Distinguished Gifts Manager

Company: Children's Home Society of Florida

URL: http://chsfl.org

Contact Person: [email protected]

Application Deadline: September 8, 2018


The Distinguished Gifts Manager will manage the efforts to increase revenue generation with a dedicated focus on major gifts as well as building a donor-centric culture. Overall, the Distinguished Gifts Manager contributes to the CHS high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that keep CHS as the premier provider of child, family and behavioral health support services.

Identify, cultivate and advance prospective donors to secure major gifts through donor relations, giving campaigns, corporate support, and foundations.

Build relationships with volunteers, board members, corporate representatives, foundations and current and prospective donors
Secure a minimum of $300,000 – to $750,000+ in major gifts annually.
Hold a minimum of 150 face-to-face visits with gift prospects.
Direct the stewardship of major gift donors.
Contribute to an engaging, positive work environment.

Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and education, as well as the quality management process
Comply with CHS policies, procedures, code of conduct, contracts and other legal obligations.
Assist with training other team members and providing back up when necessary.
Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned from time to time.
Demonstrate the CHS Common Bond Values in the performance of all job duties


Relationship building, interpersonal, individual and group motivation
Planning, project management, organization and time management
Oral and written communication, including presentation and platform
Collaboration and teamwork, consulting and facilitation, coaching and mentoring
Computer-based information systems and software, including Word, Excel and Outlook
Build and cultivate relationships and networks, inside and outside the organization
Take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Perform under strong demands in fast-paced, diverse, sometimes ambiguous environment
Maintain professional boundaries and handle confidential information appropriately
Handle highly stressful and sensitive situations in a professional manner

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Philanthropy or related degree from an accredited university
Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Three years of proven experience securing $100,000+ gifts or equivalent fundraising in a related field
Experience with planned giving databases, preferred

How to Apply

Apply online at chsfl.org/careers

Job Originally Posted on: Thursday, August 23, 2018