Capital Campaigns/Endowment, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts
4 Year Degree
The search has been reopened to find that special person who can share the success stories of the children at Kurn Hattin.
Over the past 120 years, New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has run a dynamic program designed to support our efforts to help children from struggling home environments to transform their futures into more successful and functional lives. Our recent completion of an ambitious strategic plan promotes a new vision of growth and development in Vermont and throughout the Northeast through increased visibility and enhanced services to meet the needs of our children. As a fully charitable organization with no real tuition base, Kurn Hattin relies on our development efforts to provide our operational funds.
We are seeking an engaging and dynamic Major Gifts Officer who will internalize the mission of Kurn Hattin, represent the Homes positively, and drive the most ambitious and successful major gifts campaign in our history. We seek a Major Gifts Officer with proven skills in identification, evaluation, solicitation, and stewardship of major donors. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to create a pipeline of high net-worth donors, cultivating a culture of philanthropy to carry us into the next 120 years of service to children. This is not a position for the faint of heart, but for bold and confident leadership in philanthropy.
Serve as a highly energetic, committed, front-line ambassador for Kurn Hattin to individuals and organizations throughout the nation.
Work to promote major donor identification to advance the philanthropic culture of Kurn Hattin
Partner with current friends, Trustees, volunteers, staff, and others connected to Kurn Hattin to steward and grow a major donor network
Research, identify, evaluate, and contact new sources of high-net-worth donors to schedule presentations to cultivate philanthropic support
Provide on-going stewardship of current major gift donors with personal visits and group presentations
Document necessary donor information in our development software
Travel fifty-percent of time throughout New England and beyond
Prepare the Kurn Hattin Community for major gift and capital campaign efforts in the near future
Since 1894 Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has helped thousands of at-risk children and their families by offering a safe home and quality education in a nurturing environment. Its mission: Kurn Hattin transforms the lives of children and their families forever.