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Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager

South Burlington, VT

Relocation expenses: Paid

Manager
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 13 May 2022

Expires on 3 Jun 2022

Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager

POSITION TITLE: Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time, Exempt
UNIT ORGANIZATION: Donor Relations
REPORTS TO: Chief Development Officer
SALARY RANGE: $50,000 - $60,000

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This role is responsible for creating, managing, and implementing a year-round program to enhance relations among donors and volunteers. This includes the management of a portfolio
of qualified donors, engaging them, and moving them along a commitment continuum. This also includes the goal of increased revenue by providing leadership and expertise to develop
Leadership Giving.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The major responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

Donor Engagement:

  • Develop and implement a recognition plan for leadership-level donors and a growthstrategy to move donors to new giving levels within the leadership categories.
  • Identify and develop plans to recover lapsed or reluctant donors each year.
  • Cultivate and manage a portfolio of qualified, tiered donors, ascertaining and documenting their philanthropic aspirations.
  • Promote the Planned Giving program.
  • Develop strong relationships with leadership donors and communicate regularly as appropriate.

Data Management:

  • Follow standards and procedures for management of the campaign/donor database.
  • Maintain meticulous documentation of donor’s interactions and aspirations.
  • Maintain records of planned and executed monthly outreach.

Volunteer Management:

  • Perform recruitment, training and support of Donor Engagement Committee, Board Members and Ambassadors (individual solicitors).
  • Support the Donor Engagement Committee in their donor outreach goals.
  • Support the Board of Directors in the management of Leadership (Tocqueville) level donors.

SUPERVISION: No direct supervisory duties; training of any United Way staff and volunteers regarding the duties involved in the cultivation and engagement of qualified donors.

CONFIDENTIALITY/DISCRETION:
High level of confidentiality and discretion needed. Individual has access to all donor history, confidential communications, and notes for individuals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years fundraising or relevant experience. Education, internships, and volunteer work will be considered in lieu of professional paid experience.
  • Experience with donor and volunteer engagement.
  • Demonstrated fundraising and sales ability.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using Microsoft office products.

PHYSICAL/OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Position is primarily a normal office setting, requiring long periods of sedentary work at a desk and computer. After hours and weekend event attendance occasionally.

INTERESTED CANDIDATES
Visit unitedwaynwvt.org for more information. Applications are accepted until 06/03/2022. Please send a cover letter and resume to hiring@unitedwaynwvt.org