Major Gifts Officer - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland


United States
(2014000162)

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Detailed Job Description

The Major Gifts Officer will work with the Foundation development team to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward major and planned gift donors. The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for a portfolio of approximately 100 prospects and will manage and grow the Foundation's current and planned giving program. He or she will work with other development staff and appropriate Board committee members to plan and execute a successful and annual gala event which involves soliciting local businesses and individuals for sponsorship support.  

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum of 3 years fundraising or related experience, preferably at an educational institution.

Experience soliciting, closing and stewarding major gifts.

Demonstrated knowledge of institutional advancement (alumni, community relations, fundraising strategies, planned giving).

Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite applications.

Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes travel to accommodate the needs of the College and Foundation.

Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills, including the ability to anticipate needs and issues.

Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and with attention to accuracy, details and deadlines.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, as are excellent interpersonal skills.  

Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree and/or Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) a plus.

Proficiency with donor database software (Raiser's Edge).  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.

Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.  


AACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or disability. We are committed to the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

Keyword Phrases

  • Institutional Advancement
  • Major Gifts Officer
  • Alumni Associations and Services
  • Development and Fund Raising
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: See Job Description