Job Summary: In a career as a Planned Giving Officer, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the planned giving program for Boys Town. This position will build relationships with current donors and potential planned giving prospects through visits, calls, letters, and other engagement activities, and solicit them for their support.
Manages a portfolio of Planned Giving prospects and donors.
Identifies, cultivates, and solicits planned gifts such as bequests, trusts, and gift annuities.
Builds relationships and networks with financial advisors, estate planning professionals, and the legal community to promote planned giving at Boys Town.
Maintains files and records on planned giving prospects/donors in donor database.
Coordinates Planned Giving program activities and staff.
Works closely with Legal, Finance, and Investments departments to ensure donor charitable objectives are met.
Assists in creation of planned giving materials and promotional strategies to communicate Planned Giving services and products.
Provides expertise and support to Affiliate Sites regarding planned gifts.
Hires, manages, and evaluates staff.
Oversees maintenance of master files and records on Planned Giving including notes of cultivation, solicitation of prospects, and donor personal information relevant to the organization.
Assists or directs staff in planning and prioritizing work to ensure Planned Giving goals and objectives are met.
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Journalism, or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred.
5 years of legal or financial estate and gift planning experience, preferably within a complex not-for-profit environment.
Available to travel extensively on donor calls.
Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) preferred.
Advanced knowledge of all aspects of planned giving.
An understanding of tax laws as they relate to charitable giving.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong attention to accuracy and detail.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with the ability to utilize sophisticated donor database.
Experience must demonstrate ability to maintain the highest standard of integrity, truth, confidentiality, and accuracy in work.
About the Village of Boys Town: A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
About Boys Town: Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, we’re poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.
Schedule: Full Time Date Posted: May 17, 2019 Job ID: 13610
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 13610
About Boys Town
Boys Town has been a national leader in the care and treatment of children since its founding more than 100 years ago by Father Edward Flanagan.As one of the largest nonprofit, nonsectarian child and family care organizations in the country, Boys Town provides compassionate, research-proven treatment for behavioral, emotional and physical problems.