Senior Major Gifts Officer
Union of Concerned Scientists
The Senior Major Gifts Officer (MGO) has responsibility for advancing the major gifts program through the successful identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and retention of major gift prospects and donors in an assigned region. Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Senior MGO will have primary responsibility for managing a portfolio of $25k+ donors and prospects in that region; developing and implementing customized strategies for each assigned prospect/donor; monitoring the progress of individual prospect plans; and actively prospecting to build a robust major donor pipeline. The Senior MGO will work closely and strategically with Planned Giving and Stewardship teams, the President, senior UCS staff, board members, and volunteers.
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Qualifications and Experience
The ideal Senior Major Gifts Officer will have a strong development background with direct experience in cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors. The Senior MGO will be a good strategic thinker; an organized and collaborative colleague; and an excellent communicator. The successful candidate will combine these skills with a commitment to the role of science in public affairs and a passion for the specific issues on which UCS works.
Fundraising Skills and Experience
At UCS, comparable training and/or experience can be substituted for degrees when appropriate.
UCS is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff. In particular, we’re dedicated to broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy. We’re also committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We've adopted this commitment because we believe the inclusion of culturally diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and environmental outcomes for all, including historically disenfranchised communities. We are actively seeking people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in this work.