Major Gifts Officer

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 21, 2021
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Major Gifts Officer will manage a portfolio of prospects capable of making leadership and major gift level gifts to the Harvard Art Museums. The MGO will be part of the Institutional Advancement division whose members are passionate, energetic, and collaborative and whose leadership provides professional mentorship and encourages professional growth. Within the Institutional Advancement division, the MGO is a key member of the Individual Giving team and will partner closely with the Chief Development Officer and Director of Individual Giving to strategically build and expand the major gifts pipeline, deepen philanthropic relationships with those in a position to be most generous, and maximize philanthropic achievement. The MGO is responsible for recommending the strategies needed to ensure that each constituent in his/her portfolio will be solicited, annually, in the most appropriate and thoughtful way to ensure maximum results. The MGO will build a pipeline and secure support to further the Museums’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, programs, and activities. Through personal visits and other meaningful interactions, the MGO will help identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and close annual and special gifts at the four, five, and six-figure level as well as to provide stewardship to their donors.