The Office of Institutional Advancement at Bethel College has an immediate opening for an experienced, energetic, results-oriented individual to serve as Major Gifts Officer.
Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, this successful candidate will be able to identify prospects and their interest in supporting Bethel College for the VPIA and the college President; develop and maintain relationships with donors and potential donors and encourage their continued support; and participate in the Moves Management process of fundraising.
Typical Duties will include:
Identify, cultivate and solicit prospects (donors) including individuals, corporations and foundations for gifts of $5,000 and above.
Manage a portfolio of approximately 100 prospects for major gifts.
Identify, recruit, train, motivate and recognize volunteer leadership for Major Gifts as necessary.
Provide support as needed for the Institutional Advancement Office Capital Projects and Campaigns.
Advise the Alumni/Annual Fund Director on matters of fundraising, volunteer recruitment, Alumni Board of Governors and special events.
Assist the Vice President for Institutional Advancement on matters of major gift prospects.
Develop and Communicate fundraising reports for Moves Management.
Bachelor's degree in related field
Five or more years experience in fund raising
Professional experience in all aspects of development
Bethel College, affiliated with the Missionary Church, is a Christian community of learners dedicated to building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and the world. Bethel provides liberating academic and co-curricular programs to challenge the mind, enlarge the vision and equip the whole person for lifelong service.
In 2022, Bethel College celebrates its 7...5th Anniversary. That threshold is not an insignificant flip of the calendar. It could be a gateway, an appointed time which affects how we work now. Years pass swiftly whether we pay attention or not. Bethel decided to pay attention.
Bethel College prepares its students for their calling and career and to be ambassadors for Christ in the world. Founded in 1947, Bethel is an accredited evangelical Christian college of the arts and sciences. Students graduating from our programs (we offer more than 50 areas of study) have achieved:
Double the national average medical school acceptance rate . . .
100 percent job placement rate in nursing . . .
99 percent job placement rate in music education . . .
President Gregg A, Chenoweth, Ph.D. expects GREATer things for Bethel. The GREATer Agenda: 2014–2018 was launched in March 2014, and focuses on five specific priorities: growth, revival, encore, aesthetics, and testify (GREAT).