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Major Gift Officer

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This Major Gift Officer (MGO) position focuses on identifying, assessing, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding foundations, small businesses, corporations, entrepreneurs, and other related current and future donors/grantors in the business community. MGOs are responsible for securing gifts of $25,000 or more that align with donors' interests and the University's priorities. While the baseline for a major gift is $25,000, it is critical for the MGO to work on developing business partnerships that include philanthropy. Each MGO works collaboratively with partners across campus to build lasting relationships between donors and the University. The MGO is responsible for managing a portfolio of donors and future donors who are capable of making major gifts, and moving individuals through assessment, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and back to cultivation.Major Gift Officer applicants should demonstrate possession of:

  • A Bachelor's degree.
  • Three (3) years related work experience in fundraising and/or business to business sales with a track record of success.
  • Effective interpersonal communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to think strategically to formulate and execute plans that meet and exceed goals.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently as appropriate.

Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at http://jobs.unca.edu/. Review of applications begins April 9, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.

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Posted: 3/20/2018
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