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Major Gifts Officer

Friends is seeking a Major Gifts Officer, an essential position in the Fund Development team and an energetic accelerator of major gifts, identifies, cultivates, and builds a robust portfolio of high-level gift prospects and donors that generates five- and six-figure gifts.

Reporting directly to the Associate Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Major Gift Officer position is a new leadership role, providing support to Friends’ growing major gift program. The Major Gift Officer works closely with a range of diverse, sophisticated donors, raising significant gifts that meet or exceed all activity metrics and revenue goals. The Major Gift Officer is responsible for advancing best practices in moves management, travelling and meeting with donors throughout the Seattle region. This position will be based in Seattle, with the ability to work remotely until able to safely relocate there.

This position directly supports the Fund Development team’s goal to maximize fundraising and constituent engagement with the Friends’ $200 million Waterfront Park Campaign. Review the full job description here.

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