College Philanthropy Officer/Major Gifts – RE19916
Leadership Giving Officer - Markey Cancer Foundation
The Leadership Giving Officer (LGO) is a full-time, top front-line fundraiser of the Markey Cancer Foundation responsible to cultivate and solicit major gifts fundraising for the Markey Cancer Center with a primary focus on mid-level donors.
Reporting directly to the President & CEO and through individual and team effort, the incumbent will:
Engage in sophisticated giving conversations with prospects of necessary capacity
Execute against goals specified in the development plan to raise philanthropic funds, create new realtonships and deepen existing ones.
Be an active participant in the daily activities of the Markey Cancer Center, particularly those relating to philanthropy.
Connect with cancer center administration, department/division heads, faculty, clinicians, foundation board members, and staff as appropriate on the established philanthropic goals within the context of the foundation’s participation in the capital campaign.
Participate with volunteer philanthropy leaders and grateful patient projects
Research and engage in training opportunities for annual fund and major gift fundraising to enhance success
Perform other duties as assigned
Need leadership, diplomacy, proficient oral and written communication, fundraising, professionalism and relationship building, self-motivated, strategic planning, exceptional customer services and ethics, and ability to see the big picture while also being detail oriented.
Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years related experience. Prefer CFRE certification.
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