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Mount Aloysius College seeks nominations and applications for the position of Major Gifts Officer (MGO). Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Major Gifts Officer will develop long-term philanthropic relationships with an assigned group of donors and prospects (using the Moves Management system), with the ultimate goal being to solicit these individuals for a major gift to the College. The Major Gift Officer will be responsible for identification of potential donors and the development of prospect research, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


○ Broad knowledge of principles and practices of institutional advancement and major gift fundraising.

○ Ability to:

■ work effectively with the campus community and external customers.

■ work independently and as a member of a team.

■ provide leadership in gift solicitation.

■ recruit, motivate and encourage volunteers.

■ listen effectively to discern donors’ interests and concerns.

■ expand and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders in the philanthropic community,

donors, and peers

■ travel.

○ Able to represent the College to key prospects and at key events in defined geographic areas.

○ Pursues appropriate professional development opportunities so as to raise the awareness of

and enhance the image of the Institutional Advancement Office.

○ Provides verbal and written reports on work-related activities as required.

○ Works as an active and integral member of the Institutional Advancement Team by sharing

information and assisting team members as needed to advance the objectives of the

Department.


To find out more about the position or apply, visit our website.