Position Title: Major Gifts Officer
Type: Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt
Reports to: Director of Major Gifts
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) of the Mountain/Plains region (NM, CO, WY MT, ND, SD, NE, KS, OK), is an essential member of the Advancement team who is primarily responsible for engaging prospective and current donors in the Mountain and Plains area to cultivate strong relationships and solicit gifts—ultimately helping Turning Point USA (TPUSA) reach its revenue goals to further its mission and programs. The MGO will join an active and dynamic team that is implementing a three-year development plan to expand and deepen its fundraising efforts.
Through planned and targeted communication (phone calls, written communications, and in-person meetings) with individuals, the MGO will foster personal relationship with active and prospective donors in the Mountain and Plains areas, inviting them into a deeper relationship with TPUSA with the goal of increasing their giving to the organization. This position requires an affable, adaptable, personable, and high energy individual who thrives in meeting new people and engaging in wide-ranging conversations.
The candidate must have a personal passion for the principles of freedom, fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited government, as well as be able to advocate persuasively for these ideas. The success of this position is dependent upon on strong interpersonal and communication skills, an achievement-oriented personality, and organizational skills. Experience with nonprofit fundraising, making asks of any size, and a basic understanding of moves-management is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate, though not necessary, will have previous fundraising experience with libertarian or conservative organizations.
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes bonus opportunities and a benefits package.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Turning Point USA is a nonprofit organization founded in 2012 whose mission is to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free markets, and limited government. TPUSA believes that every young person can be enlightened to true free market values that include: the United States of America is the greatest country in the history of the world; the US Constitution is the most exceptional political document ever written; and, capitalism is the most moral and proven economic system ever discovered. With a presence of over 2,000 high school and college campuses, Turning Point USA is the largest and fastest-growing youth organization in America.
To learn more about the organization, founder Charlie Kirk, and its vision for a freer America, visit its website.
The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
This position requires 3+ years of fundraising or relevant nonprofit experience. He or she will also:
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