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Museum of History & Industry

Major Gifts Officer

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The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for building relationships with individuals and inviting them to make investments in MOHAI’s missions to bridge the past, present, and future through compelling and engaging exhibits and programs. The Major Gifts Officer is a pivotal position on the museum’s Advancement team, working collaboratively with staff across the museum in initiating and growing philanthropy for MOHAI. The Major Gifts Officer matches museum funding priorities and projects with donor interests, builds industry and community partnerships, and provides strategic guidance and support to staff on fundraising projects as assigned and appropriate to the specific job duties. The Major Gifts Officer will manage overall major gift strategy, collaborate with senior staff on all major gift strategies including the Executive Director, Chief Advancement Officer, and Advancement staff and facilitate critical collaboration with MOHAI’s Board of Directors. This position will also manage the creation and launch of a robust planned giving program.

• Seven years of successful development experience (including five years of major gifts experience) with track record in planning and implementing fundraising campaigns, closing gifts and meeting goals.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent development/fundraising certification preferred.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate ideas with enthusiasm to donors, and an ability to effectively match interests of donors to museum needs.
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More Information: mohai.org