At Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. (PPWI), we work to provide quality, affordable health care services, comprehensive education, and strong advocacy. We serve over 60,000 patients annually in 21 health centers statewide, making us the largest and most trusted reproductive health care provider in Wisconsin. Our goal is to help keep Wisconsin safe, healthy and strong!
This is an excellent opportunity for a Major Gifts Officer (40hrs/wk) in Madison, WI.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The major gifts officer is responsible for identification, research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of individual major donors and major donor prospects in the southwest region. This position will also support fundraising for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Maintain and develop strong and engaged relationships with current major donors and develop new relationships through cultivation and prospecting opportunities via one-on-one visits, small groups and other meaningful contacts.
- Work closely and strategically with CEO, other senior staff, board members and volunteers to engage them in key processes: major donor identification, research, cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation, as appropriate. Manage all of these processes.
- Sustain and expand financial contributions from donors and prospects.
- Develop and implement a strategy for cultivation of both major donors and prospects.
- As part of the above strategy, develop and implement a year-round communications plan for ongoing face to face, phone and email contact with key donors, prospects and volunteers.
- Represent PPWI at key community events, using these opportunities as public relations, cultivation and/or prospecting opportunities.
- Help manage the Dane County Leadership Council and other volunteer efforts as needed, serving as liaison, and resource/support.
- Work closely with other development staff to coordinate and integrate major gifts work with the Annual Campaign, Capital Campaign, Planned Giving and Grant seeking efforts.
- Help to plan and implement special events including the annual Share Our Vision event.
The position is a combination of working with donors and supporters in public or private settings and working within an office environment that involves frequent interruptions. The office noise level is generally low to quiet. The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations, however, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform said essential functions.
Long hours and weekend hours may be necessary including travel. Must have own transportation, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance in accordance with agency liability standards is required.