Major Gifts Officer
Vice President for Partnerships and External Affairs
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Conserving Birds of Prey Worldwide
WORK WITH THE PEREGRINE FUND
The Peregrine Fund is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for raptor conservation and people around the world that touches down on five continents and all 50 United States. Founded in 1970, the mission of The Peregrine Fund is to conserve birds of prey worldwide. We do this by using science-based decision tools to prevent the extinction of endangered raptors, protect intact areas of high raptor conservation value, and resolve landscape level threats that affect multiple species. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.
The Peregrine Fund offers competitive compensation, a 403(b) retirement savings-plan with a direct employer contribution for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and a significant opportunity for proven performers for promotion from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a background screening before final offer of employment is made.
The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) works closely with the President, the VP for partnerships, the Director of Operations and the development staff to identify research, cultivate, solicit and steward major donors. Additionally the MGO is expected to support proposal development for individuals and foundations as well as assist in all fundraising activities.
The MGO will identify, evaluate, cultivate and solicit major gift donors for restricted, annual, special project funding or other revenue needs of The Peregrine Fund. She/he will Develop and execute cultivation plans for major gift prospects. This includes creating opportunities to engage donors and prospects with conservation program leaders or the President, as appropriate.
RESPONSIBILITES AND SCOPE
HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and cover letter together in one file to the Hiring Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org