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Company / Organization: The Dallas Foundation
Position Title: Gift Development Officer
Job Location: Dallas, TX
Application Deadline: Not Specified
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Title: Gift Development Officer

Department: Development

The Dallas Foundation


Reports to: Senior Director of Development

Category: Exempt; Full-time

The primary objective is to develop current and long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of the donor’s interest, passion and values in generating major and legacy gifts.

This valuable member of the team will report directly to the Senior Director of Development and work in a leadership role to enhance The Foundation’s strategic objectives for resource development with a focus on major gifts, legacy giving and a strong commitment to donor stewardship.


Work closely with the Director of Donor Services to build relationships with current donor-advised fund holders to secure new legacy gift commitments

Work individually with professional advisors as needed while responding promptly and accurately to

requests for information about Foundation services

Provide stewardship of current legacy donors

Assist in creation, integration and implementation of intermediate and long-term strategies for major and legacy gifts

Meet quality contact goals for both prospects and professional advisors

Attend meetings and give presentations to current and potential donors

Assist in development and monitoring of departmental budget

Assist in the marketing and communication efforts with donors and potential donors through all Foundation platforms

Participation in professional development programs of the community foundation field on a regular basis and attend local professional advisor functions

Represent the Foundation at a variety of community events

Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the Senior Director of Development or President as need dictates

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Highly organized, able to multi-task and track multiple projects

Self-starter with a heightened sense of initiative

Superb customer service

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish effective relationships with both internal and external audiences

Excellent time management and attention to detail

Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office, accounting and database systems


Education Requirement:

Bachelor's degree in Business, or related field from four-year College or university required. At least 5-10 years related experience.



Gabriela Norton


214-741-9848 fax

Minimum Qualifications:
Date Posted: 10/26/2016