Pittsburgh, PA

Major Gifts Officer, Women and Girls Foundation of Southwestern PA

The Organization
The mission of the Women and Girls Foundation is to achieve equality for women and girls, now and for generations to come. Our vision is for women and girls, in Pennsylvania to have equal access, opportunity, and influence in all aspects of their public and private lives. To realize this vision, the organization’s active work is focused on developing the female leaders of tomorrow and advancing women’s rights today.

For more information please visit our website at www.wgfpa.org. The Women and Girl’s foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization, based in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Position Overview
The Women’s and Girl’s Foundation seeks a skilled, engaging and dynamic Major Gifts Officer to lead its fundraising and planned giving activities. Reporting to the CEO, the Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for identifying and cultivating relationships with prospective major gifts donors, while also leading annual appeal efforts and ongoing donor engagement.

This involves prospect research and developing effective solicitation strategies as well as stewarding donors throughout the manor giving process. The Major Gifts Officer will compile this information in a donor portfolios and emphasize gifts of $25,000 or greater. This individual will also work with our board members and staff leaders to coordinate and execute long term fundraising initiatives.

Our ideal candidate will have existing relationships and extensive experience making direct asks of donors in the five and six figure categories of philanthropic giving. At least five years of major gift/planned giving experience, preferably with non-profts, and an undergraduate degree are requisites. Other relevant experience, along with evidence of successful major gift fundraising, will be considering. The Major Gifts Officer will also have a thorough background in fundraising best practices and donor databases for managing donor and solicitation records.

Most important attribute – a passion for our mission – to achieve equality for
women and girls by breaking down barriers so that every girl can rise, and
every woman can soar!

Women and Girls Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity and inclusion are core values as the Foundation. WGF seeks equity for all without regard to economic status, class, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or genetics. All applicants are encouraged to apply.

How To ApplyThis search is being led exclusively by Mari Clare Consulting. Please email your resume, cover letter and a list of three references to: Marion Taylor Key, Principal, at mariclareconsulting@gmail.com.

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