Gift Officer

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Start date: 2014-10-17T06:20:05.673
Salary period: Annual
Gift Officer - The Seeing Eye, Inc. The Seeing Eye, the world renowned guide dog school in Morristown, New Jersey, is seeking a confident self-starter with a talent for asking for significant donor gifts. The successful job candidate will have the ability to develop innovative ask strategies, build long term relationships with sophisticated donors, and achieve gifts of $5,000 or more. This individual must be a persuasive writer and speaker and possess a demeanor that is welcoming and professional with an evident passion for The Seeing Eye mission. The successful candidate must have a Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university and ten plus years of demonstrated success in soliciting and cultivating gifts, or equivalent experience in sales or other revenue generating positions, as well as strong time management skills, a demonstrated ability to work effectively with others, and proficiency with Microsoft Office 2010 (proficiency with Raisers Edge is also desirable). An experienced traveler is essential for this position as there will be frequent day trips throughout the tri-state area and multi-day trips around North America. Love of large dogs and a sense of humor are a significant plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: Linda Swanson Specialist, Human Resources The Seeing Eye, Inc. P.O. Box 375 Morristown, NJ 07963-0375 644-5398 Fax The Seeing Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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