Major Gifts Officer
Location: Irvine, CA
Reports To: Chief Development Officer
Status: Full-time, Salary Exempt ($100,000 -130,000/year)
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Major Gifts Officer position is designed to drive Second Harvest Food Bank’s major gift fundraising revenue. A major gift is defined as gifts of $25K+. This position will report directly to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and will work in collaboration with senior management.
This position is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy for growing the base of major gifts supporters, creating a vision and strategy in partnership with CDO and meeting increased revenue goals to support the organization’s strategic initiatives. S/he is a seasoned fundraiser (7 years+) and a leader with a successful track record in all stages of major gifts including prospect identification, research, constituent data capture, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. This position is exceptionally strong at building relationships with new and existing individuals capable of giving a major gift and representing Second Harvest to external audiences.
We are looking for a seasoned, major gifts fundraising professional whose 7-10+ years of experience in closing gifts of $25K+ will support the revenue growth needed to close the meal gap in Orange County.