The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for planning and implementing a major gift fundraising program to secure funding for the mission driven work of UtahPresents. The MGO works closely with the Executive Director on establishing, building, and maintaining donor relationships through face to face interactions. Additionally, as part of the external relations team, the Major Gifts Officer works collaboratively to support other functions which contribute to the overall mission of UtahPresents.
UtahPresents is a mission-driven, non-profit, campus-based arts presenter located at the University of Utah with a focus on bringing diverse artistic and cultural experiences to the campus and the region. As stewards of the iconic Kingsbury Hall, UtahPresents provides a valuable gathering space for community events and campus partners. UtahPresents values individuals who can actively contribute to the diversity of viewpoints, cultural background experiences, and expertise of our staff.
Sample of Job Responsibilities:
Manage Major Gifts and larger individual gifts
Research and develop plans and strategies for major gifts, including planned giving
In collaboration with the Executive director, develop proposals, gift agreements and make direct asks to donors
Manage the levelUP program
Manage the Corporate Sponsorship program
Plan and manage the relevant development income goals and expense budgets in cooperation with Campaign Manager
Ensure fundraising efforts are donor centric, including continuing education in fundraising best practices
In collaboration with the Campaign Manager and Event Manager, plan and manage UtahPresents special donor/sponsor events
In collaboration with the Executive Director, manage Advisory Board activities
Represent UtahPresents at appropriate University of Utah and community activities and committees
Attend appropriate events/performances
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring range does not include excellent benefits package. Paid time off, health and dental insurance, robust retirement plans, and additional offerings. See https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/ for more details.
Internal Number: PRN27584B
About UtahPresents/University of Utah
UtahPresents is the multi-disciplinary, campus based, non-profit, performing arts presenter based at the University of Utah. UtahPresents also oversees and manages the historic Kingsbury Hall located on campus.