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||Milwaukee Jewish Federation
||Milwaukee, WI United States
|| Development and Fund Raising
Senior Donor Officer|
The Senior Donor Officer (SDO) participates in analysis of current donors to grow donor giving across all giving levels. The SDO is responsible for overseeing affinity group giving planning and implementation. The SDO implements strategies to ensure the growth of mid-range gifts of the annual campaign, while maintaining a large portfolio of active donors with pre-determined goals and outcomes.
Portfolio of Gift Prospects and Donors
Manage relationships for assigned donors including cultivating, keeping them informed and making annual and any integrated asks
Implement effective tracking, reporting and communications for Affinity Groups as defined
Serve as a proactive donor relationship manager
Prepare and implement a strategic plan for the cultivation and solicitation of an assigned portfolio.
Identify new high capacity prospects for assignment in consultation with Financial Resource Development Team
Responsible for growing the mid-range gifts of the annual campaign, while maintaining a large portfolio of active donors with pre-determined goals and outcomes
Responsible for organizing and leading events to attract new and existing donors to increase engagement with MJF
Working in coordination with FRD team to effectively manage campaign records and timelines
Maximize face to face solicitation creating new relationships to steward giving increase
Work with program staff as needed to acquire knowledge needed to solicit gifts and build donor relationships effectively
Ability to effectively increase gift giving by moving donors to the next tier of giving.
Works to ensure the achievement of campaign targets to support strategic organizational priorities by energizing and engaging funding sources.
Recruit, train and manage volunteers for mid-range ($1,000 $9,999 for MJF range standard) giving
Evaluate and analyze performance of fundraising activities related to campaign giving
Work closely with marketing team to effectively communicate to contingency to maximize donor giving
Identify and cultivate affinity groups to increase involvement and donor giving on both local and national level
Key participant in strategic planning and evaluation for annual campaign giving
Qualifications & Requirements
5 - 7 years plus of development, sales or related experience.
Bachelors degree required. Masters Degree preferred.
A front-line fundraiser with proven track record of donor cultivation and solicitation experience required, including successful solicitation of four and five figure gifts and above.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and the ability to network to develop donor prospects.
Strong organizational skills and an ability to develop strategic plans and implement those plans.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to tell compelling stories to inspire donors.
Ability to use discretion when handling and communicating sensitive information.
Knowledge of Milwaukee Jewish community preferred.
Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
Proficiency in Office 365 products and CRMs.
Milwaukee Jewish Federation|
Through the development of community-wide financial support, planning and allocations, the mission of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation is to ensure the continuity of the Jewish people, to enhance the quality of Jewish life and to build a strong unified Jewish community in Milwaukee, in Israel and throughout the world. In fulfilling its mission, the Federation is committed to the principles of Klal Yisrael (the collective unity of the Jewish people), tzedakah (the obligation to care for one another) and tikkun olam (improving the society in which we live). Learn more about the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.