Major Gifts Officer

Conway, SC
May 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Major Gifts Officer


Chanticleer Athlet Foundation

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TLB - Time Limited - Benefits

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12 mo.

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Major Gifts Officer

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the position of Major Gifts Officer in the Chanticleer Athletic Foundation (CAF) department. Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position serves as a primary major gift development officer for the CAF.

Duties include, but are not limited to: plan and coordinate with Executive Director fund-raising initiatives with special focus on major gifts, capital campaigns and scholarships; build and manage a portfolio of 150 or more major gift donors and prospects for Athletics; develop and implement plans to identify, cultivate, solicit and provide appropriate stewardship for major gift donors; plan and coordinate when applicable the involvement of the President, Director of Athletics, other senior staff, coaches and volunteers in development activities; assist in the development of campaign literature and materials; assist in the planning and implementation of Chanticleer Athletic Foundation special events, including game-day hospitality; and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum five (5) years proven success record in fund-raising or outside sales are required. Preferred candidate will have collegiate athletic fundraising experience.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Time Limited position (annual appointment) with benefits. Position will include significant travel along with evening and weekend work. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the University.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum five years proven success record in fund-raising or outside sales.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidate will have collegiate athletic fundraising experience.

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This person must have a passion for collegiate athletics and the student-athletes we serve. Must possess an energetic and outgoing personality. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, highly detail oriented. Highly motivated, reliable and team-member oriented.

Additional comments regarding this position:

The position will include significant travel along with evening and weekend work.

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