Jobs & Employment
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is now seeking to fill the following positions in our friendly, fast-paced and team-oriented environment:
Major Gifts Officer
Summary: Develops and manages a portfolio of major individual prospects and coordinates projects, events, and activities in support of the major gift enterprise. Works with current Gardens donors and proactively identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of individuals in support of the Garden’s mission with the goal of establishing donor relationships that lead to long-term loyalty and increasing generosity over time. This will involve creating and delivering personal cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans for each donor in the position’s portfolio. Coordinates activities with other areas of the Philanthropy Department and within the Gardens in order to maximize information and opportunities available.
The mission of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is to inspire meaningful connections among people, plants and nature through horticulture, education and research. The Major Gifts Officer will join the gardens as we embark on a transformative capital campaign, doubling our infrastructure and guest capacity.
Requirements: Five years’ experience leading annual and major gifts fund raising efforts including prospect research, solicitation and records management.
Proficiency in donor information database such as Raiser’s Edge.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Non-profit Management or related field.
CFRE is desired but not required.
Email resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.