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Consultant: Major Gift Officer/Fundraiser and Grant Writer

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Nov 30, 2022

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, a 501c3, is seeking a part-time major gift officer and grant writer to raise money for nuclear medicine research for the Mars Shot Fund: Mars Shot ( for $100 million campaign


Needs include prospecting, identifying, cultivating donors, writing grant applications, working with a committee.


Experience:  Five years of experience in non-profit fundraising, grant writing, and/or implementing a major gift program and securing six and seven figure gifts. Familiarity with science is a plus.

Skills:  Superior written communication. Excellent organizational skills with capability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines with minimal oversight. Proficiency in MS Word MS Excel required.

Education:  Bachelor or graduate degree.

Other:  Experience in giving presentations helpful. 

  • Prepare and submit grant proposals within funder-specified and organizationally set timelines.
  • Coordinate with organization managers and staff to gather information for proposals and reports, including budget/expense information; assist in creating grant budgets and expense reports.
  • Track current grantors to assure compliance with reporting requirements, new deadlines, priority updates, etc.
  • Proactively research new public and private grant funding opportunities for programmatic and project priorities to assist in fully funding organization’s operating and capital budgets.
  • Maintain relationships with funders and prospective funders by providing stewardship of grant gifts; inviting to special events and programmatic functions; keeping them abreast of major organizational changes; and assisting in periodic check-ins over the grant year.
  • Coordinate meetings and site visits with individuals and grantors; assist in visits.
  • Stay current with grant funding trends, as well as the broader philanthropic community, to inform proposal writing and major gift cultivation.
  • Serve as a primary organization editor and copy writer for newsletters, flyers, blog posts and other written content
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines. Ability to develop long-term plans, set objectives, and track progress towards achieving objectives. Familiarity with moves management preferred.
  • Personal initiative, curiosity about people, a sense of humor and a strong team-oriented style.
  • Occasional weekend and evening assignments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.


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