Sr Asc Dir, Development, Major Gifts
Emory University - Atlanta, GA

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Job Title
Sr Asc Dir, Development, Major Gifts

Job Requisition ID

Carter Center

981090:The Carter Center

Full/Part Time


Minimum Hourly $

Midpoint Hourly $

Minimum Annual $

Midpoint Annual $

Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION: Develops, coordinates, and implements fund-raising activities which may include direct mail, planned giving, endowment campaign and/or special fund-raising initiatives. Maintains a thorough working knowledge of programs. Develops and implements strategies for marketing new and existing programs. Manages fund-raising initiatives for specific programs, which may be funded by foundations, corporations, governments (foreign and U.S.), organizations or individuals. Assists in preparing budgets, monitoring expenditures and preparing financial reports. Builds relationships with current and prospective donors. Maintains updated information on prospective donors. Oversees the development of communication materials directed at donors. Designs and implements strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Evaluates the effectiveness of various development strategies, and prepares alternative approaches to meet goals. Plans cultivation and solicitation trips. Prepares briefing materials for trips and ensures comprehensive follow-up after donor visits. May identify foundation support opportunities. May write or assist others in writing grant proposals. Ensures timely submission of proposals/reports. May develop and make presentations; may write and present speeches. Supervises staff, volunteers, and vendors. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


Preferred Qualifications
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer for Major Gifts (CDO), the Senior Associate Director, Major Gifts is charged with the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of potential donors to The Carter Center. The Senior Associate Director serves as a member of the Center’s major gifts team, comprised of annual and major gift officers, and contributes to the development of plans and strategies to achieve gift income goals in support of the Center’s health programs, peace programs, and overall operations

Additional Job Details
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years in fund raising for a non-profit organization, to include direct gift solicitation experience. Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills are essential. Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in written and oral forms. Ability to articulate the mission and goals of The Carter Center in a compelling manner. Ability and willingness to travel. Familiarity with planned giving vehicles. Experience with Raiser’s Edge database management system a plus. Travel required, up to about 60 percent of time.

This position involves:
Not Applicable

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