MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

  • Sentient Media
  • Remote (California, USA)
  • Oct 23, 2019
Part time Media-Journalism Non-Profit Remote Job Sales

Job Description

Sentient Media is a journalistic nonprofit media outlet focused on animal matters, rights, and welfare. We are seeking an experienced part time Major Gifts Officer to research, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree and at least 3 years of demonstrable and successful experience performing personal solicitations of gifts in excess of $5,000. Additional qualifications include:

  • ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle, i.e., make cold calls; initiate contacts with potential donors; and develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them
  • knowledge and understanding of the animal rights movement and the ability to speak to issues of concern to donors in a respectful and empathic manner
  • excellent communication skills including public speaking, presentations and writing
  • excellent computer skills — experience with a CRM is a plus.

    Hours anticipated: 20-25 per week
    Salary range: $23,000-$28,000 depending on experience

    Please submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@sentientmedia.org