Major Gifts Officer

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Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities

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Syracuse NY


960 James Street

Description :

The Major Gifts Officer will, in conjunction with congregational direction, develop and implement a major gifts fundraising strategy for the congregation.  This role encompasses all development functions including major giving, events planning and planned giving. The Major Gifts Officer will establish a regular program of donor cultivation and contact through programs, correspondence and visits (75% travel). Position located in Syracuse NY.



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-10 years fundraising experience, with extensive experience with fundraising databases and a thorough understanding of all areas of fund development
  • Must have good technical and creative writing skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Must possess initiative, sound judgment and the ability to manage multiple projects and individuals
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication, people, organizational, management, software, computer, and writing skills
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Valid driver’s license



The Sisters offer a comprehensive benefit program, including medical, dental and life insurance, 403(b) with match, PTO, holidays and more.

How to apply :

Send resume by email to

Janet Yermas, Congregational Director of HR

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