Associate Director - Major Gifts (Washington,D.C. & Maryland)
The Alzheimer's Association National Office is looking for a dynamic, experienced professional to cultivate, solicit and steward major and planned gift individuals and families in the east region of the United States, specifically Washington, D.C. Metro Area and Maryland. The development work includes building major gift and planned gift portfolio in this geographic area and securing multiple gifts in the $10,000 to $1 million + categories.
Essential Job Functions
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
â€¢ Participate in and remain accountable for, setting goals and strategies to meet revenue objectives for this territory. â€¢ Build and manage a portfolio of 100-125 qualified major gift donors / prospects. â€¢ In building the portfolio, qualify, cultivate and solicit for gifts over $10,000+ to meet/exceed revenue objectives. â€¢ Cultivate and solicit six to seven figure gifts and mature the major gift portfolio in the territory towards this larger giving direction, over time. â€¢ Secure at least 10 new Founders Society members (planned gift donation intentions). â€¢ Effectively communicate and work closely with national and chapter leadership, specifically the chapter executive director and board volunteers on major gift activities including donor strategy, visits, solicitations and stewardship. â€¢ Adhere to professionalism and fundraising best practices as demonstrated by moves management industry standards and donor-centered methodology. â€¢ Contribute to the national major gift team as we continue to build and expand major and principal gifts across the Alzheimer's Association.
â€¢ Bachelor's degree. CFRE or advanced degree a plus. â€¢ 3- 5 years minimum required experience in major gift fundraising, 5-7 years preferred. â€¢ Deep understanding of the major gift development process with the experience and maturity to manage and drive the process to meet and exceed strategic goals. â€¢ Demonstrated success in personal solicitation of major gifts - at the six and seven figure level preferably. â€¢ Ability to work with a wide range of leadership, both staff and volunteer. â€¢ Excellent communicator - in person, over the phone, and in writing. â€¢ Expertise in fundraising database, word processing, expense management and spreadsheet software.