The Major Gifts Officer works closely with development staff, directors, advisors and volunteers in implementing and managing a comprehensive and effective major gift program ($10,000+). The incumbents primary responsibilities are in the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors of Gundersen Medical Foundation (GMF) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). The Major Gifts Officer will maintain and promote a personal, professional philosophy of community involvement by participating in professional and community activities.
1.Manages an active portfolio of 150 major gift prospects, strategically advancing prospects through the solicitation cycle and successfully closing major gifts of $10,000 or more to support GMF/GHS.
2.Responsible for developing strategies specifically tailored to individual prospects to move them through the solicitation cycle in an efficient and effective manner.
3.Responsible for meeting established donor/prospect visits, solicitation/proposal and revenue goals.
4.Responsible for keeping accurate and timely records of all constituent interaction in Raisers Edge. Responsible for preparing personalized correspondence in a timely manner.
5.Provides regular reporting of major gift progress including detailed contact reports of prospective donor visits and submits reports to the Chief Development Officer at intervals deemed appropriate by all parties.
6.Responsible for becoming knowledgeable about GMF/GHS and its priorities in order to communicate those priorities effectively to prospects.
Gundersen Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.