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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Individual Giving Officer

  6/10/2019   San Diego Museum of Man
 Job Description        

Summary of Responsibilities: • Create and execute the fundraising strategy for mid-to-large individual donors in collaboration with the Senior Director of Development and the Chief Executive Officer. Including: o Cultivate and manage relationships with these donors through in-person visits, phone calls, and email and mail correspondence. Maintain detailed contact records for each in a timely, well-organized manner. o Solicit gifts according to the development plan. o Ensure proper and timely stewardship. • Provides strategic guidance to the Senior Development Associate in efforts to grow the entry level gift pipeline, and transition appropriate prospects to mid-to-large giving. • Contribute strategic expertise to overall Development planning. • Drive increased individual gifts. • Assist with stewardship of major donors as needed. • Create and implement a monthly giving program and a planned giving program. • Together with the Senior Development Associate, coordinate development event



Experience, education, or skills required: • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. • At least five to seven years of progressive experience in Development with proven track record of delivering results. • Significant experience in individual giving, including monthly giving and planned giving. Exceptional written and oral communication skills. • Strong attention to detail. • Strong analytical skills with proven experience evaluating and reporting on data. • Creative, innovative, and persuasive. • Self-starter who can work independently with little direction. • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage multiple processes and projects. • Collaborative team player. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Ability to adapt to changing environments. • Ability to conceptualize and develop strategies. • Ability and willingness to travel within California. • Ability and willingness to work some evenings, holidays, and weekends.


 Additional Information        

To apply: The San Diego Museum of Man is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Please indicate the job title “Individual Giving Officer” and your first initial and last name in the subject line. No phone inquiries, please. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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