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Major Gifts Associate

American Red Cross | Pasadena CA 91105 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/10/2013

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Major Gifts Associate

The American Red Cross depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. We participate in many donor-focused fundraising activities including identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding of top corporate and foundation partners, as well as with individual donors across the country. The funds we receive provide unrestricted support to our Chapters, helping us fulfill our mission to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies in our communities.

We are currently seeking a Major Gifts Associate to work in our Pasadena, CA offices. This is a full time position working 40 hours a week.

The Major Gifts Associate will support the work of 3-4 Major Gifts Officers in the Region as well as maintain a personal portfolio of major gift donors. Sixty percent of the Associate’s time will be spent supporting these MGOs in reaching their annual fundraising goals. The remaining forty percent will be spent identifying, engaging, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding current and prospective donors to meet the Associate’s annual revenue target. The Associate will serve as the main point of contact for these assigned donors to help deepen their relationship and increase their support for the American Red Cross.

Education: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) required.

Experience: Minimum one year experience in a fundraising or sales environment required. Experience with donor database management and systems highly desirable.

Related Skills: Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences. Excellent verbal and written skills, including strict attention to detail. Strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills. A team player committed to developing and working within a collaborative environment and to ensuring the highest customer service orientation. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and perform under tight deadlines. Knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

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Location Pasadena, CA, 91105, United States
Categories Employment/Job-related, Foundation/Grant-making/Philanthropy/Volunteerism, Public Safety/Disaster Preparedness and Relief
Function Development/Fundraising
Experience Years 1 yrs
Visa Sponsorship Do not sponsor.
Pref Degree Bachelors

Location Maptop

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Job Code 28206