Leadership Gifts Officer


Serve as a leader in the Fund Development department to lead continuous improvement through thinking innovatively, modeling effective communication, and supporting change through actions and measurable results.

Research and identify new prospects, analyzing their giving histories and developing cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.

Cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of major gifts prospects with the ability to make gifts of $1,000 to $25,000+ annually, while assisting and providing meeting support to the Senior Director of Development.

Plan and execute multiple prospecting visits to our service regions monthly (in partnership with the Senior Director of Development, Chief Advancement Officer, and CEO when appropriate)

Utilize a Moves Management system in Salesforce for all donor segments to drive and stabilize revenue growth.

Help staff development committee(s) and network of volunteers to support fundraising efforts.

Execute prospecting events, as necessary to meet fundraising goals.

Other duties as assigned.




Bachelor’s or equivalent required

At least 2-4 years of fundraising experience

Experience closing gifts leadership gifts

Presents as an effective communicator and natural “connector” with a demonstrated ability to work with people at all levels to advance an organization’s mission

Successful track record working in a moves management system

Experience with  Salesforce preferred or comparable donor database system

Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to think strategically and creatively

Possess the ability to interact with a diverse and varied constituency, as well as the capacity to motivate and collaborate successfully with board members, volunteers, and colleagues across functions

Ability to work in a high-energy organization; a team player willing to take on new challenges and who demonstrates ability to partner across all organizational levels and departments.

Local knowledge of the Greater San Francisco philanthropic community a plus

Commitment to serving families with low-incomes and advancing the critical call for affordable ownership housing in Marin, San Francisco and the Peninsula

Must be able to pass a background check (In accordance with state and county law: convictions do not necessarily rule out employment, it depends on the nature and severity of the conviction and is evaluated on a case by case basis, check is conducted on last 7 years only)

Able to work nights and weekends as necessary

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