Major Gifts Officer

Company Name:
Institute for Humane Studies
Position Type:
Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)
seeks a Major Gifts Officer to plan and execute fundraising strategies on a portfolio of current and prospective supporters. This position is part of the donor relations team, and reports to the Director of Donor Relations.
Cultivating current and prospective major donors using "Moves Management"
Coordinating with members of the development team to plan personal interactions with donors, including face-to-face meetings and event participation
Participating in donor meetings, which will involve travel
Communicating regularly with senior leadership and the development team on major donor strategy
Utilizing and deploying resources wisely to achieve development goals for a portfolio of 100+ current and prospective major supporters
The Ideal Candidate:
Candidates must have experience in fundraising and be proficient in the donor cultivation and solicitation cycle. The role requires excellent communication skills and travel. In addition, candidates should possess a strong appreciation for classical liberal principles (individual rights, free markets, limited government, voluntarism, and peace). The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, possess the ability to balance shifting and competing priorities, and have the capacity to adjust strategies and tactics quickly in response to new information.
Salary will be competitive for a senior-level nonprofit position in the

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