Development Officer

West Hartford, Connecticut
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023
Employment Type: 

The Development Officer is a member of the Foundation’s development team, which is responsible for obtaining endowment and legacy gifts. S/he will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward gift prospects and donors, as well as encourage strong partnerships with community-based organizations.  S/he is responsible for developing strategies to engage donors, secure gifts, and create meaningful community-based partnerships.

The Development Officer is expected to use technologies and information management systems to advance philanthropy and legacy administration at the Foundation.  The Development Officer will be detail-oriented and skilled at project management. S/he be expected to take strong initiative and work independently, meet critical deadlines, assist the finance department with campaign reporting, be proactive, provide strategic feedback to the development team, and demonstrate a high degree of judgment and discretion in the handling of materials and information of a confidential nature.

The Development Officer will help foster a spirit of cooperation and responsiveness in line with the mission and goals of the Foundation and ensure an exceptional level of customer service with all constituents.