The Major and Planned Giving Officer is responsible for identifying and securing local and regional major and planned gifts and grants in support of the NET Foundations primarily by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewardship of major donors and planned gifts. High level candidates will: Develop and implement a solicitation strategy for each donor and each prospect. Prepare written proposals, informational materials, endowment agreements, and gift illustrations. Maintains working knowledge of current planned gift instruments and develop materials and strategies that support planned gift fundraising. Assist the Director of Major and Planned Giving and the Chief Strategy Officer in department activities to attain foundation goals as well as participate in organization planning and development.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, communication, sales or related field plus three (3) years' experience non-profit fundraising or development or sales. Work history will demonstrate knowledge of marketing, development, and project management. Skill and ability to promote and sell the benefits of investing in NET and public broadcasting to individuals with the capacity to give a major gift. Ability to work with diverse constituencies. Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communications skills essential. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.
Ideal candidate will have experience in public broadcasting and familiarity of donor management software.
Posted Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 70131
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.