Major and Planned Giving Officer - Mount Saint Joseph High School

Major and Planned Giving Officer

Mount Saint Joseph High School

The Major and Planned Giving Officer assists in planning/implementing activities to meet the long-term goal of building endowment through planned gifts, as well as raising current support for operations and capital projects. The Major and Planned Giving Officer coordinates meetings with donors and prospects to cultivate, solicit, and steward major/planned gifts, working as part of a collaborative team in the Advancement Department. This position reports to the Executive Director of Development and works closely with the President’s office. Duties and responsibilities: manage major/planned giving donors and prospects, which may include current parents, alumni, spouses of alumni, parents of alumni, and grandparents, collaborate with colleagues to ensure a holistic donor-centered approach and advance prospect relationship development, identify major giving prospects and develop strategies, along with materials, to upgrade donor gifts, craft cultivation and stewardship correspondence to renew major donor gifts, cultivate relationships with qualified prospective donors to increase, solicit, and close prospects for bequests and other planned gifts, develop plans to increase the community’s awareness of planned giving opportunities, engage members of the Board of Directors, school administrative leaders, faculty, staff, and volunteers as needed to purposefully advance gift conversation. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years relevant experience in major/planned giving work, demonstrated success cultivating leadership annual gift/major gift prospects and closing five and six figure pledges and gifts, demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with Board of Directors, Development Committee, administration, faculty/staff, parents, alumni, students, and volunteers, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, ability to handle challenging situations diplomatically and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues, ability to maintain confidentiality, act with discretion, and maintain a high level of performance under pressure, ability to organize, prioritize, and successfully execute multiple concurrent tasks, fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Workspace, PowerPoint, and Raiser’s Edge, availability to work nights and weekends.

Salary Range: $50,000 - $70,000

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Emily Rollins, Executive Director of Development, at [email protected]

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