Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts
CARE seeks an experienced and enthusiastic planned giving professional to join the National team with responsibility for donors in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and CARE's Western Region. This position requires someone with a true love for working with mature donors and the experience to identify the best gift type for both the donor and for CARE. This position also serves as a subject matter expert for a team of major gift officers in the San Francisco office. It is an exciting time in CARE's history and this is a unique opportunity for the right person.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Proactively manage a portfolio of 150-200 prospects to build strong relationships with throughout California and the West, nurturing and enhancing a lifelong relationship to serve both the donor and the organization. Actively present planned giving options to donors and work to bring those gifts to closure. With over 30,000 loyal planned giving prospects, there will never be a better time to join CARE!
Support the Associate Director of Development, Stewardship in the stewarding of existing Legacy Society donors
Work collaboratively with CARE's major gift officers, providing training regarding planned giving and going on joint visits.
Ability to inspire, motivate and train major gift officers to cultivate blended gifts.
Develop cultivation and solicitation strategies tailored specifically to each individual donor
Planned Giving Portfolio Management
Major Gift Team Collaboration
Planned Gift Administration
Build a network of professional advisors
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
Advanced gift planning training preferred
Thorough understanding of legal and tax law ramifications with various types of planned gifts.
7-10 years of Development experience
7 years of experience specifically involving Planned Giving
Absolute ability to make phone calls to longtime donors to obtain visits with them
Advanced written and verbal communications
Planned giving coursework preferred
Sound computer and technical skills (Office 365, Crescendo Interactive and Salesforce CRM)
About CARE USA
At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security. This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2017, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.