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Gift Officer - Leadership
Company: Make-A-Wish Illinois
Location: Chicago, IL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/12/2021
Expire Date: 07/12/2021
Job Categories: Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Gift Officer - Leadership
Job Summary:

Grow mid-level giving by qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospective and existing individual relationships. Manage a portfolio of individuals within the leadership gift band (up to $10,000).

Major Responsibilities:

- Qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward mid-level individuals in a portfolio of approximately 150+ prospects and donors
- Achieve annual financial leadership goals and defined performance metrics
- Engage current Make-A-Wish volunteers and friends to develop donor relationships
- Work with individual donors to fulfill their interest in giving
- Represent the Foundation at fundraising events, meetings, and activities
- Use existing systems and processes to track prospect/donor activity; ensure accuracy of information in database
- Support and assist with implementation of donor engagement opportunities
- Perform other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications & Requirements

- Proven record of successful gift solicitations and goal attainment
- Proven relationship building record
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and customer relationship management (CRM) systems
- Excellent communication skills
- Motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

Preferred Education and Experience:
- 3 – 5 years individual fundraising experience
- Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
Contact Information
Company Name: Make-A-Wish Illinois
Website: https://make-a-wish-illinois.workab...
Company Description:
Since being founded locally in 1985, Make-A-Wish Illinois has granted more than 15,000 wishes and continues its mission to share the power of a wish® with children in all 102 counties across the state. A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness. This belief guides us in everything we do at Make-A-Wish. It inspires us to grant life-changing wishes for children going through so much. Life-changing wish journeys are made possible by dedicated staff and volunteers who fulfill the work of our mission, helping children discover, create, fulfill, and experience the lasting impact of their most heartfelt wish.
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