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FEATURED - Major Gifts Officer


Animal Humane Society | Golden Valley, MN
Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000

Pay: $70,000.00 - 80,000.00 based on experienceBenefits:
Health, dental, vision insurance and more!
15 days of paid time off for a full year4 floating holidays (# of day is per year based on start date)401K - employer match is 100% up to the first 4% deferredJob Purpose as Major Gifts Fundraising officer:
You’re a people centric communicative leader who supports and leads the team by caring personally and challenging professionally. You create excitement around a culture of improvement and a culture of why, making sure your team always has what they need.
Full-time hours with occasional evenings and weekends as needed for events
Location/Remote Capabilities:
Once on-boarded, the person in this position will have the opportunity to work remotely for the bulk of their time. Access to reliable internet, ability to prioritize work independently, and foster relationships while working in a hybrid (remote and in-person) environment required. Must live in or have easy access to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and be available for frequent face-to-face interactions in Minneapolis/St. Paul and greater Minnesota regions.
Application Requirements:
Please include a cover letter detailing your experience
What you will be doing as a Major Gifts Fundraising Officer:Leadership — Own outcomes, work collaboratively, and hold self and team accountable. Model the coaching approach to leadership and participate in first teams.Strategy — Understand and commit to the requirement of excellence, continuous improvement, and department and organizational goals. Develop, propose, and implement innovative strategies that focus on mid-level leadership, major, and transformational gifts at a non profit.Relationship Building — Make meaningful contact with donors and prospects to increase support, nurture donor loyalty, and foster personal relationships in fundraising.Communication — Listen, pay attention, and be a responsible steward of information. Distill and convey information in a clear, complete, and timely manner in alignment with a non profit organizational messaging.Process — Manage pipeline of major-level donors, sustaining gifts, and identify prospects for operating and capital campaign support. Responsible for tracking major-level fundraising giving prospects and donors and documenting their cultivation and solicitation activities.Support — Lead the team, consulting experts as needed. A id in the development and execution of strategy, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities. Work collaboratively on communication materials, budgets, and revenue expectations. Reinforce the prospect relationship continuum.Culture — Foster an open and inclusive work environment by modeling AHS’s behaviors and values, consistent with the vision and mission of the organization. Champion a culture of safety and promote meaningful volunteer engagement.Other duties as assignedWhat we are looking for:Experience — Minimum of 3 years of major gift experience, developing strategies for major gift solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship, closing gifts of $10,000+. Desire to lead required.Computer Skills — Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.Adaptability — Ability to work in a professional and positive manner with high attention to detail in a variety of situations.Communication — Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, must have ability to work as a member of the team and partner collaboratively with external and internal customers and departments.Physical & Emotional Capabilities —Must be able to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in an animal shelter environment, including the use of euthanasia.This position description is intended to describe the general content and/or requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.About AHSEvery year, Animal Humane Society provides direct care and services to help nearly 100,000 animals in need across Minnesota.As one of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations, AHS is transforming the way shelters care for animals and engage their communities. From innovative medical and behavior programs to investments in outreach and advocacy, we’re advancing animal welfare and creating a more humane world for animals everywhere.Why Work HereMake a difference in the lives of animals and peopleJoin a team of coworkers who love animals as much as you doWork-life balanceUnique animal adoption benefits and discounts on veterinary care, pet supplies, and animal training classesHealth insurance coverage for full time staff includes the following: medical, dental, vision, health savings account, flexible spending account for health care expenses and dependent care, voluntary accident insurance, and employee-paid supplemental life, and employee-paid accidental death and dismemberment insuranceEmployer paid benefits for full time staff includes the following: basic life insurance, basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short-term and long-term disabilityMental Health and Counseling Support:Employees that subscribe to Medica Insurance have 5 free counseling sessions per yearAll employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program with 3 free counseling sessions per year401K with up to 4% match for part time and full time staffNine paid holidays for full time staffPaid floating holidays for part time and full time staff (up to 4 days per year based on start date)Paid time off for part time and full time staff (amount is based on hours worked and full time/part time status)Paid parent leave for full time staffOne-time $350 stipend for remote and hybrid roles to cover costs of remote workspace beyond technology already provided by AHSOur Organizational Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:As an organization dedicated to making the world a more humane and compassionate place for animals, we know that people are at the heart of all that we do. Animal Humane Society’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity is essential to our mission and shapes our culture, our work, and the services we provide.At AHS we embrace and honor the inherent dignity and diverse experiences of our team members, volunteers, board members, partners, clients, and visitors, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, or income. Working together to instill equity and inclusivity within our organization will allow us to better serve the people and animals of Minnesota, and ultimately have a positive impact on animals in our care .