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JOB POSTING: Major Gifts Officer

December 13, 2010

Major Gifts Officer - The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of approximately 150 individual donor prospects who are considered to have the potential of making significant gifts ($50,000 and above) to Beloit College.  The Major Gifts Officer reports directly to the Director of Major Gifts and Capital Support and works closely with staff and volunteers to identify donor prospects and works to fulfill their giving potential.

Bachelor's degree required, preferably from a liberal arts college.  Familiarity with and passionate commitment to the distinctive mission and values of a residential, liberal arts College; familiarity with and passionate commitment to Beloit College especially valuable.  Gift solicitation experience with nonprofit organizations or similar experience in sales and marketing required along with strong organizational abilities with attention to detail and follow-through.  Travel, evening, and weekend work required.  

Submit letter of application, resume, and the contact information of three references to: Major Gifts Officer Search, Beloit College, Office of External Affairs, 700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511.  Applications may also be submitted electronically in Word format to:  Please reference “MGO Position” in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Additional information can be obtained by visiting our web site at

Beloit College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity, and urges all interested individuals to apply.

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