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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Major Gifts Officer

  6/19/2020   Balboa Park Conservancy
 Job Description        

The Major Gifts Officer supports the mission of the Balboa Park Conservancy to provide expertise, advocacy and resources to envision, enhance and sustain Balboa Park for all visitors in partnership with the City of San Diego and in collaboration with other organizations in the Park and the community. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for the strategy, cultivation, and solicitation of individual major gifts) for both unrestricted and restricted gifts with special emphasis on the Botanical Building & Gardens, a three-year capital campaign. This position ensures a collaborative, holistic approach to donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.



Education and Experience ● BA/BS in nonprofit management, public affairs, communications, or related field. ● Five years of successful fundraising experience that includes major gifts. ● Experience in related fundraising practices (e.g., donor relations, engagement, planned-giving, annual fund, event management). Competencies, Skills, and Abilities ● Strategic mindset and ability to develop and implement plans to maximize philanthropic giving from the assigned portfolio and major-gift donors. ● Broad knowledge of fund development principles, strategies, and tactics. ● Relationship-driven, with ability to build interpersonal networks with integrity and trust. ● Manage ambiguity and be flexible in responding to the needs of a fast-moving and dynamic department. ● Persuasion skills and political savvy in working with a diverse set of donors, stakeholders, funders, community leaders and volunteers. ● Ability to work independently and collaborate.


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