Major Gifts Officer
Posted on 2018-05-10
By WMEA-FM, WMEH-FM, WCBB-TV
Maine Public is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Officer to join our growing Development team in Lewiston, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for acquiring, cultivating, and stewarding a portfolio of individual donors and prospects capable of making major gifts or planned gifts in support of Maine Public. Through personal contacts, phone calls, e-mail, and letter correspondence, the Major Gifts Officer maintains excellent major donor relations with an active pipeline of donors and prospects. The Major Gifts Officer reports to the Director of Major Gifts and works with the Major Gifts team to develop cultivation strategies using moves management for each potential donor.
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required; three to five years’ experience in successful non-profit fundraising or commensurate experience building external relationships required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical. Knowledge of Maine and national funders, including funders with a particular interest in public broadcasting is preferred. A valid driver’s license and regular travel will be required. Hours vary as necessary for special events and fundraising activities; will include evenings and weekends. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.
HOW TO APPLY:
Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.
To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and current resume to
no later than midnight Sunday, June 3, 2018.
Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.
Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.
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