Major Gifts Officer

Kingdom One is partnered with the San Diego Rescue Mission as they look to add to their team by hiring a Major Gifts Officer.

Vision for this role

At the San Diego Rescue Mission, we are driven by a profound belief in compassion, service, and the transformative power of Jesus’ love. Our mission goes beyond charity; it is a calling to love our neighbors and provide hope and healing to those experiencing homelessness. We are committed to creating a holistic approach to recovery and rehabilitation, ensuring that our programs serve as safe havens for men, women, and children in need.

We are looking for a passionate follower of Jesus, skilled at cultivating and deepening relationships with major donors who is driven by a desire to make a meaningful impact in our community. If you possess the skills to inspire and lead with a servant-heart, build quality relationships, have a strategic mindset and excellent communication skills, then the San Diego Rescue Mission invites you to apply to join our team as the Major Gifts Officer.

As the Major Gifts Officer, you will be an integral part of our Development Team, playing a pivotal role in developing and executing our fundraising strategy. Your primary responsibilities will include cultivating major donor relationships, creating strategies for soliciting major gifts, and collaborating with the Development Team to prioritize funding opportunities.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Will act as a spiritual leader within the Development Team, offering coaching and pastoral support to your teammates.
  • Assists the President, Director of Donor Relations, and fellow Donor Relations Officers in cultivating current and prospective major donors.
  • Manages and builds a donor caseload of 150 major donors with a focus on engaging, retraining and upgrading Mission partners.
  • Will support all donor communications and individual giving efforts.
  • Assist in creating events and experiences to connect with major donors.
  • Play a vital role in building the donor cultivation efforts of the San Diego Rescue Mission.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Always demonstrates a Christ-centered behavior by treating people with dignity, respect, compassion, and integrity.
  • A deep commitment to the mission and values of the San Diego Rescue Mission.
  • A servant-hearted approach to leadership, with a passion for making a positive impact in the community.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in business or related field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in fundraising, development or sales that demonstrates successful donor and/or client cultivation.
  • Exceptional leadership and coaching skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and execute donor cultivation and relationship strategies that drive results.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, both within the organization and with external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Salary Range: $70,000-$75,000 annually


If this sounds like you or something you feel called to, we would love to hear from you!

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