Preferred position base in the Dallas or Austin, Texas area with travel estimated at 30%
Emphasis on securing six and seven figure individual major gifts and donor pipeline development
Under the supervision of the Regional Development Officer, the Director of Major Gifts for the Southwest region has the responsibility for assuring the successful achievement of aggressive fundraising goals for gifts valued at $50,000+. The Director will identify and manage relationships with approximately 150-200 prospective donors, and will be expected to qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these very important volunteers and friends of BGCA. This position will have primary responsibility for the development of a major gift portfolio to be sourced from referrals, event attendees, and highly rated prospects from integrated direct response strategies. Strong focus will be placed on the development of the individual/patron portion of the event fundraising plan and subsequent Major Gift strategy, where appropriate, to include assisting with the engaging, managing and motivating of high-level volunteers and donors, to facilitate their successful participation in achieving assigned revenue goals.
No direct Reports. May monitor and coordinate the work of administrative staff, temporary employees and student interns
Education and experience
Travel estimated at 30% (can be 5 days or more in a month - including weekends - depending upon scheduling requirements). The individual selected for this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to navigate areas of the country or abroad by using a map or other direction methods. Ability to travel by subway, car or airplane.