Major Gifts Officer
The Major Gifts Officer maximizes giving to the school by establishing long-term relationships with a group of assigned, qualified prospects to help them fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to Cardinal O’Hara High School and, in doing so, assures that the school achieves its strategic goals and priorities. The Major Gifts Officer reports directly to the Vice President of Advancement.
Qualified candidates will have five (5) or more years of successful major gift fundraising experience in a nonprofit environment, preferably within an educational institution. The Major Gifts Officer will have demonstrated success in achieving fundraising goals and a successful track record of cultivating, soliciting, and securing major gifts. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to build, foster and maintain relationships with both internal and external constituencies including administrators, faculty, trustees, volunteer leaders, students, donors and prospects. Strong attention to detail combined with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment is essential. Must have strong communication skills to express orally and in writing Cardinal O’Hara’s mission and fundraising goals with clarity, passion and persuasion. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and have familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and social media. A Bachelor's degree is required. Must be willing and able to travel and to work evenings and weekends when required.
Qualified candidates may send resume to:
Vice President of Advancement