Do you have at least 5 years of experience in individual giving, donor cultivation and stewardship?
Do you want to work on a passionate team committed to ensuring children receive the highest standard of healthcare?
We are currently in search of an NonprofitIndividual Giving Officer for a Healthcare Organization This is a full-time, permanent position based in Chicago, IL.
ORGANIZATION TYPE: Healthcare Organization
LOCATION: South Chicago
POSITION TITLE: Individual Giving Officer
DURATION: Full-Time, Permanent
Is This Your Dream Job?
The Individual Giving Officer serves as the development team’s individual giving expert, overseeing annual giving efforts, managing the day-to-day operations of the individual giving program, and creating a comprehensive individual giving strategy to build process, pipeline, and stewardship practices. The Individual Giving Officer will work closely with the Vice President of Development & External Affairs and the development department to keep the individual contacts connected, engaged, and involved. The Organization is seeking an outgoing, detail-oriented individual with a proven track record of soliciting gifts from individuals and successfully stewarding relationships with prospective and current donors.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor’s degree in related field required
Minimum 5 years of experience in individual giving in a nonprofit setting is required
High proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising database required
Excellent written, oral communications and interpersonal skills
Strong negotiation and presentation skills
Extensive experience in recruiting, training, and motivating high level volunteers required
Results-oriented with excellent organizational and planning skills required
Entrepreneurial self-starter and team player with energy, enthusiasm, and flexibility
How You Will Spend Your Day:
Planning, implementing and managing annual giving, multi-channel giving and solicitation strategies; including direct mail, phone, internet and email correspondence
Creating a calendar of multi-channel communication strategies in partnership with the PR team
Managing the relationship with direct mail vendor including content strategy, segmentation and analysis of annual giving performance
Managing a portfolio of 75% leadership annual giving donors and 25% major gift donors (total portfolio size 75-100)
Soliciting and stewarding donors of $500 and above
Cultivating leadership annual gift donors toward major gift level
Creating prospect strategy plans for major gift donors and prospecting
Tracking development activity and donor interaction in Raiser’s Edge
Creating basic research profile for all major gift prospects, including natural partner relationships
Identifying and creating opportunities for leadership to meet with major gift donors
Working with the Vice President of Development to create individual giving metrics
Assisting with special event solicitations
Writing major gift proposals
Serving as staff liaison to the corporate advisory board and providing strategic direction
Attending all meetings and fundraising events
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