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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Major Gifts Officer

  7/12/2017   Father Joe's Villages
 Job Description        

Father Joe’s Villages is a dynamic non-profit organization that develops and maintains affordable housing, as well as properties used or rented to St. Vincent de Paul Village, Inc., a related social service agency that provides residential and supportive services to the homeless in San Diego. 
The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for the overall management of the major gifts program, which is charged with managing relationships and securing support from donors who are capable of making gifts of $10,000 and above.

This position is responsible for the generation of gifts from individuals in support of operations, endowment and other fund development targets. The primary responsibility of the Major Gifts Officer is to cultivate, educate, solicit, recognize and retain major gift prospects through a planned and transparent process and to prepare and present gift proposals to those donors.

The Major Gifts Officer works closely with the Director of Development and Board in this process. Additional responsibilities will include active involvement in planning events for major donors, mailings related to major donors and as coordinating the solicitation process. 



Minimum Education and Experience:  BA and a rich development background, with progressive and successful development experience in major gifts and who has a strong track record of successful management and relationship management with high level donors. Will consider certificate and degree programs in fundraising management in addition to  fundraising experience and familiarity with requisite databases.

Market Education and Experience:  BA and eight years of professional experience in non-profit fundraising or external relations with experience in major gifts.

Preferred Education and Experience:  Master’s degree in business, public administration or nonprofit leadership and management, preferred and five years of major gift fundraising experience in a fast paced, growth oriented organization and demonstrated track record of identifying prospects and moving them through the cultivation and solicitation stages, proven ability to solicit and close gifts of $25,000 and above.


 Additional Information        

Father Joe's Villages® offers employees generous benefits, including:
•Health Insurance
•Dental Plan
•Pension/401(K) plan
•Life Insurance
•Employee Appreciation Events
•Paid Time Off (up to 23 days)
•EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

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We are an at-will employer. Father Joe's Villages is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, citizenship, marital status and the presence of a medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

All offers of employment are contingent on pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and a successful background clearance.


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