Major Gifts Officer -Madison, WI

By: Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Job Summary:


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.  


Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus a minimum of five - seven years of relevant fund development or fundraising experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Experience with a capital campaign or other special fundraising campaigns highly desired


    • 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. 
    • Manage key 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. 
    • Other duties as assigned. 


How to Apply:

To express your interest in the Major Gifts Officer - Madison position and to be considered, please provide your current resume and cover letter on our careers page. 

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·         References will not be contacted until a candidate has been notified.

·         Background checks will subsequently be performed,with candidate permission, and are required to be hired for this position.

·         All inquiries and interactions with potential candidates are kept in confidence.

PPWI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.