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Christian Herald Association / Calvary Saint Georges Episcopal Church

Major Gifts Officer

Christian Herald Association / Calvary Saint Georges Episcopal Church
New York, New York, United States

Date Posted: 08/13/2010
Categories: Fundraising - Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Employer Information
Founded in 1879, The Bowery Mission & Kids With A Promise is called to minister in New York City to men, women, and children caught in the cycles of poverty, hopelessness and dependencies of many kinds, and to see their lives transformed to hope, joy, lasting productivity and eternal life through the power of Jesus Christ.

Job Description
The Bowery Mission and Kids With A Promise seeks a Christian front-line fundraiser to help build a growing major gifts program. He/she will capitalize on an existing high potential donor database. Candidate will diligently work with the Development team to identify prospects and build a portfolio of 200+ donors. Candidate must be proficient in research, analysis, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship processes with high net worth individuals. The position also includes facilitating events for donors and prospects. Candidate should be organized, detail oriented, and able to meet deadlines and budget requirements.

Candidates should have at least 3 to 5 years of fundraising experience. Candidate will be expected to be out of the office visiting top prospects face to face as well as remaining in contact by phone and email. He/she should have strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to articulate organizational priorities and match them with donor values and interests. Revenue and cultivation goals will be assigned. Competency in Microsoft Office and Raisers Edge is expected Expertise in other development functions such as special events, planned giving, direct mail/annual fund and capital campaigns a plus.

To Apply for this position please forward your Cover Letter and Resume to the Manager of Major Gifts using this EMAIL link, thank you.