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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Individual Giving Officer

  7/18/2018   The New Childen's Museum
 Job Description        

The New Children’s Museum seeks an experienced development professional with superb interpersonal, organizational and prospect development skills to support the objectives of the Development Department. Candidate must have non-profit fundraising experience that involves extensive work with individual donors and a track record of growing donations in both number and size. Essential duties include: • Oversee The Museum’s $800,000+ annual Individual Giving Campaign, including annual fund gifts at all levels, donations toward large-scale exhibitions and multi-year commitments • Steward a growing portfolio of 75+ donors • Take responsibility for the cultivation, solicitation, gift closure and stewardship of prospective donors and donors in portfolio • Utilize the “breakfast, lunch and coffee” approach to build relationships to maximize giving, knowing that the most valuable time spent is either in person or on the phone with these important contacts



• Bachelor’s degree required • Certificate in Fundraising and/or advanced degree preferred • Minimum seven years’ experience in the development field required • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, characterized by the ability to listen, to speak, and to write well, with a strong commitment to customer service and the ability to inspire and engage • Must be detail-oriented, highly organized and demonstrate proficiency in creating thoughtful donor correspondence, conducting research and managing database requirements • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel Spreadsheets and Outlook + Calendar • Strong background in working with boards, volunteers and donors • Experience soliciting and closing five- and six-figure major gifts • Planned giving experience preferred • Capital and/or endowment campaign experience preferred • Experience developing and monitoring budgets preferred


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