Major Donor Solicitor

Conservative, non-profit media organization based in Reston, VA seeks an experienced Major Donor Solicitor to manage a portfolio of Major Donor prospects. This important position fosters, develops, and maintains relationships with high-level donors, and continually strategizes to identify, cultivate, and solicit prospects capable of making four-, five-, and six-figure contributions.

Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Nationwide travel up to 50% for donor solicitation;
  • Daily telephone calls to prospects;
  • As-needed prospect research;
  • Maintaining accurate donor information through extensive use of Salesforce;
  • Collaboration with support staff on mail merges, thank you letter distribution, and travel requirements.
  • Additionally, attendance of team meetings and ongoing coordination among Solicitor colleagues to ensure shared responsibility of meeting the department budget is a must.
Required Experience & Education: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 3+ years of proven success in managing and growing a Major Donor portfolio within a non-profit environment.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills a must. 
  • Knowledge of Salesforce software.
  • Understanding of, and philosophical identification with the conservative movement is preferred.
Department: 
Development
Job Type: 
Full-time