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Director of Major Gifts
Los Angeles Mission, Inc.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Posted: 04/20/2007
Job Type: Full-Time
For over 50 years the Los Angeles Mission has had a profound impact on thousands of lives by providing compassionate, humanitarian services to those in desperate need. The Los Angeles Mission is located in downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row District. Downtown Los Angeles features many of the city's major art institutions, sports facilities, great restaurants, beautiful architecture and unique shopping opportunities. The Mission is seeking a Director of Major Gifts to be responsible for implementing a comprehensive annual operating plan aimed at fostering internal and external relationships which support the work of the Los Angeles Mission. The Director of Major Gifts will have the primary organizational relationship with top priority donors. The Director shall implement the fundraising processes necessary to ensure the proper prospect identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors by the gift team.
The Director of Major Gifts must demonstrate Christ-like behavior and attitude in all job duties and responsibilities. This position requires seven to ten years of experience in fundraising and a proven record of success in major gifts including experience and institutional funding; management experience, including budgeting and goal-settng. The Director must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and the ability to multi-task; working knowledge of microsoft office and a commitment to the work of the
Los Angeles Misson.