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The Director, Major Gifts is the primary major gift fundraiser, working in partnership with the Executive Director (ED) and Vice President, Major Gifts, to strengthen and grow the Chapter’s Advancement program and meet assigned financial goals. The Director guides major gift fundraising strategy, execution and management for the Chapter. The Director is responsible for establishing and managing long-term relationships to secure major outright gifts from individuals and foundations and guide major donor stewardship activity in support of the LLS mission and funding priorities.
The Director, Major Gifts is charged with developing meaningful and sustainable relationships and implementing strategies for securing financial support from an active portfolio of donors and prospects, as well as work with the Executive Director and Vice President, Major Gifts to advance Chapter major gift prospects in their portfolios. The position is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding major and planned gifts to meet (and surpass) annually established metric goals.
Reports to: Executive Director
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