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Chief Development Officer for Planned Giving

Organization: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date Posted: 3/31/2017
City: New York
Location: New York
Country: United States
Primary Category: Non-Profit
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Master's
Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Description & Details

General Description

The Deputy Chief Development Officer for Planned Giving is a senior member of the Development team overseeing all aspects of a comprehensive planned giving program, including identifying, cultivating, and tracking prospects; designing strategy and marketing for planned giving concepts; drafting planned giving proposals; soliciting and stewarding planned giving donors; working with and training the Trustee Planned Giving liasion, the Major Gift Committee, curators and volunteers; coordinating planned giving events; and working as an integral part of the campaign staff.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

·       Manage a robust portfolio of planned giving donors and prospects

·       Write and help execute planned giving marketing collateral for brochures, newsletters, and donor and member literature

·       Maintain completed planned gifts and steward planned giving donors as well as developing a portfolio of prospects and donors

·       Draft planned giving proposals

·       Devise and implement systems for cultivation, stewardship, and prospect and donor tracking on donor database

·       Oversee a staff of two

Requirements and Qualifications

·       Knowledge of specific deferred gift vehicles and tax implications of outright and deferred gifts required

·       10 or more years of experience in Planned Giving preferred

·       Ability to interact with legal and financial professionals, donors and other fundraising staff required

·       Ability to establish necessary rapport and work well with high-level donors and trustees required

·       Ability to work well as part of a team required

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

·       Strong analytical and computer skills required

·       Master’s Degree required, JD preferred

Previous experience with PC Calc and some knowledge of donor database preferred

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Please use the following subject in the email subject line: "Dept-Development-Chief Development Officer of Planned Giving

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