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Major Gift Officers solicit gifts from donors such as alumnae or friends and are responsible for developing and maintaining a long term relationship with donors. Typical Major Gift Officer resume samples describe duties such as developing strategic funding requests, organizing events, implementing fundraising campaigns, and achieving gift revenue goals. Candidates are expected to demonstrate customer service skills, professionalism, proactivity, strong communication skills, and problem-solving abilities. The most successful resumes display at least a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field.

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Major Gift Officer

Received $65K from 4 new and lapsed donors in FY12.

  • Converted 6 donors at sub $1000 levels to 5 figure gifts increasing revenue by 18% in FY11.
  • Acquired 650K from new foundation sources.
  • Increased organizational brand via social media platforms and collaborating with other nonprofits.
  • Through 3 events raised visibility and $75K on the East Coast for SF-based organization.
Candidate Info
62
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Biological Sciences
2

Major Gift Officer

Managed donor portfolio of over 100 prospects, rated for gifts of $10K and up.

  • Negotiation and solicitation of philanthropic investments of $10K up to $1 million.
  • Creation of inaugural fundraising event for institution, consistent net revenue over 6-figures.
  • Increased collaboration with college departments to engage donors, and raised the profile of Development as an asset to the institution.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Public Administration
3

Assistant to The President/major Gift Officer

  • Cultivated donors capable of making gifts of at least $25K
  • Solicited gifts from alumni, friends, and foundations for [company name]
  • Presented planned giving exhibits to donors
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
4

Major Gift Officer

Responsible for raising $800K

  • Largest gift since starting has been $30,000
  • Daily thank you calls to donors for gifts received
  • Responsible for building relationships and maintaining relationships with constituents.
  • Meet new prospects and share the mission
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Business
5

Major Gift Officer

Personally raised $150,000+ for [company name] in Fiscal Year 2012.

  • Currently working on gift agreements of $25,000, $50,000, $67,000 and $250,000 which should close by the end of the calendar year.
  • Coordinates cultivation and qualification visits with the Dean of [company name].
  • Manages a portfolio of 74 alumni for major gifts.
  • Travels frequently to major cities across America to meet with alumni and parents.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Management
A B
6

Major Gift Officer

Coordinated the final public phase of a $25 million capital campaign

  • Identify, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects and lead donors
  • Organize and facilitate regional fundraising programs and donor initiatives
  • Develop external campaign marketing and fundraising materials for external use
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing And Economics
MA
Organizational Management

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