Full-Time Individual Gifts Officer
Fort Worth Opera, a 501(c)(3) organization, seeks a full-time Individual Gifts Officer.
The Individual Gifts Officer is a frontline gift officer and reports to the General Director. S/he has no supervisory responsibilities and will function as a gifts officer, working to secure annual contributions from individuals primarily, but not exclusively, in the range of $1,000 – $25,000.
Develop and implement a fundraising plan including direct solicitation that meets annual fundraising goals for individual gifts.
Solicit a portfolio of 125-150 current donors and prospects annually.
Schedule 3-4 per week donor/prospect visits.
Achieve weekly goals for prospect and donor visits, prepare visit reports and follow-up correspondence.
Responsible for ongoing individual donor acknowledgement, appreciation, and recognition consistent with gift level.
When appropriate, provide support and guidance to the General Director on cultivation, stewardship and solicitation visits/calls.
Work with the General Director, Board of Trustees and other volunteers, to identify prospective, including lapsed, donors.
* Bachelor’s Degree.
* A proven professional with 5 + years history of raising major gifts from individuals.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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