Ashbrook is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Officer (MGO) responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts. The successful candidate would manage a growth portfolio of individual donors, major donor prospects, and foundations located nationally with some regional concentration in Texas, California, and the Southwest. The primary purpose of the MGO is to secure funds for Ashbrook by qualifying donors, fulfilling their philanthropic interests and passions, by providing them with giving opportunities, encouraging them to give, and assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to Ashbrook and are upgraded in their support and involvement. The MGO would be expected to conduct regular personal meetings with donors and donor prospects and make solicitations, employing an effective moves management strategy, and having exhibited in the past success securing gifts in the five and six-figure range. Ideally, a successful candidate would work out of a virtual office, with a passion for travel, and willingness to attend meetings at the Ashbrook Center Headquarters, at Ashland University (OH) as needed.
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