Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts, Planned Giving
Operation Blessing (OB), an international humanitarian relief and development organization, is seeking a highly-motivated Major Gifts professional to cultivate donor relationships and convey the impact of OB’s hunger relief, medical and disaster response programs. This results-oriented fundraiser will increase financial commitments to the organization and its strategic initiatives by developing and managing relationships with individual donors for major and planned gifts.
The successful individual will have the following qualifications:
Minimum three to five years’ successful fundraising experience in major gift development, preferably within a humanitarian or disaster relief non-profit
Highly energetic professional with excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of building long term donor relationships and closing gifts
Ability to understand the needs and interests of major donors and how to deepen donor relationships with the organization
Proven experience with planned giving cultivation strategies
Demonstrated experience in developing in-depth cultivation and solicitation strategies
History of successfully achieving annual and long-range development goals
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to speak persuasively and articulate an organization’s mission and purpose
Polished and sophisticated communicator with excellent ability to collaborate cross-functionally and cooperatively with various departments
Working knowledge of Biblical principles and stewardship
Critical thinker with ability to adjust strategies and “think on one’s feet”
Self-starter with excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to work independently while under pressure to meet goals and deadlines
Computer proficiency and experience with MS Office and donor databases
Solid background of superior work ethic, integrity, and Christian commitment
Ability to travel and work flexible, irregular hours; possess valid driver’s license
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Operation Blessing is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. OB provides strategic relief on an ongoing basis through core programs such as disaster relief, health and medical care, hunger relief, vulnerable children and orphan care, safe water, and community development.
Operation Blessing not only offers you a competitive salary and full benefits, it offers you an opportunity to make a global impact! This job will challenge you spiritually as well as professionally, rewarding your commitment to perform with integrity and excellence.
If you desire to make a difference in the lives of others, share our vision and purpose and possess the skill requirements listed, we would like to hear from you! Visit our web site at www.ob.org to submit an online application. Resumes without applications will not be given full consideration.
About Operation Blessing International
Operation Blessing (OB) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, EIN# 54-1382657, humanitarian organization dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. OBI provides strategic relief on an ongoing basis through core programs such as disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, vulnerable children and orphan care, clean water and community development.
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