The Guthrie Clinic
Days 8 hr
The Major Gifts Officer furthers Guthrie’s mission by securing philanthropic support, specifically by identifying and soliciting major gifts from individual donors, corporations and foundations.
The Major Gifts Officer must clearly articulate a compelling need for funding to advance the mission of health care services, education and research at Guthrie. The position requires above average skills in persuasion and presentation to foster a desirable impression of Guthrie in the community and impact Resource Development’s fund raising goals. This position is also responsible for creating and managing a portfolio of corporate and private foundations in order to generate financial support; and, will be responsible for coordinating and executing the writing of proposals and reporting outcomes.
Essential Functions include:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or comparable degree. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credentials are a plus.
This position requires at least five years of professional fundraising experience specifically demonstrated success in solicitation of individual and corporate charitable contributions. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of information systems to support fundraising activities like Raiser’s Edge. Grantsmanship experience is also applicable. Superb organizational, communication and presentation skills are essential. Self-confidence, assertiveness, and diplomacy are required for success.
Prefer background in healthcare philanthropy.
Willingness to travel outside the office, occasional evening and weekend work. Flexibility required to adjust to other needs of the department. Valid driver's license and automobile insurance required.
How To Apply
Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers