Miami Dade College is now accepting applications for the Development Officer, MDC Foundation position. The Development Officer reports to the Senior Director of Development and provides direction for the fundraising efforts for a particular academic area or discipline of the College. Responsible for raising philanthropic resources to further the College’s mission.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works directly with the campus development officers and deans/faculty to develop new approaches to prospective donors and coordinates these contacts to initiate the cultivation/fundraising process
Maintains a portfolio of at least 100 prospects for gifts of $10,000 and higher
Maintains an active understanding of the programs to which assigned and translates those programs to opportunities for donor support. Also maintains broad understanding of the College as a whole
Conducts 15-20 face-to-face meetings per month with prospects for purposes of discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
Prepares written gift proposals for prospects
Makes recommendations for gift restrictions and decides about naming opportunities
Prepares gift agreements for new gifts, as required
Bachelor’s degree in business, public relations, marketing, or related field and seven (7) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing, academic environment or related field. At least two (2) years of major gift fundraising or upper-level annual fund work, or new client development is required with demonstrated record of accomplishment.
To learn more about this and other employment opportunities with Miami Dade College, please visit us at www.mdc.edu/jobs.