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Care Net

Major Gifts Officer

Care Net
Lansdowne, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 11/25/2015
Categories: Fundraising
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Major Gift Officer

Post date: November 2015
Reports To: Vice President of Development
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Full-time, exempt

Location: Care Net offices in Lansdowne, VA 


Position Focus:


The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of a portfolio of donors, including individuals and foundations.


  • Participate in all aspects of the giving cycle: research, prospecting, cultivations, solicitation, and stewardship. 
  • Initiate, analyze, monitor, evaluate, and alter strategic advancement plans.
  • Articulate to donors in writing and in personal meetings Care Net’s vision, mission, value proposition, case for support, and strategic initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of direct solicitation experience, with successful experience in asking for and closing gifts of $10,000 or more
  • Is a committed Christian, with a strong commitment and dedication to evangelism, the pro-life position, and the sanctity of the family
  • Demonstrated ability to grow a portfolio or segment of donors or clients by building and maintaining long-term relationships with individuals and organizations being solicited
  • Has the ability to work with a diversity of Christian denominations, backgrounds and traditions
  • Has strong organizational, program, written and oral skills, and has experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors
  • Is computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, Google applications, and experience working with CRM applications.
  • Has the ability to travel within the U.S. approximately 20% of the time.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

To apply for this position, please email, with the subject line of “Major Gifts Officer.”  Please include in your email:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement describing your relationship with Jesus Christ (no more than 250 words)
  • Statement describing your pro-life position (no more than 250 words)