The Seeing Eye, the world's oldest organization devoted to
breeding, raising and training dogs to work as guides for blind
people, has an opportunity available for a Gift Officer at its main
campus in Morristown, New Jersey. Reporting to the Director
of Donor & Public Relations, the successful candidate will be
responsible for cultivating and securing gifts of $5,000 and above
from prospective and current donors.
Candidate should have ten or more years of experience in gift
cultivation and solicitation. Ideal experience will show
evidence of one's professional growth through roles of increasing
responsibility and accomplishments in those roles which
consistently met or exceeded goals and expectations.
Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills,
well-honed communication skills as reflected in their writing and
ability to speak in public forums, the ability to build enduring
relationships between donors and The Seeing Eye, a high degree of
self-initiative, strong time management skills and commitment to
team success. Candidates should be experienced users of
Microsoft Office with proficiency as a Raisers Edge user
desirable. The position involves day-trip travel for donor
visits throughout NY/NJ/CT/PA and will require some multi-day
travel trips, mostly within the U.S.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, including
salary requirements, and resume.
Location/Region: Morristown, NJ (07960)