Senior Program Manager, Major Gifts

Minnesota Historical Society

| St. Paul, MN | January 3, 2019

LOCATION: Minnesota History Center,
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.,
St Paul, MN 55102-1906

SALARY: $5,415.00 monthly minimum

STATUS & HRS: FT, regular (2,088 annual hrs) position.

CLASSIFICATION: Development Professional Level 4

HIRING MANAGER: Director, Development & Membership

POSTING DATE: January 2, 2019

DEADLINE DATE: January 18, 2019

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.

DESCRIPTION:

The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants to direct the MNHS’s major gifts team and to personally secure major current and planned gifts from individual donors for the Annual Fund, special projects, and endowment.

SUMMARY OF WORK:

1) manage MNHS’s major gifts team and provide some work direction to Annual Fund and Operations staff members as necessary; 2) manage 75 to 100 individual prospects considered likely candidates for a $25,000+ gift within four years of being assigned; 3) provide leadership to the MNHS’s stewardship programs; and 4) working with program staff, provide leadership to any special campaigns arising from MNHS strategic priorities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field plus eight years experience of successful major gifts work in a related non-profit environment OR an advanced degree plus six years experience of successful major gifts work in a related non-profit environment or equivalent.
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Supervisory experience.
• Computer literacy.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated effectiveness working with donors.
• Experience supervising development professionals, including portfolio development and goal setting.
• Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to fund-raising.
• Knowledge of the current trends in fund-raising activity.
• Outstanding ability to cultivate relationships and strong personal solicitation skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team while independently carrying out institutional objectives.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Should you have questions with the application process, email humanresources@mnhs.org or call MNHS Job Line at 651-259-3181. Applicants offered employment are subject to passing a background check as a condition of employment. EEO

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