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Director of Major Gifts

Nashville Rescue Mission is seeking to fill the position of Director of Major Gifts. This position reports directly to the Sr. Director of Development and is a member of the Development Team. Charged with developing strategies and building relationships to secure major gifts and fundraising projects, the Director of Major Gifts will be expected to focus on the continuous improvement of current relationships, as well prospect, secure, and steward gifts of $2,500 or more. It will also support the development of the Missionís planned-giving program.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
 Actively manage key relationships with donors to sustain and upgrade giving levels of $2,500 and above.
 Develop plans to integrate offline activities into online fundraising campaigns, targeting prospects and donors in an effective, streamlined manner, across multiple channels while focusing on the most important goals each month.
 Collaborate with the Sr. Director of Development in the creation of donor acknowledgement letters, lead letters, and other promotional materials supporting development and fundraising efforts.
 Speak on behalf of Nashville Rescue Mission at churches, corporate meetings, etc. as needed.
 Support the fundraising and financial development goals by leading donors on tours of the Mission as needed.
 Exhibit a working knowledge of Raiserís Edge.
 Participate in regular meetings with the Development Team.
 Maintain and expand the donor database to include management and biographical information for development reporting.
 Attend and provide support for some after-hours events.

Key Attributes:
 Expertise and Excellence - This person will serve as key member of the Development Team responsible for idea generation, strategic planning, and fundraising campaigns with other development leaders.
 Campaign Leadership - This gifted leader will have the natural ability to energize relationships through leading the existing campaign programs and strategically developing new ways of identifying donor/gifts.
 Mature Faith - We are seeking a leader of deep personal faith, in agreement theologically with Nashville Rescue Mission. The right leader will have the ability to think and act decisively with purpose and integrity.
 Implementation Leadership - This person will possess the ability to implement a fundraising strategy and plan for the short and long-term success of the Mission.
 Inspirational Communicator - The Missionís next Director of Major Gifts will need the natural ability to create fully-inspired engagement building internal and external relationships

The successful candidate will have personal warmth that invites trust. She/he should be a spiritually mature Christian who is able to work with a wide range of people. She/he should have a high energy level and a readiness to take on a significant challenge. The purpose of Nashville Rescue Mission should energize this person.

A Bachelorís Degree is required, along with at least five yearsí experience in major gift fundraising. This is a full-time, exempt position. Compensation commensurate with skills and experience and includes benefits.

If you meet these qualifications and would like to be considered for this incredible opportunity, please apply at and attach your resume!

Time:  Full-Time
Salary:  Exempt
Category:  Development

2/5/2018 10:58:09 AM

Job Contact:
LaKecia Hudson
(615) 255-2475

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639 Lafayette St
Nashville , 37203

(615) 255-2475

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