Director of Major Gifts
(posted January 23, 2015)
The Army Historical Foundation is working in a public/private partnership with the U. S. Army to raise the funds needed to build the National Museum of the U.S. Army.
The Director of Major Gifts serves as a front-line fundraiser and member of AHF’s fundraising team. Primary duties include establishing and managing effective relationships with donor prospects and existing donors, and assisting in building a successful fundraising program.
The Director of Major Gifts, under the supervision of the Senior Director of Development, will identify and qualify potential major donors, and design and implement successful cultivation and solicitation strategies. This position will solicit prospects, and steward existing donors, and is expected to conduct 10-15 donor visits per month and manage a portfolio of at least 100 prospects.
- A minimum of three years of experience in the nonprofit sector (or a transferable field) with a minimum of one year as a front-line fundraiser/client services representative preferred.
- Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required. The incumbent must be comfortable working in a team-oriented environment, as well as a disciplined self-starter who is results oriented.
- Regular travel is expected.
- Bachelor’s Degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
- Military experience is preferred but not required.
Interested applicants, please send your resume and letter of interest to email@example.com.
The Army Historical Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the history of the United States Army, is offering summer internships for undergraduates and graduate students at its headquarters office in Arlington, VA. Interns will work as assistant historians under the direction of the Foundation’s chief historian. Click here for a complete internship description and how to apply.