Major Donor Associate

Jul 15, 2016

Company: Friends of WLRN, Inc.
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Director of Membership
Location: Miami, Florida

To apply: (1) Submit cover letter, (2) resume, (3) at least three professional references who have worked closely with you and can speak of your qualifications for the position.

Email all materials to: Please include “Major Donor Associate” in the subject line.

Responsibilities include

  • Maintain a portfolio of approximately 75-100 major donors, including existing and newly developed donors
  • Correspond with major donors through email, e-blasts and telephone
  • Maintain quality and accuracy of information in major donors database files
  • Maintain a portfolio of prospects and donors through interactions that advance their relationships with Friends of WLRN and lead to progressively larger gifts
  • Develop cultivation and solicitation meetings
  • Develop retention and solicitation strategies
  • Manage the infrastructure of the major giving process
  • Produce progress reports
  • Develop and manage major donors events
  • Implement multi-level major donors benefits and information package  


  • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or related field of study is preferred.
  • 2+ years of major gift and planned giving preferred
  • Process and detail-oriented
  • Considers themselves a strategic, thoughtful and good writer
  • Ability to work on several projects with multiple people simultaneously
  • Knowledge of Allegiance donor database helpful but not required