Sample Major Gift Officer Resume

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Richard Beach
3256 Scott Street
New York, NY 10005

Job Objective Seeking long-term Major Gift Officer Position in which my professional experiences and special qualifications will help encourage the growth of both my organization and myself.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in solicitation of foundation, corporate and individual donors
  • Huge knowledge of grant writing and major gifts
  • Skilled at soliciting and obtaining large gifts, as well as event planning
  • Wide knowledge of the utilization of information systems to support fund raising activities
  • Ability to effectively represent an organization to external audiences
  • Ability to manage financial records and travel frequently

Professional Experience:

Major Gift Officer
League of Conservation Voters, New York, NY
August 2005 – Present

  • Handled portfolio of high net worth donors and prospects.
  • Established individual donor strategies.
  • Assisted Senior Director of Major Gifts.
  • Formulated donor correspondence and maintained records.
  • Coordinated with internal business units.

Major Gift Officer
Amherst, New York, NY
May 2000 – July 2005

  • Established pool of 100-125 C-K prospects.
  • Developed routine and managed gift proposals.
  • Managed donor prospect contacts.
  • Formulated correspondence, case statements and proposals.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management
Providence College, Providence, RI

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