Salary Range: $110,000-$140,000 annually
Benefits (The Good Stuff)
Exempt (Salary): 3 WKS+ Vacation
12 Paid Holidays
12 PTO Paid Days
Competitive Health Benefits
Wellness Program Reimbursements up to
Long Term Disability at NO COST
Life Insurance & AD&D 2X Annual Salary at NO
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement Plan UP TO 6% Employer
Free Monthly Transit Card
*Vacation amounts may vary based on roles, schedules, and
years of service
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United Way Miami, Inc. is hiring for a Vice
President Major and Planned Gifts to join our team.
As Vice President Major and Planned
Gifts is responsible for providing leadership,
strategy, planning, and guidance for the comprehensive major gift
fundraising efforts and day-to-day management for all major gift
programs including planned giving and endowment building.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manage all aspects of United Way’s Major Gifts fundraising,
Tocqueville Society Giving Community, Million Dollar Roundtable,
and Planned Giving/Endowment initiatives, including strategic
planning, implementation, research and prospecting, solicitation
process, stewarding, and donor relations.
- Provide strong, strategic leadership on all major gift and
planned giving initiatives and set new, ambitious, but attainable
goals, leading the major gifts team in efforts to increase the
numbers and size of major gifts significantly.
- Create a strategy for reengaging lapsed major gift/Tocqueville
Society donors, focusing on the Million Dollar Roundtable.
- Ensure goals set for Tocqueville Society membership, Major
Gifts, and Planned Giving are reached or surpassed by Identifying,
cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts and pledges from an
active portfolio of key major gift prospects; maintaining and
managing a personal portfolio of prospects at all times.
- Grow major gifts pipeline by working with internal partners to
cultivate workplace campaign prospects and utilizing signature
events for cultivation and acknowledgment opportunities.
- Guide teams in enhancing their portfolios and measuring their
progress by implementing moves management protocols that track
research, prospecting, and solicitation of individual major gift
- Oversee successful implementation of donor relations plan to
include new benefits for Tocqueville Society members based on their
level of giving, recognition, acknowledgment, event, travel, and
other retention strategies.
- Create a standard process for stewarding major gifts from the
onset of the solicitation.
- Supervise Tocqueville Society and Women of Tocqueville events
strategy and execution to engage existing donors and secure new
donors at the $10,000 and above level.
- Manage planning of annual Tocqueville Society event, working
with volunteer award selection team and UWM events team to execute
event honoring donor with TS Award for Outstanding
- Work with TS staff, marketing team, and business solutions team
to create content for, design, produce, and deliver Red Book
featuring top UWM donors.
- Provide vision and direction for building and launching a new
Planned Giving/Endowment campaign. Lead staff, as appropriate, in
securing legacy gifts from existing donors while creating a culture
of legacy giving for new donors and prospects.
- Build mutually beneficial relationships with Professional
Advisors Committee, providing them with educational opportunities
to gain CFE credit while providing them information on UWM programs
and services that they can share with their clients to secure major
and planned gifts for UWM
- Raise dollars for key initiatives including the Center for
Excellence in Early Education/Early Head Start partnership, Center
for Financial Stability, and Mission United.
- Serves as a member of the UWM leadership team and actively
participates in making strategic decisions, which advances the
mission, vision, and short and long-term goals of UWM.
- Provide key support to the Senior Vice President of Development
- Responsible for supervising subordinate employees, which
includes training, developing, measuring performance, disciplining,
and directing tasks. Has authority to hire, transfer,
promote, compensate, or terminate subordinate employees or
recommend such actions.
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s
degree required. Master’s preferred or equivalent
Experience Requirements: Five
years of experience in individual fundraising.
Requirements: EXCELS AT CUSTOMER
SERVICE – Serves (treats)
all customers (internal and external) with utmost respect and
responsiveness to deepen relationships and advance UWMD’s
Technology Requirements: Internet
Explorer, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Andar. Takes the
responsibility to learn & use technology to increase
productivity and keeps technical skills up to date. Maintains
accurate and current data files.
Knowledge/Skills: Must be a results-driven
self-starter; possess excellent oral and written communication
skills with the ability to negotiate; ability to provide leadership
and strategic perspective. Strong customer service, management, and
development skills required; ability to engage in public speaking.
The Spanish language is not a requirement, but helpful.
Career growth: We encourage you to
grow by providing formal and informal development programs,
coaching, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions,
take chances, and explore the possible.
UWM is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free
workplace, please visit our Career site homepage to view our EEO
statement and Drug-Free policy.