors.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills with the ability to make dynamic group presentations.
  • Strong planning skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • High‐level computer literacy and social media skills; experience with donor databases.
  • The capacity to develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with donors, volunteers, Board of Directors, and staff.
  • Knowledge of the Kauai philanthropic community.
  • Commitment to affordable housing and to KHFH’s mission.
  • Vehicle (or access to vehicle) for local travel required (business mileage will be reimbursed).
  • Full‐time, flexible hours.  Some weekday evenings and weekends required.

Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to:
Milani Pimental
milani@kauaihabitat.org

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