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Gift Officer - Major Gifts

Freestore Foodbank
Cincinnati, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Essential Job Functions

  • Identify, qualify, solicit, close and steward outright and planned gifts from high net-worth individuals through visits and other forms of direct personal contact
  • Execute moves management approach to the portfolio and a custom strategy for each donor to develop approaches to generate new and higher levels of giving
  • Enlist senior management, volunteers, and board members in the cultivation and solicitation of donors and prospects that integrates into the overall department goals and plans
  • Promote and close complex sales such as campaign, endowment and sponsorship gifts
  • Collaborate with the Database Manager and other staff members to analyze portfolios, strategize upgrades and establish goals for outright and planned giving
  • Coordinate cultivation, recognition, and stewardship activities, as needed, with other staff members
  • Develop customized communications for donors and supporters in order to deepen their understanding and support of Freestore Foodbank’s mission
  • Meet annual goals for personal visits, solicitation proposals developed and secured, and planned gift asks
  • Monitor and report relationship management activity using constituent relationship management system (Raiser’s Edge) including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospective and current major donors
  • Assist in short and long range planning activities to support and implement fundraising goals and objectives

Additional Responsibilities

·         Independently maintain a schedule to support 150+ relationships

·         Represent the organization externally, providing consistent and positive customer service



Bachelor’s Degree in related field with Master’s Degree preferred

Company Description
Freestore Foodbank is one of Ohio’s largest food banks. We distribute 27 million meals annually through a network of 400 community partners serving 20 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Our mission is to provide food and services, create stability, and further self-reliance for people in crisis.

Freestore Foodbank


Cincinnati, OH


Non Profit