PragerU is the world's leading conservative nonprofit that is focused on changing minds through the creative use of digital media. Taking full advantage of today's technology and social media, we educate millions of Americans and young people about the values that make America great.
We’re looking for a Director of Major Gifts who is as passionate about our vision of creating a more rational America as we are. This role will be one of our lead fundraisers in regards to major gifts, reporting to our Chief Development Officer and working closely with our CEO and other team members. Ideally, the role will be based in the Midwest but open to other locations for the right candidate.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage a portfolio of major donors and prospects, which includes identifying and meeting with donors to cultivate, steward, solicit, and ascertain capacity to support PragerU
Makes 2-5 strategic/ substantive visits per month (donor, prospect, or advisor visits)
Identify and/or close multiple major gifts per year with a combined total value of $2M+
Collaborate with Officers and development staff to provide donors with exceptional service and collaborate with site visits/ donor visits
Develop quarterly forecasts for production of gift activity
Be familiar with and remain current on various gift planning tools and agreements
Be CREATIVE with fundraising goals, proposals and methods per donor
Other duties as assigned
Must have 5-7 years of experience working with major gifts, foundations, and charitable giving, preferably in a $25M+ company
Demonstrated ability to close principal gift plans at the six and seven figure level
Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity in relation to information and documentation
Passion for PragerU's mission to further what we call "Americanism" and familiarity with the concepts espoused in our digital content
Commitment to excellence in all endeavors
Superlative written and verbal communication skills
Must be a self-starter who can prioritize tasks with limited supervision
Experience working effectively with a variety of personalities
Strong digital literacy, particularly in Mac iOS or Windows, Microsoft Office, Google and Adobe suites
Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge experience helpful
How to Apply:
To apply, please first review our website at www.prageru.com. Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please include a section explaining how your values align with ours, and why you would want to work at PragerU specifically.
What We Do
We make exceptional video content that advances Judeo-Christian values. We distribute that content through a sophisticated marketing strategy. By reaching millions of people every day, we educate, influence and change minds. To learn more about PragerU, visit http://prageru.com.
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