Zero Abuse Project, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children from abuse and sexual assault, seeks a part-time fundraising contractor to secure major gifts.
Identify, cultivate, and steward annual donors and solicit multi-year pledges
Conduct research to identify major gift prospects. Develop and execute solicitation strategies for each assigned prospect, ensuring regular and systematic contact.
Work closely with CEO, Director of Development and Board Members to engage new stakeholders and donors
Assist the organization in creating, organizing, and implementing fundraising campaigns
Provide CEO and Board of Directors support for donor visit acquisition and solicitation
Identify potential donor testimonials for highlighting on website and in newsletters, grants, and promotional/fundraising videos
Meet or exceed strategic goals, routinely reporting on progress
Assist with organizational events and sponsorships with specific fundraising goals
Major Gifts Officer reports to the CEO.
BA (required), MA (a plus)
5+ years’ experience in development
Experience leading successful fundraising strategies for a mission-driven organization
Proven track record of achieving fundraising targets and goals
Proven experience in working a major gift from start to close
Demonstrated track record at the major giving level
Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
Awareness of and adherence to AFP Code of Ethical Standards
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Zero Abuse Project
Zero Abuse Project (ZAP), a 501(c) 3 corporation based in Minnesota, was created in 2018 to protect children from abuse and sexual assault, and works to engage people and resources through a trauma-informed approach of education, research, advocacy, and advanced technology. Our objectives include equipping multi-disciplinary teams and other professionals with the skills to identify abuse, intervene for children's safety, secure justice, and build resiliency; to surround survivors of abuse and families of the missing with tools to rebuild their lives, reclaim their autonomy, and create a future on their terms; to promote evidence-based research that advances child protection, and; to advocate policies that create and sustain a culture of prevention, disclosure, accountability, and healing.