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Leadership Giving Officer
Pratt Institute: Non Academic: Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Jul 12, 2021
Of course you’re ambitious, want something else in your next career step, and believe in the power of philanthropy. You’re looking for new energy from your colleagues, and a true dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your own work and workplace culture. If you are interested in serving as a Leadership Giving Officer and have three or more years of experience, including experience qualifying and building a robust pipeline of major gift prospects, and the ability to see and understand fundraising goals and objectives, we at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, would like to hear from you. We are currently searching for three Leadership Giving Officers to join our Institutional Advancement team.
With a 134-year history of welcoming people for who and what they are, Pratt’s world-class higher education in the arts, design, architecture, and information boasts 60,000 alumni and 4,800 current students who are creating and beautifying around and for the planet. Come be a part of Pratt’s next chapter as we launch into a comprehensive campaign, with you as a valued and critical part of our Pratt Institutional Advancement Team.
Key Essential Duties include the following:
- Qualify, cultivate and solicit Pratt alumni and friends capable of making Leadership gifts to The Fund for Pratt of $1,000+
- Create and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies to meet visit and revenue goals
- Engage faculty, Deans and other academic staff in the cultivation and solicitation process of Leadership Society gifts
- Consult with Donor Relations to develop ways to thank, recognize, and steward Leadership Society donors with an eye on retention
Education: High School Diploma required. Associate’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience: Three years of experience in fundraising.
- Excellent research, writing and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to understand and articulate the accomplishments and goals of complex organizations.
- Sound judgment skills necessary for interacting with donor prospects, trustees, faculty and staff.
- Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or similar database system preferred.
- An understanding of the important role of diversity, equity, and inclusion to institutional advancement.
Other: Travel and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends are required.
Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.