Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 30-Aug-2020 to 18-Sep-2020
  • - Indianapolis Public Library Foundation
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation seeks a new Major Gifts Officer to join our front-line fundraising team.
This new position will help the Library Foundation focus more attention on major individual giving to build on its successful fundraising efforts from annual fund, corporate and foundation donors. This position will have a portfolio of approximately 150 individuals.

Annually, the Library Foundation provides about $2 million to The Indianapolis Public Library to support programs, services and special initiatives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage a portfolio of approximately 150 prospects and donors, making at least 15 faceto-face visits per month. This includes:
  o Identifying and qualifying a group of individuals to establish, maintain and grow this portfolio.
  o Creating individual fundraising and/or engagement goals for each prospect or donor in his/her portfolio.
  o Developing an engagement plan for each prospect or donor and executing the engagement plan on a timely basis. 
  o Soliciting donors and prospects using appropriate case information, including budgets. 
  o Providing appropriate stewardship for donors with the assistance of the Stewardship Officer.
  o Creating monthly reports for management that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.
• Support the Foundation's annual fundraising event through sponsorship solicitation and encouraging donors in portfolio to attend.
• Participate in staff meetings to develop strategies for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, stewarding and recognizing donors.  
• Maintain information to help determine annual revenue goals and fund-raising expenses.
• Attend Development Committee meetings and support board members in their fundraising efforts on behalf of the Foundation.
• Attend Planned Giving Advisory Committee events and support the committee's efforts.
• Other duties as assigned
• A Bachelor's degree with at least 5-7 years of major giving/individual giving experience and a proven track record of success
• The ability to secure gifts and meet fund raising goals; experience providing one-on-one support to volunteer fundraisers
• Forward-thinking and detail-oriented; experience with creating and implementing longrange plans with excellent time management skills
• Experience with donor database systems; experience with Raiser's Edge a plus
• Excellent written/oral communication skills
• Enthusiasm for the Library, coupled with a strong work ethic and drive to excel 
• The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, learn quickly and work collaboratively
• Professionalism, discretion and honesty in handling confidential information
• Positive representative of the Foundation to donors, the Library and the public
• Enthusiasm, energy and a sense of humor
• Transportation for work-related travel within the Indianapolis area
• Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends for events
Click the APPLY button to apply online by September 18.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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