The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) seeks a highly skilled, experienced, and results-oriented development professional for the role of Major Gifts Officer. Reporting to the Director of Development and working closely with The Museum’s Executive Director, this position is a key member of The CJM’s Development department, which presently raises approximately $5 million annually and is in the quiet phase of a significant capital, endowment, and legacy campaign.
The Major Gifts Officer’s focus will be on providing strategic leadership in cultivating and soliciting individual donors to grow unrestricted support for The Museum, while promoting opportunities for targeted funding of particular exhibitions, programs, and initiatives. The individual in this role will be responsible the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and prospects capable of making annual gifts of $10,000 or more, as well as re-engaging lapsed donors. The Major Gifts Officer will also work closely with the Development team on major campaign gifts.
The successful individual in this role has talent in identifying and cultivating new donors, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work cross-functionally with various departments to build strategic fundraising plans and solicitations.
Position Title: Major Gifts Officer
Reports To: Director of Development
Status: Regular, Full Time, Exempt
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
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The Contemporary Jewish Museum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, age, marital or domestic partner status, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, The CJM will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.