KEES has been exclusively retained by the American Enterprise Institute in its search for a Major Gifts Officer.
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a dynamic, non-partisan public policy think tank based in Washington, DC. AEI is seeking a results-oriented, entrepreneurial Major Gifts Officer with a long-standing interest in policy matters to add to the strength of its accomplished development team. The ideal candidate has a track record with external relationship building, solicitation, and strategy development. Preference is given for a candidate in greater Washington DC or on the East Coast, but qualified candidates residing in other locations close to a major metropolitan airport are also encouraged to apply.
AEI is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances. AEI actively seeks and encourages engagement with those who hold different points of view and come from diverse backgrounds.
This position offers a competitive salary with strong benefits.
To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.
This search is being managed by Laura Weinman, Vice President, and Christine Eddy, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to email@example.com.
KEES (formerly Alford Executive Search) is a nonprofit executive search firm that buildsdiverse teams and dynamic leaders in the nonprofit and public entity sectors. A woman owned and operated firm, KEES offers a full array of nonprofit consulting services including executive search, leadership development, interim staffing, and HR support. For more information, please visit www.kees2success.com.
About the American Enterprise Institute
Founded more than 80 years ago, AEI’s community of scholars and supporters is committed to expanding liberty, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening free enterprise. AEI is dedicated to tackling the nation’s greatest challenges and produces work that bolsters innovation, strengthens communities, defends our nation’s founding values, and revitalizes our country’s leadership role in the world. To learn more, please visit www.AEI.org.
Specific Requirements Include:
Demonstrated interest in public policy issues and AEI’s mission.
A minimum of five years of focused major gifts work or in a public policy or advocacy role or in a profession focusing on management of high-net-worth decision makers and influencers. Will also consider comparable experience in other relationship-driven professions.
Proven interpersonal and communication skills, with the aptitude to relate to individuals and groups diplomatically and tactfully.
An independent thinker who is willing to forge their own path and adapt to a meritocratic culture.
Ability to keep an open mind and to guide discussion and debate in a nonpartisan environment.
Willingness and capability to travel regionally or nationally.
Career track record that shows stability with an organization and capacity to develop and nurture relationships culminating in overall success.
About American Enterprise Institute
KEES is a retained executive search and consulting firm that builds transformative teams and leaders. Founded in 2013 as an expansion of Alford Executive Search, KEES partners specifically with nonprofit organizations to provide an array of search, leadership, interim staffing and human resources support. For more information, please visit www.kees2success.com.
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