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Sweetser has opened a brand-new role and is searching for a Major Gifts & Grants Officer! Join our existing team -in partnership with the Public Relations & Advancement Team, this position is responsible for attracting philanthropic support for the organization's operational priorities and assist with strategies for increasing Sweetser's visibility, impact, and financial resources throughout Maine.
The Major Gifts & Grants Officer reports to the Senior Director of Public Relations & Advancement. Ideal candidates will have a track record of cultivating donor relationships, writing and securing grant funding, establishing corporate partnerships and sponsorships, and raising significant resources with strategic and creative development initiatives.
Donor Cultivation & Stewardship
Grant Acquisition & Management
EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree is required; a graduate degree in a related field or business is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the field of nonprofit development, community relations, and grant writing with strong knowledge of best practice fundraising strategies.