Major Gift Officer
Strategically manages a portfolio of prospects and donors with primary focus on securing support from those capable of making at least a 5-figure gift to MetroHealth. Executes donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities for each assigned donor and gathers information, writes and presents well-conceived proposals, letters, and reports that are responsive to donor interests and aligned with organizational priorities. Evaluates various gift opportunities and options, including planned gifts, and presents those to a donor for consideration. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.
Experience successfully securing support from a portfolio of donors or clients.
Computer proficient with experience using fundraising or CRM databases
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to successfully work independently as well as thrive in a goal-oriented, dynamic, fast-paced team based environment.
Possesses a goal-oriented and strongly driven demeanor.
Astute listener with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of staff, donors and volunteers.
Ability to project credibility and confidence to donors and peers.
Possess the qualities and abilities to thrive in a metric driven environment.
Ability to work independently and achieve goals, with minimal supervision.
High level of professionalism, ethics, and confidentiality.
Ability to travel and work after hours as needed.
Fundraising experience in a health care environment.