* Remote Eligible*
The Major Gift Officer (MGO) manages and grows a portfolio of
funders with the capacity to give major and transformational gifts.
The position involves research, cultivation, soliciting and
stewarding of major gifts and planned gifts in support of UNOS
strategic aims. This position represents UNOS in a variety of
settings both independently and with other staff. This position
requires frequent travel of up to 60%.
Analyzes the current major gift portfolio and develops
strategies for maximizing Return on Investment.
Coordinates closely with UNOS Community Affairs &
Philanthropy Department for the implementation of shared goals in
sustained giving, planned giving, corporate and foundation
relations, and grants, when applicable.
Develops and contributes to the achievement of department and
organizational goals and objectives and adheres to department
policies, procedures, quality and privacy standards.
Develops moves management plans for prospective funders,
strategies for engaging with all constituents, and a stewardship
program for UNOS’ most generous and loyal supporters including
awards, recognition, and naming opportunities.
Identifies funding opportunities and develops cases for
Implements a robust referral and prospect identification
Manages a personal portfolio of up to 100 qualified prospects
and active funders.
Observes and uses established UNOS Philanthropy policies and
operating procedures, including, regular, timely and accurate
recording of activities and moves management in Raiser’s Edge
Performs other duties as assigned.
5+ years of fundraising, philanthropy or other related
Proven track record in soliciting and closing five, six and
seven figure single and multi-year contributions.
Healthcare-related fundraising experience strongly
Demonstrated knowledge of principles and techniques of
development/fundraising, including major gift, corporate and/or
Exceptional analytical, written and verbal communication skills
and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse
Additional Skills & Qualifications
Strong public speaking skills strongly desired.
Evidence of strong organizational skills and attention to
Self-starter with ability to multi-task.
Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT, and
Financial literacy strongly preferred.
4-year degree in philanthropy, public relations, journalism,
communications, business or related field of study, or equivalent
work experience. Advanced degree highly desired.
General office demands
Overnight travel required