The American Red Cross
Senior Major Gift Officer
The American Red Cross depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. We participate in many donor-focused fundraising activities including identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding of top corporate and foundation partners, as well as with individual donors across the country. The funds we receive provide unrestricted support to our Chapters, helping us fulfill our mission to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies in our communities. We are currently seeking two Senior Major Gifts Officer- Corporate Giving to work in our New York City Chapter office. The Major Gift Officer will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective corporate donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. He/she will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross.
• Implement programs and activities in partnership with chapter Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, educate, cultivate, solicit, and steward individuals.
• Meet or exceed minimum annual fundraising targets ($500-$750,000 for the current fiscal year) including renewable gifts and new incremental revenue, adjusting as necessary in the event of major domestic disasters
• Design and disseminate customized solicitation strategies targeting organizational objectives and donor interests in partnership with cross-departmental teams; maintain up-to-date donor records in region/chapter database following donor contact Education: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable. Experience: 5-10 years of major gifts leadership or sales experience. Significant expertise with the area’s community highly desirable. Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at: https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/American_Red_Cross_Careers The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
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Each day, thousands of people – people just like you – provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world. We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day.