Posted: 01/16/2023

As our Major Gifts Officer you will design, develop and implement our major gift program. You’ll be responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with existing major gift prospects, as well as identifying new prospects. An ability to connect with donors and clearly communicate our organization’s mission is key, as you share the joy of giving


  • Excels at building relationships
  • Knowledge and experience in development, communications, and marketing or demonstrated employment history in a related position
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Relations, Communications, and/or Marketing
  • CFRE preferred
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups
  • Excellent writing, communication, organizational, time management skills
  • Must be able to function independently and to be able to seek guidance when necessary
  • Ability to maintain a professional, confidential work environment
  • Knowledge of the local community as well as Pacelli Catholic Schools

REPORTS TO: President of Pacelli Catholic Schools


  • Researches, identifies, and contacts planned and major gift giving prospects.
  • Participate in speaking engagements when necessary
  • Writing correspondences, reports, proposals, and marketing materials as needed
  • Building and maintaining donor relationships
  • Working on and updating the donor database regularly
  • Creating a positive, respectful reputation for the organization
  • Finding potential donors from public and private sectors
  • Design and implement a planned giving program
  • Focusing on 125-150 donors, securing major gifts at the $5,000 to million dollar plus level
  • Create and implement moves management plans
  • Work the PCS Advancement Team to develop an Alumni Program

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Stevens Point, WI 54481: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Fundraising: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)