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Major Gifts Officer - Child Mind Institute Bachelor's Degree Job

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Job Summary

Child Mind Institute is seeking a high-achieving, creative and entrepreneurial Major Gifts Officer to grow the individual philanthropic goals of the organization. This individual will work with the Director of Corporate Partnerships and West Coast Giving to create and implement a long-term growth plan for individual and major giving on the west coast, which includes building a grateful patient program. This position will be responsible for the oversight of donor pipelines, devising strategies for identifying and cultivating prospective donors, briefing and solicitations, and stewardship. This individual will maintain his/her own portfolio of donors as well as support the solicitation efforts of key organization leaders and volunteer solicitors. This position will work closely with the Director and development team on other major initiatives including data management, grassroots and digital fundraising campaigns, supporting the Advisory Council and special events.

Reports To

The position reports to the Director of Corporate Partnerships and West Coast Giving and will also work with members of the board of directors and executive leadership, including the President. This is a full-time, exempt position located in our west coast office.

The Child Mind Institute is proud to be named a Great Place to Work-Certified company! Our competitive compensation and benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) with match, flexible work schedules, paid parental leave, dependent care and discounted tickets and entertainment perks program.


  • Plan and execute all aspects of Child Mind Institute’s west coast annual giving program to meet fundraising goals.
  • Implement a cultivation plan to keep donors and prospects interested and engaged.
  • Collaborate on the strategy of grassroots fundraising/direct mail and online solicitation projects as well as other digital marketing efforts.
  • Actively manage existing donor pipelines through moves management systems and oversee portfolio structure for key organization leadership.
  • Identify new prospects, develop giving profiles and strategies for engagement.
  • Manage individual prospect research and execute systems to prioritize the identification and cultivation of prospects.
  • Ensure all transactions related to the annual giving are accurately documented and tracked in Salesforce.
  • Collaborate with appropriate development staff to prepare for donor meetings, including developing meeting briefings and presentations, ensuring organizational leadership involved in pitch are prepared.
  • Maintain a portfolio of existing and prospective donors.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Corporate Partnerships and West Coast Giving on $15 million West Coast Campaign.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • A minimum of eight years development/fundraising experience including individual giving and major gifts.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Seasoned and strategic knowledge of donor/database management; proficiency in Salesforces desirable.
  • Superb time management; ability to handle multiple tasks, adhere to deadlines and work well under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Creative, resourceful with roll up your sleeve mentality; entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Solid computer skills: proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Passion for the Child Mind Institute mission.

How to Apply

Please upload your cover letter and resume here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371b930b-70df-4a87-aa90-9681315857cd&sid=Y2hpbGRtaW5k&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter during the application process.

The Child Mind Institute is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment based on race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual orientation; national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the United States is authorized under federal law [Vehicle Code section 12801.9]); ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age (40 and over), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

Child Mind Institute


Company Description
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we're helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry.