Job title: Major Gifts Officer
Reports to: Director Of Development
Job type: Salaried, Exempt
The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for the ongoing cultivation of current and prospective donors to effectively deepen their relationship and support. He/she will meet regularly with high-level prospects and donors, as well as work to integrate these visits when applicable with Board introductions and cultivation. He/she will help establish specific financial goals, develop long-term philanthropic relationships, and be an integral part of helping The Playhouse reach its fundraising goals.
Traits and Characteristics:
The Major Gifts Officer must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and be able to facilitate appropriate actions and responses in a wide variety of people. While results-oriented, the ideal candidate must also exude warmth and passion for The Playhouse, and be able to take initiative, follow through and be a problem-solver. Flexibility and organized time management is essential. He/she should desire a collaborative working environment and tactic, whether it is with staff, board, or donors. A working understanding of the theatre and arts is helpful, but not mandatory. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, gracious and knowledgeable in how to steward and engage all populations, high net-worth in particular. Presentation, poise and polish are required for this position as well as being prepared for being a 24/7 face of The Pasadena Playhouse in the community.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree with at least three (3) years of fundraising experience. This is an exempt position.
Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to: Director of Development, 600 Playhouse Alley, Suite 300, Pasadena, CA 91101 or by emailing Emily Abbott, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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There are no internship opportunities available at this time.