Major Gift Officer for the School of Professions - #495449

SUNY Buffalo State


Date: 10/14/2021 15:31 PM

City: Buffalo, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

The Office of Institutional Advancement at State University of New York College at Buffalo, seeks a Major Gift Officer. This role serves as one of the primary advancement professionals supporting the strategic growth and securing philanthropic support for the College’s highest priorities. The Major Gift Officer will work closely with academic and administrative partners to identify funding priorities that align with their assigned donor philanthropic priorities. The Major Gift Officer’s primary responsibility is to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward gift prospects and donors capable of making gifts of five and six figures, including those in early stage cultivation and/or with whom the college has little to no relationship
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree

Significant fundraising or equivalent development experience, that includes personal solicitation; excellent written and oral communication skills; negotiation skills; proven success in goal achievement

Ability to travel up to 50% of the time, including local and regional visits, and work evenings and occasional weekends
Preferred Qualifications
Experience using the Raiser’s Edge NXT database.

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