Major Gifts Officer

Girl Effect
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
May 21, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Who We Are 

Girl Effect builds youth brands and mobile platforms to empower girls to change their lives 

We’re a creative non-profit empowering girls to change their lives. Started by the Nike Foundation, we are experts in media, mobile, brand and international development: a unique mix of skills that we use to solve global problems in a different way. 

We work across the world in places where girls are marginalised and vulnerable. We create youth brands and mobile platforms for young people in ways they love and interact with. We deliver these through the media and mobile tech they use every day – from apps that build skills, to TV dramas that explore vital issues, to magazines written by girls. 

Context of the Role 

Girl Effect has big ambitions to deliver significant change for adolescent girls around the world. To achieve our goals, we need to create partnerships with a wide variety of individuals and organizations. 

The role of the Major Gifts Officer is to support our work by raising the funds needed to implement our programs. The Major Gifts Officer will raise the profile of the organization with major gift prospects and build a dynamic pipeline of donors/prospects that are engaged and excited about the organization.

The Major Gifts Officer is also responsible for working with the Board of Directors to ensure the highest level of engagement from members and their networks where appropriate. This includes ensuring the Board of Directors have an understanding of the organization and their role by preparing and developing materials, providing regular updates, etc.

The Major Gifts Officer reports to the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation and will work closely and collaboratively with the CEO, as well as Board members and other external stakeholders.

What You’ll Do 

As our Major Gifts Officer you will design, develop and implement our major gift program. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with new and existing major gift prospects, creating a dynamic pipeline and managing all aspects of the donor journey.

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 Closing date for applications 11 June 2021.

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