The Senior Philanthropic Advisor will design, develop, and implement the Foundation’s major gift program and be responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with existing major gift prospects, as well as identifying new prospects. The Senior Philanthropic Advisor will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major donors while fostering an understanding of philanthropy in the community, promoting the organization to maximize public awareness of fundraising activities, and building relationships with donors and potential donors of the Foundation.
A Bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree is desirable. CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) is desirable but not required.
A minimum of 5 years of major gifts leadership experience. Proven major gift fundraising or sales results required. Knowledge of sales or fundraising management principles required. Experience in the development and implementation of a broad-based fundraising program including personally initiating, cultivating, and successfully closing major gifts (major gift minimum of $10,000). Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development.
Compensation will be based on qualifications with an anticipated annual salary range of $57,000 to $60,000 plus car allowance. AAF offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, long/short term disability, group term life insurance; retirement plan; paid time off; paid holidays; plus, wellness benefits.
Founded in 1957, the Amarillo Area Foundation is the only community foundation serving the upper 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Our mission is to improve quality of life for Texas Panhandle residents through the core values of integrity, respect, collaboration, and innovation.
The Amarillo Area Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.